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Filipino bishop a victim of Facebook identity theft

Tagbilaran, Philippines, Nov 8, 2017 / 06:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Bishop Alberto Uy of Tagbilaran, on the Philippine island Bohol, was forced to warn his social media friends of online scams after his Facebook account was cloned to solicit donations in his name. “ATTENTION ALL MY FB […]

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Changes in Irish equality law could threaten identity of religious schools

Dublin, Ireland, Dec 11, 2015 / 04:05 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A measure passed by the Irish legislature in the name of equality actually threatens the ability of religious institutions to function and maintain their identity, critics say.   Last week, the Irish Senate voted unanimously to repeal […]

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Faith served straight up: how alcohol shapes cultural and religious identity

Washington D.C., Apr 7, 2015 / 04:02 am (CNA).- From a glass of beer at dinner to the wine transfigured at the Last Supper, sharing a drink has held a profoundly important place in shaping people’s lives through the ages. In fact, according to one noted Catholic […]

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London Catholic school believes government order threatens its identity

London, England, Mar 26, 2015 / 04:29 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A prestigious Catholic school in London fears that altering its admissions criteria – as it was ordered to do by an English government agency following a complaint from the British Humanist Association – will damage its Christian […]

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Catholics supporting Archbishop Cordileone on school identity feel silenced, pressured

San Francisco, Calif., Mar 12, 2015 / 05:05 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Amid a PR campaign and protests against Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone’s attempt to clarify Catholic teaching in the San Francisco schools, those who support the archbishop say their voices are not being heard. “People are afraid to […]

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Bodily resurrection is key to Christian identity, Pope reminds

Bodily resurrection is key to Christian identity, Pope reminds

Vatican City, Sep 19, 2014 / 03:37 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Bodily resurrection is a reality which is the seal of our identity as Christians, Pope Francis said in his Friday morning homily at Santa Marta. Pointing to the people of Corinth, whom St. Paul spoke to in […]

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NY cardinal: parade decision is matter of gay identity vs action

NY cardinal: parade decision is matter of gay identity vs action

New York City, N.Y., Sep 19, 2014 / 02:14 am (CNA).- Cardinal Timothy Dolan has clarified his support for the New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade, while acknowledging some remaining concerns amid the controversy over the parade’s decision to include an LGBT advocacy group. “I share […]

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Christian identity comes from Holy Spirit, not ‘theology degrees’

Christian identity comes from Holy Spirit, not 'theology degrees'

Vatican City, Sep 2, 2014 / 09:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A Christian earns his ability to speak with authority from the Holy Spirit, not from a theology degree, Pope Francis said during his daily Mass at the Vatican's Saint Martha Residence Sept. 2. Reflecting on the Gospel […]

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Polygamy, gender identity seen as key challenges for families in Africa

Polygamy, gender identity seen as key challenges for families in Africa

Vatican City, Jul 18, 2014 / 06:19 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Representatives from the Pontifical Council for the Family gathered in the Republic of the Congo with over 40 bishops last week to discuss the state of families in Africa, highlighting both strengths and challenges they face. “The […]

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