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Take in more refugees, not fewer, bishops urge White House

Washington D.C., Sep 17, 2017 / 04:07 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Trump administration is reportedly planning to further reduce the number of refugees the U.S. will accept in the coming fiscal year, drawing concern from the U.S. bishops and others. “We’re strongly urging the administration, the President, […]

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Don’t overturn social order, faith leaders urge Supreme Court before marriage case

Washington D.C., Jun 24, 2015 / 05:06 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- As the Supreme Court will rule on same-sex marriage before the month’s end, over 50,000 Catholic, Orthodox, Protestant, and Jewish leaders have united to stand up for marriage as between one man and one woman. “There are […]

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Prayer breakfast speakers urge supplication for religious liberty, family

Washington D.C., May 7, 2015 / 04:23 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Prayer is sorely needed as existential threats face faith, the family, and religious liberty in the U.S., Catholic leaders insisted at a prayer breakfast held in the nation's capital on Thursday. “The crisis of marriage and family […]

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After devastating floods, Malawi bishops urge disaster management policies

Dedza, Malawi, Mar 6, 2015 / 02:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In light of heavy flooding in the country earlier this year, Malawi's bishops have held a workshop for journalists to help them explore climate challenges and to mobilize public policy changes. “Journalists drawn from various media houses […]

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Ukrainian Catholic bishops urge prayer, fasting ahead of Sunday’s ceasefire

Kyiv, Ukraine, Feb 12, 2015 / 05:15 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Ukrainian Catholic bishops in the US issued a letter on Wednesday asking their faithful to pray and fast for peace, a day before a tentative ceasefire in Ukraine was agreed on which would end 10 months […]

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Family synod an opportunity to support marriage, scholars urge

Family synod an opportunity to support marriage, scholars urge

Vatican City, Oct 1, 2014 / 04:07 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Law professors, family advocates and clergy have asked those participating in the upcoming synod of bishops to consider how best to help couples understand and live their marriages, in light of such negative family trends as divorce, […]

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Religious leaders urge Obama to help minorities in Middle East

Religious leaders urge Obama to help minorities in Middle East

Denver, Colo., Aug 11, 2014 / 05:37 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- As persecution of religious minorities intensifies in Iraq, in the U.S. Christian, Jewish, and Muslim leaders have joined together to ask the Obama administration to work “urgently” to end religious persecution in the Middle East. “We see […]

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Bishops urge conscience protection for child welfare agencies

Bishops urge conscience protection for child welfare agencies

Washington D.C., Aug 1, 2014 / 05:18 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Three committee chairmen of the U.S. Bishops’ Conference are strongly supporting a new bill that protects the conscience rights of child welfare agencies. “As you know, our first and most cherished freedom, religious liberty, is to be […]

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