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Thousands of South Sudanese find refuge in Cathedral

Wau, South Sudan, Aug 20, 2017 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As the civil war in South Sudan heightens, millions are fleeing their homes for safer ground, which many have found at St. Mary Help of Christian's Cathedral in Wau, the country's second largest city. “Those who […]

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Thousands of students, parents ask Supreme Court to protect bathroom privacy

Washington D.C., Sep 28, 2016 / 04:37 pm (CNA).- More than 8,900 students, parents and school community members are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to protect a restroom privacy policy for students in a Virginia school district. “Placing students in circumstances where their privacy is compromised and […]

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Hundreds of thousands attend ‘Family Day’ as Italy debates same-sex unions

Rome, Italy, Jan 30, 2016 / 12:24 pm (CNA).- Rome’s Circus Maximus was the site of a massive rally against a proposed law which would allow same-sex unions across the country of Italy.  Hundreds of thousands are estimated to have gathered for ‘Family Day’ at the historic […]

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Catholics in Colombia assist thousands of their brethren forced out of Venezuela

Cucuta, Colombia, Aug 27, 2015 / 11:36 am (CNA/EWTN News).- With thousands of Colombian residents of Venezuela being driven from their homes amid a border crisis and martial law, the bishop of a Colombian border city is encouraging his people to assist the displaced. Since last week, […]

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Tens of thousands protest at Planned Parenthood clinics across the country

Denver, Colo., Aug 23, 2015 / 06:40 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Hundreds of demonstrations were held outside of Planned Parenthood clinics across the U.S. this weekend with protesters calling on the federal government to stop funding the abortion giant.   After videos were released last month showing Planned […]

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Thousands of people are trapped in the ocean right now – here is Pope Francis’ response

Vatican City, May 25, 2015 / 04:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis has strongly called on the international community to help the scores of migrants who are currently trapped after attempting to cross the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea. While around three thousand migrants have […]

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Nigerian bishop hopes for solidarity, as thousands already killed in the new year

Jos, Nigeria, Jan 12, 2015 / 02:56 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Boko Haram having killed as many as 2,000 in an attack on the town of Baga last week, Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama of Jos hopes that Nigeria will see demonstrations of solidarity and unity in the face of […]

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Our Lady of Guadalupe Mass draws thousands in LA

Los Angeles, Calif., Dec 12, 2014 / 11:52 am (CNA).- More than 25,000 people – including many young people – attended an outdoor Mass in Los Angeles honoring the feast day of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Scores of young boys dressed as miniature Juan Diegos and little […]

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Thousands of Tango dancers to perform for Pope’s birthday

Rome, Italy, Dec 2, 2014 / 02:43 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis enjoys the customs of his native Argentina. He drinks mate – an Argentinean tea – he follows soccer, and likes to listen to Tango music. Consequently, some 7,000 Tango dances have decided to perform a […]

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Thousands of prayerful witnesses dwarf black mass turnout in OKC

Thousands of prayerful witnesses dwarf black mass turnout in OKC

Oklahoma City, Okla., Sep 22, 2014 / 04:32 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Thousands of Catholics across Oklahoma responded to a sparsely attended black mass in Oklahoma City with prayers, Eucharistic processions, and demonstrations, as the city’s archbishop emphasized God's love and mercy. “We are gathered as witnesses to […]

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