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After years of controversy, HHS reconsiders fetal tissue funding - Tue, 20 Nov 2018 00:06:00 -0700 - ashington D.C., Nov 20, 2018 / 12:06 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Health researchers need alternatives to using fetal tissue, Department of Health and Human Services leaders have said after several years of c ...

New Mexico legislators want to repeal state's abortion ban - Mon, 19 Nov 2018 15:29:00 -0700 - anta Fe, N.M., Nov 19, 2018 / 03:29 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A group of New Mexican legislators seeks to overturn a state law that would make abortion illegal if Roe v. Wade were overturned, part of a dev ...

NJ dioceses to form compensation program for child victims of clerical abuse - Mon, 19 Nov 2018 15:16:00 -0700 - ewark, N.J., Nov 19, 2018 / 03:16 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Archdiocese of Newark announced Monday that New Jersey’s five dioceses will together form a Victim Compensation and Counseling Program ...

Legatus will not collect 2019 tithe to Holy See - Mon, 19 Nov 2018 11:28:00 -0700 - ashington D.C., Nov 19, 2018 / 11:28 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A U.S.-based organization of Catholic business executives has decided not to collect from its members the portion of their dues that would con ...

To help fight sex abuse, Catholic group offers guide to the news - Sun, 18 Nov 2018 16:41:00 -0700 - ansing, Mich., Nov 18, 2018 / 04:41 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholic bishops must act to counter sex abuse of adults as well as minors, says a lay group that has compiled a reader of news stories, analys ...

Pro-life display vandalized at Ohio university - Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:06:00 -0700 - xford, Ohio, Nov 16, 2018 / 12:06 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A pro-life display at an Ohio university has been vandalized three times since it was erected Monday by the school’s pro-life organization. ...

Ohio House passes heartbeat abortion bill - Thu, 15 Nov 2018 18:01:00 -0700 - olumbus, Ohio, Nov 15, 2018 / 06:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Ohio House has once again passed a pro-life bill that would ban abortions after a baby’s heartbeat is detected. “This bill bas ...

Congressional bill aims for human rights for China‚Äôs Uyghurs - Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:11:00 -0700 - ashington D.C., Nov 15, 2018 / 04:11 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Legislation could help advance religious freedom and human rights in China’s far western province of Xinjiang, say U.S. lawmakers concer ...

Editor's Note: What's in our Newsroom? - Thu, 15 Nov 2018 15:34:00 -0700 - enver, Colo., Nov 15, 2018 / 03:34 pm (CNA).- I love CNA’s newsrooms. In Denver, DC, and in Rome, our newsrooms are staffed with smart Catholics, telling interesting stories about the Church an ...

Vatican, US bishops face class-action lawsuit from victims of clergy sex abuse - Thu, 15 Nov 2018 14:44:00 -0700 - ashington D.C., Nov 15, 2018 / 02:44 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The U.S. bishops' conference and the Holy See face a class action lawsuit filed by six men who claim they were sexually abused by Catholic ...

Virginia Catholics praise dismissal of assisted suicide by state legislature - Thu, 15 Nov 2018 03:49:00 -0700 - rlington, Va., Nov 15, 2018 / 03:49 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Virginia Catholics are praising the decision of a joint commission of the state legislature to take no action on a study on assisted suicide. ...

Harvard students hold Catholic Sex Week to explain Church teaching - Thu, 15 Nov 2018 00:27:00 -0700 - ambridge, Mass., Nov 15, 2018 / 12:27 am (CNA/EWTN News).- After Sex Week at Harvard University this year, the Catholic Student Association hosted a series of talks designed to offer insight on the Ca ...

Bishop Malone criticized for $200,000 house renovation - Wed, 14 Nov 2018 19:31:00 -0700 - uffalo, N.Y., Nov 14, 2018 / 07:31 pm (CNA).- Bishop Richard Malone of Buffalo, New York has come under fire for reportedly spending an estimated $200,000 to renovate his new home - a former convent n ...

Cardinal DiNardo hopeful for Church in US - Wed, 14 Nov 2018 17:03:00 -0700 - altimore, Md., Nov 14, 2018 / 05:03 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Acknowledging that he was disappointed by the Vatican's decision to block a vote on sex abuse reform measures, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of G ...

'What are people to make of our silence?' Bishops discuss McCarrick in Baltimore - Wed, 14 Nov 2018 16:38:00 -0700 - altimore, Md., Nov 14, 2018 / 04:38 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The bishops of the United States resumed their open-floor discussion on the recent sexual abuse scandals facing the Church in America Wednesday ...