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Assisted suicide for mental health issues? A Catholic response

Denver, Colo., Aug 5, 2017 / 04:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- With awareness of mental health conditions on the rise, how is the Church called to respond to those who do not simply wish to end their lives, but push for the right to do so legally? Adam […]

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Who you gonna call (on murky moral issues)? Catholic bioethicists

Philadelphia, Pa., Jan 1, 2017 / 12:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- What would you do if you're a young medical student who was told that you must participate in abortion in order to get your degree?  Or if you and your family have to make the decision about […]

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Sodalitium Christianae Vitae issues statement in wake of accusations

Lima, Peru, Oct 22, 2015 / 03:56 pm (CNA).- The Sodalitium Christianae Vitae issued a statement on Wednesday announcing its commitment to the investigation of mistreatement, including sexual abuse, allegedly committed by its founder. The Oct. 21 statement was released after the publication in Peru of a […]

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Pope to Lutherans: In Christian unity, don’t be afraid of the tough issues

Vatican City, May 5, 2015 / 02:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Christians in pursuit of unity should not be afraid to broach potential areas of disagreement such as marriage, family, and sexuality, Pope Francis said in a meeting with the head of Sweden's Lutheran church. “All Catholic faithful” […]

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Will Pope Francis’ visit to Europe’s parliament bolster family issues?

Brussels, Belgium, Nov 22, 2014 / 06:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Awaiting the Pope's visit to Strasbourg next week, an official of the Federation of Catholic Family Associations in Europe says she hopes Francis will insist on family issues, as they are crucial to fulfilling Europe's dream of […]

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Marriage and family issues facing Catholics are not all universal

Marriage and family issues facing Catholics are not all universal

Vatican City, Oct 16, 2014 / 04:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Synod on the Family has provided an opportunity for people to bring up issues concerning marriage and family life facing Catholics around the world, but as one auditor has noted, not all of those issues are […]

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What kinds of family issues are important to a Nicaraguan bishop?

What kinds of family issues are important to a Nicaraguan bishop?

Vatican City, Oct 14, 2014 / 02:11 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Gang violence, family separation and a “chauvinistic culture” that strains marriages are among the challenges facing families in parts of Latin America, said a bishop from Nicaragua. “Violence in families has actually intensified and increased” in the […]

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Pope Francis prays, issues strong appeal for Ebola victims

Pope Francis prays, issues strong appeal for Ebola victims

Vatican City, Sep 24, 2014 / 08:14 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis made an appeal for prayer and aid for the victims of the Ebola outbreak which has been sweeping through several West African countries. Speaking during his General Audience Sept. 24, the Pope expressed his closeness […]

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Vatican, SSPX officials resume meetings on doctrinal issues

Vatican, SSPX officials resume meetings on doctrinal issues

Rome, Italy, Sep 24, 2014 / 12:14 am (CNA).- Officials of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith met with representatives of the Society of St. Pius X on Tuesday for two hours at the Vatican to discuss matters of Church teaching. “During the meeting, various […]

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Baghdad bishop issues prayer challenge for peace in Iraq

Baghdad, Iraq, Aug 25, 2014 / 04:24 pm (CNA).- A bishop in Baghdad is challenging the faithful across the world to join in 30 minutes of prayer before the Blessed Sacrament on Aug. 26 for peace in Iraq and for refugees of violence in the country. Chaldean […]

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