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Decision to axe US migration program endangers minors, bishops warn

Washington D.C., Nov 11, 2017 / 06:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Trump administration's ending of a program that helped reunite Central American minors with their parents in the U.S. has drawn strong objections from the U.S. bishops. The administration decided to end refugee processing in Honduras, El […]

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Does the Mexican priest who allegedly abused minors even exist?

Mexico City, Mexico, Sep 21, 2016 / 04:38 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- After the Mexican branch of the “hacktivist” group Anonymous reported that the Archdiocese of Mexico had let off an alleged priest who confessed to having molested 30 girls, the Church in Mexico has denied that the […]

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Statues for Vatican commission on protection of minors released

Vatican City, May 8, 2015 / 06:37 am (CNA/EWTN News).- After meeting for the first time as a complete entity in February, the Vatican Commission for the Protection of Minors has published their formal statues, effective for three years. “The effective protection of minors and a commitment […]

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An exodus with little hope – report finds crisis of unaccompanied minors fleeing Syria

Washington D.C., Mar 10, 2015 / 05:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The countries neighboring Syria are swamped with millions of refugees from its civil war which creates special risks for young children, according to a new report by the U.S. bishops. More than half of the 3.8 million […]

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How threats to religious freedom could harm unaccompanied minors

Washington D.C., Feb 24, 2015 / 03:45 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholic and Evangelical humanitarian agencies are among the U.S. groups responding to the massive influx of unaccompanied minors from Latin America, but a new federal rule could require them to refer the children for abortion or lose […]

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Pope Francis strengthens commission for the protection of minors

Vatican City, Dec 17, 2014 / 02:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis appointed eight new members of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors on Wednesday, completing the ranks of the commission with a balanced geographical representation in doing so. “The commission was enlarged with the […]

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Cardinal advisors discuss Curia reform, protection of minors

Vatican City, Dec 12, 2014 / 12:15 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Efforts to reform the Roman Curia have moved forward with the latest round of Vatican meetings and will continue next year, said Fr. Federico Lombardi, director of the Holy See Press Office. “Curia reform is an ongoing […]

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Argentina lawmakers rebuked over abortion push for minors

Buenos Aires, Argentina, Nov 5, 2014 / 12:03 am (CNA).- Pro-life organizations in Argentina are denouncing a proposal that would allow “free and legal abortion on demand,” for children as young as 14 years-old. The proposal, being considered by the Committee on Penal Legislation of the Argentinean […]

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Curia reform advances as cardinals, minors protection group meet

Curia reform advances as cardinals, minors protection group meet

Vatican City, Sep 18, 2014 / 04:09 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As Pope Francis' council of cardinals for curia reform gather this week in Rome, the newly-created Pontifical Commission for Protection for minors will soon meet to finish creating its statutes. Father Federico Lombardi, director of the Vatican's […]

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Boston priest named secretary of Vatican commission to protect minors

Boston priest named secretary of Vatican commission to protect minors

Vatican City, Sep 10, 2014 / 09:58 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican announced today that Msgr. Robert W. Oliver will leave his position as promoter of justice to take on a new role as the secretary of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors. Msgr. Oliver […]

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