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On abortion policy, a tale of two White House transitions

Washington D.C., Nov 17, 2016 / 03:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pro-abortion rights groups sought massive change in the Barack Obama administration eight years ago. Now, some pro-life advocates see the incoming Trump administration as a major opportunity to advance their cause. “Donald Trump ran as a pro-life […]

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Illinois diocese: New policy tells families what to expect from Catholic schools

Springfield, Ill., Aug 29, 2015 / 04:58 pm (CNA).- Cooperation, not exclusion, is the goal of a new parental agreement for students in Catholic schools run by the Diocese of Springfield, Ill., an official with the diocese has said. “We have been and remain committed to partnering […]

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Why the Boy Scouts’ new policy led a Catholic bishop to cut ties

Bismarck, N.D., Aug 6, 2015 / 05:10 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Bishop David Kagan of Bismarck, himself a former boy scout, has reluctantly told his North Dakota diocese to disaffiliate from the Boy Scouts of America due to the legal risks and the moral confusion its new leadership […]

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Pope to policy makers in Ecuador: Love society as your family

Quito, Ecuador, Jul 7, 2015 / 05:59 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In an address at the San Francisco church in Quito, Ecuador Pope Francis told political and social policy makers of the country to look to the family as their model for solidarity and subsidiarity. “In a family, […]

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When detention denies dignity: bishops offer look inside US migrant, refugee policy

Washington D.C., May 14, 2015 / 03:20 am (CNA/EWTN News).- “Please help us, please pray for us.” These were the words of detained migrants and refugees at a Karnes, Texas facility who spoke Archbishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller of San Antonio and his visiting delegation of religious leaders last […]

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Gratitude and caution over new Cuba policy

Washington D.C., Dec 18, 2014 / 02:29 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholic bishops in the U.S. and Cuba rejoiced at the historic announcement of a new relationship between the countries, while some U.S. leaders warned the policy shift could have negative consequences. “Engagement is the path to support […]

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US must adapt foreign policy to solve migrant crisis, says bishop

US must adapt foreign policy to solve migrant crisis, says bishop

Washington D.C., Jul 27, 2014 / 04:11 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The head of the U.S. bishops’ international justice and peace committee implored Secretary of State John Kerry to utilize U.S. foreign policy to address the “root causes” of child migration from Central America. “The crisis on our […]

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