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Archbishop Gomez: social justice needs a pro-life foundation

Los Angeles, Calif., Feb 4, 2016 / 06:22 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Efforts to combat social injustice cannot forget that the right to life is foundational, Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles said at a Hispanic pro-life gathering last week. Pro-life questions are not just one issue […]

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Justice and truth are the keys to peace in Central African Republic, Pope says

Vatican City, May 15, 2015 / 11:47 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis' address to the bishops of the Central African Republic on Friday focused on the Church's role in fostering reconciliation in the war-torn country, urging a deeper adhesion to the Gospel and the importance of honesty […]

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‘A travesty of justice’: No murder charges over baby cut out of mother’s womb

Denver, Colo., Apr 1, 2015 / 12:17 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The archbishop of Denver lamented the law’s failure to protect all human life after it was announced that no murder charge would be filed in connection with a baby who died after being cut out of her […]

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Pope puts family at the center of social justice

Vatican City, Feb 28, 2015 / 02:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In an audience with the Confederazione Cooperative Italiane (confederation of Italian co-operatives) Pope Francis called for the “globalization of solidarity” which places the dignity of persons and families at the center of social justice. “To globalize solidarity,” […]

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Christians, Muslims unite for justice over couple burned in kiln

Lahore, Pakistan, Nov 20, 2014 / 10:31 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In the two weeks since a Christian couple was killed by a Muslim mob in Pakistan, local leaders from both religions have come together repeatedly to call for justice in the matter, and an end to the […]

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Six years later, Christians in India await justice for Kandhamal massacre

Bhubaneswar, India, Nov 18, 2014 / 02:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Last August marked the six year anniversary of the brutal 2008 Kandhamal, Odisha massacre in India, but for Fr. Thomas Chellan, the memories have not faded. Even after all that time Christians in the region are still […]

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At the heart of the annulment process: Justice, salvation of souls, Pope says

Vatican City, Nov 5, 2014 / 12:07 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis gave a brief address to canonists on Wednesday, discussing the grave importance of justice in the process of marriage annulment, and the salvation of souls above all – which is always found in justice. “In […]

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‘Justice and mercy cannot be separated’

'Justice and mercy cannot be separated'

Vatican City, Oct 9, 2014 / 05:09 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- As three proposals emerged from the synod of bishops to reform the process of marriage annulment, a participant in the synod has stressed that a narrative putting justice on one side, and mercy on the other, “is […]

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