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Report says accurate number of children separated at border is unknown

By Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — A report published Jan. 17 says the number of immigrant children separated from their parents at the border last year is unknown and the number given out by government officials at the end of … Continue reading

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Marchers urged to stand strong, fight for life with ‘compassion, hope’

By Julie Asher  Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — Those who stand up for the dignity of life in all its stages and want to see this respect for all life enshrined once again in U.S. law have a friend … Continue reading

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Youth at Mass for Life thanked for offering sign of hope for the future

By Mark Zimmermann  Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — They came from near and far, and even from Down Under, united in prayer and in standing together for life at the Archdiocese of Washington’s annual Youth Rally and Mass for … Continue reading

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Pope says it’s ‘grave sin’ to deny God has blessed other Christians

By Cindy Wooden  Catholic News Service ROME (CNS) — Just as divisions in society grow when wealth is not shared, divisions within Christianity grow when the richness of gifts God has given to one Christian church or community are not … Continue reading

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‘So small a thing’ can be a big deal, bishop says at march vigil’s end

By Mark Pattison  Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — Bishop Barry C. Knestout of Richmond, Virginia, quoted from Catholic author J.R.R. Tolkien to make a pro-life point during his homily at the Jan. 18 Mass that closed the Vigil for … Continue reading

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‘Deception’ guided court cases that legalized abortion, archbishop says

By Mark Pattison  Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — The two Supreme Court cases that legalized abortion virtually on demand in the United States were based on “deception,” said Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City, Kansas. “The late Norma … Continue reading

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Take charge of your roots, culture, pope tells indigenous youths

By Junno Arocho Esteves  Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis said that in order to face the challenges ahead, young indigenous men and women must protect and never forget their roots and their cultures. In a video … Continue reading

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