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MLK’s niece: Pro-life work continues my uncle’s legacy

Rome, Italy, Dec 14, 2017 / 12:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Alveda King, the niece of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and longtime pro-life advocate, has it in her blood to fight for the causes she believes in, one of which is to promote “civil rights” for the […]

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The dignity of work – a company’s quest for the mentally ill

Denver, Colo., Feb 23, 2016 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- When Bayaud Enterprises was started in 1969 in Denver, Colorado, they had one thing on their mind: employment. But not just any kind of employment. They wanted to seek out individuals with chronic mental illness and psychiatric […]

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Pope to Ugandan catechists: Your work is not easy. But it is important.

Munyonyo, Uganda, Nov 27, 2015 / 10:53 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Speaking with catechists and teachers in Uganda, Pope Francis on Friday offered encouragement and stressed that witnessing the faith is critical for the growth of the Church.   “Even when the task seems too much, the resources […]

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Why the effort to make gay marriage sacramental won’t work

Washington D.C., Aug 2, 2015 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Dissenting Catholic groups have called for gay marriage to be recognized as a sacrament, but Catholic theology has a clear priority: marriage is God's creation – and not even the Church can change that.   Dr. John […]

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Bishop urges youth of India to work for tolerance amid increase in violence

Bellary, India, Jan 31, 2015 / 04:03 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The head of the Indian Catholic Youth Movement, Bishop Hendry D'Souza of Bellary, has raised his voice about the necessity of religious tolerance and interreligious dialouge in India. “Social amity should not be the responsibility of the […]

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Iraqi priests work to save historic Christian writings from Islamic State

Erbil, Iraq, Jan 29, 2015 / 02:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Effectively exiled from his friary in Mosul by the Islamic State last year, Fr. Najeeb Michaeel, O.P. is working to preserve Christian manuscripts through digitization, recording a memory of Iraq's Christian past. Fr. Najeeb Michaeel is an […]

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Pope tells diplomats to work for peace amid a world rife with conflict

Vatican City, Jan 12, 2015 / 07:54 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis told Vatican diplomats that peace – which is a communal responsibility – is the only solution to global issues like war, terrorism and social problems such as unemployment and slavery. “Today I wish to repeat […]

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Work, Pray, Love: Archbishop Chaput’s advice for modern Christians

New York City, N.Y., Oct 21, 2014 / 04:24 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Religious believers should acknowledge that they are now “strangers” in U.S. society, in part because of their own failures, but should nevertheless work for renewal and worship God with joy, said Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. […]

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Knights of Columbus’ ‘heroic’ pro-life work wins Notre Dame prize

Knights of Columbus' 'heroic' pro-life work wins Notre Dame prize

South Bend, Ind., Oct 6, 2014 / 11:56 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Knights of Columbus and Supreme Knight Carl Anderson have been named the recipients of a University of Notre Dame institute’s 2015 Evangelium Vitae medal in recognition of their pro-life efforts. “Since its inception, the Knights […]

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True pastoral work never contradicts doctrine, cardinal stresses

True pastoral work never contradicts doctrine, cardinal stresses

Rome, Italy, Oct 5, 2014 / 05:17 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As bishops from around the world prepare to discuss pastoral solutions to various challenges surrounding the family, German Cardinal Walter Brandmüller explained that these solutions cannot oppose Church teaching. “Under no circumstances can pastoral work be in […]

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