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‘Zimbabwe is burning’: Bishops call for peace amid violent protests, crackdown - Tue, 22 Jan 2019 00:16:00 -0700 - arare, Zimbabwe, Jan 22, 2019 / 12:16 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As political protests in Zimbabwe have turned violent and even fatal, reportedly leaving at least 12 people dead, the bishops of the country ...

Notre Dame to cover prominent Columbus murals - Mon, 21 Jan 2019 18:01:00 -0700 - outh Bend, Ind., Jan 21, 2019 / 06:01 pm (CNA).- A series of murals depicting Christopher Columbus' life and exploration displayed at the University of Notre Dame will be covered up, the universit ...

Martin Luther King Jr hailed as an example of 'artisans of peace' - Mon, 21 Jan 2019 14:35:00 -0700 - ashington D.C., Jan 21, 2019 / 02:35 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston has called civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. an exemplar of the “artisans of peace ...

After Covington Catholic students caught in social media maelstrom, fuller picture emerges - Mon, 21 Jan 2019 13:28:00 -0700 - ashington D.C., Jan 21, 2019 / 01:28 pm (CNA).- A wave of media attention engulfed this weekend a group of students who attended last week’s annual March for Life in Washington, DC. The students ...

Bishops ‘encouraged’ by Trump proposal for Dreamers, urge permanent solution - Mon, 21 Jan 2019 12:00:00 -0700 - ashington D.C., Jan 21, 2019 / 12:00 pm (CNA).- The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has responded cautiously to President Donald Trump’s proposal to extend protections for those eli ...

What the pope said when Martin Luther King was killed - Mon, 21 Jan 2019 09:35:00 -0700 - emphis, Tenn., Jan 21, 2019 / 09:35 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King, Jr., was fatally shot outside his room at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. King is remembered a ...

What Catholics can learn from ‘Tidying Up with Marie Kondo’ - Sun, 20 Jan 2019 16:11:00 -0700 - enver, Colo., Jan 20, 2019 / 04:11 pm (CNA).- “Does it spark joy?” That question has become a rallying cry for fans of Japanese cleaning guru Marie Kondo, whose 2012 book “The Life- ...

'I survived my mom’s abortion appointment:' Voices from the March for Life - Sat, 19 Jan 2019 16:00:00 -0700 - ashington D.C., Jan 19, 2019 / 04:00 pm (CNA).- Attendees at the 2019 March for Life saw an unannounced appearance from Vice President Mike Pence, a video message from President Trump, a strong bipart ...

NY bishops lament bill to expand abortion in state - Sat, 19 Jan 2019 15:01:00 -0700 - lbany, N.Y., Jan 19, 2019 / 03:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The bishops of New York decried Thursday the likely passage of the Reproductive Health Act, which would expand abortion access throughout the sta ...

When a baby dies, faith and medicine aim for compassion - Sat, 19 Jan 2019 10:00:00 -0700 - enver, Colo., Jan 19, 2019 / 10:00 am (CNA).- Grieving a miscarriage or stillbirth can be heart-wrenching. As awareness of that difficulty grows, medical professionals and clergy strive to offer meani ...

Appeals court rules in Texas' favor over effort to defund Planned Parenthood - Fri, 18 Jan 2019 18:59:00 -0700 - ew Orleans, La., Jan 18, 2019 / 06:59 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit vacated Thursday a previous injunction barring Texas from stripping Planned Parentho ...

Sister resigns from Detroit seminary after sex abuse allegations - Fri, 18 Jan 2019 17:47:00 -0700 - etroit, Mich., Jan 18, 2019 / 05:47 pm (CNA).- Sacred Heart Seminary in Detroit announced this week the resignation of Sr. Mary Finn, 84, a long-time faculty member and assistant professor of theology ...

Knights on parade: With the Knights of Columbus at the March for Life - Fri, 18 Jan 2019 17:30:00 -0700 - ashington D.C., Jan 18, 2019 / 05:30 pm (CNA).- Their activism has sparked controversy in recent months, after a U.S. senator called the Knights of Columbus and their pro-life work “extreme.&rdq ...

Amid curriculum controversy, Franciscan University president calls for unity - Fri, 18 Jan 2019 16:01:00 -0700 - teubenville, Ohio, Jan 18, 2019 / 04:01 pm (CNA).- The president of Franciscan University of Steubenville said Monday that the university is committed to a faithful Catholic approach to university edu ...

'Every life is worth protecting,' President Trump, VP Pence tell March for Life - Fri, 18 Jan 2019 13:05:00 -0700 - ashington D.C., Jan 18, 2019 / 01:05 pm (CNA).- The March for Life again gathered myriad pro-life advocates to mark the anniversary of legalized abortion in America, and in a surprise appearance Vice ...