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Activist group apologizes to priest after lawsuit dismissed

St. Louis, Mo., Nov 27, 2017 / 08:19 pm (CNA).- An advocacy group has issued an apology to a St. Louis priest for "any false or inaccurate statements" regarding allegations of abuse, after criminal charges against him were dropped and subsequent lawsuits were settled or dismissed. The […]

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Group to end 12-year vigil at closed Massachusetts church

Boston, Mass., May 18, 2016 / 06:11 pm (CNA).- Former parishioners occupying the long-closed St. Frances X. Cabrini Church in Scituate, Massachusetts say they plan to end their continuous 24-hour vigil after the Supreme Court refused to hear their case, May 16. A statement issued by the […]

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Religious freedom group condemns Saudi Arabia’s execution of Shi’a cleric

Washington D.C., Jan 6, 2016 / 05:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The U.S. chief religious freedom watchdog condemned Saudi Arabia’s Jan. 2 execution of a Shi’a Muslim cleric as a violation of religious freedom, and called for global respect for human rights. “Sheik al-Nimr's execution blatantly disregards the […]

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This Catholic healthcare group is being sued for refusing to provide abortions

Detroit, Mich., Oct 4, 2015 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Trinity Health Corporations, one of the largest Catholic health care operations in America, is seeking the dismissal of a lawsuit brought by the American Civil Liberties Union over its refusal to provide women with abortion services at […]

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Planned Parenthood’s CEO validates suspicions, advocacy group says

Washington D.C., Sep 1, 2015 / 11:07 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Under fire after a series of recent sting videos, Planned Parenthood Federation of America’s (PPFA) CEO Cecile Richards wrote a letter to Congress last week addressing the issues raised in the videos, which call into question Planned […]

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Lawsuit against national pro-life group dies at the Sixth Circuit Court

Washington D.C., Mar 10, 2015 / 03:34 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Ruling in favor of a national pro-life group, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday upheld a district court’s decision to toss out a defamation lawsuit brought by a former congressman. “Last year the U.S. Supreme […]

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VIP treatment for LGBT group at the Vatican? Not really.

Vatican City, Feb 19, 2015 / 05:19 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Vatican sources have cast doubt on reports of VIP treatment for New Ways Ministry, an American LGBT activist group that rejects Catholic teaching, at Pope Francis’ most recent general audience. A source in the Prefecture for the […]

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How one Catholic group is challenging the media’s LGBT narrative

Washington D.C., Jan 15, 2015 / 05:32 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Everyone must be free to proclaim their religious beliefs, a Catholic group has said after prominent speakers spurned its summit because of the group’s stance on homosexuality. “At its core, this issue is about the freedom of […]

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Investing with Catholic values? Knights of Columbus group to offer guidance

New Haven, Conn., Dec 20, 2014 / 02:58 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Knights of Columbus fraternal organization aims to extend its Catholic values and financial expertise into a new subsidiary that will provide investment guidance to Catholic institutions. “The Catholic community has traditionally been served by investment […]

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Pro-life ad group sees unprecedented success in 2014

Austin, Texas, Dec 12, 2014 / 07:09 pm (CNA).- Heroic Media is celebrating their most successful year yet, reporting their pro-life ads have generated more than 360,000 responses, the highest number in the apostolate's ten-year history. “This is more than a number for us – every woman […]

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