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This cloistered nun got her doctorate in aerospace engineering

Mumbai, India, Jun 7, 2017 / 12:05 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A cloistered nun in India came out of her convent for an extraordinary reason: to attend a graduation ceremony for her doctorate in Aerospace Engineering. “I had joined the religious order after my final oral exam last […]

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This is the first laundry with Down syndrome workers in Latin America

Concepción, Chile, May 28, 2017 / 04:09 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Three years ago the Church in Chile launched “Lavandería 21,” a new work inclusion project for people with Downs syndrome, whose results today far exceed what was hoped. It all began in 2012 when the Archbishop Fernando […]

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Why Catholics in Scotland want a statue for this martyred priest

Glasgow, Scotland, Mar 23, 2017 / 02:31 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Four centuries after the martyrdom of St. John Ogilvie, Catholics in Scotland have launched a campaign to mark the place in Glasgow’s city center where he was executed for preaching the Catholic faith. The Order of the […]

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Want to get close to your (Heavenly) Mother? Check out this book.

Ann Arbor, Mich., Jan 22, 2017 / 04:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- For Catholics, it’s fairly par for the course to be questioned by non-Catholics about the Blessed Virgin Mary at some point. And that’s probably because the Catholic Church has a lot to say about her. Church […]

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For this disability advocate, Colo. assisted suicide measure still not safe

Denver, Colo., Aug 31, 2016 / 09:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Voters in Colorado will decide whether to legalize assisted suicide in their state in November, after a campaign gathered enough signatures to put the proposal on the ballot. If passed, the measure known as the Colorado End-of-Life […]

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Pope Francis wrote a letter to this young mother in prison

Santiago, Chile, Aug 2, 2016 / 04:03 pm (CNA).- A prison inmate in Chile was surprised when she received a letter last week from Pope Francis, whom she had written a year ago asking for prayers. On July 27, local bishop Luis Infanti came to the prison […]

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This is ‘wrong,’ bishop tells Notre Dame for awarding Joe Biden

South Bend, Ind., Mar 15, 2016 / 05:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Vice President Joe Biden's “gravely irresponsible” rejection of Catholic teaching on abortion and marriage should disqualify him from Notre Dame's Laetare Medal, the local bishop has said. “We should seek to honor those who act to […]

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This little girl only has half a heart, but she’s full of joy for Pope Francis

Mexico City, Mexico, Feb 18, 2016 / 02:09 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Sabrina Puig is eight years old. Due to a rare condition, she only has half a heart. But when Pope Francis passed by, she ran to him. Sabrina and her mother, Karla Robles, were behind the […]

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Dating has died at college – but this campaign hopes to revive it

Princeton, N.J., Feb 11, 2016 / 06:18 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On a day marked by flowers, chocolate and romantic greeting cards, the Love and Fidelity Network is trying to bring back authentic relationships, especially to college campuses where dating seems to be a thing of the past. […]

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This sword-wielding Samurai just moved closer to sainthood!

Vatican City, Jan 23, 2016 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The martyrdom of a 16th-century Samurai who died for his Catholic faith was approved this week by Pope Francis, making the Japanese warrior one among nine other causes that advanced toward sainthood. Takayama Ukon was born in […]

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