Mo. lawmakers override governor’s veto to pass pro-life measures

St. Louis, Mo., Sep 12, 2014 / 03:49 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Missouri legislature has overridden two vetoes from Gov. Jay Nixon in order to implement a three-day waiting period before an abortion and a tax credit for pregnancy centers and maternity homes. Karen Nolkemper, executive director of the Respect Life Apostolate for the Archdiocese of St. Louis, said the votes for the two bills are “a public affirmation that all life matters, even that of the most vulnerable among … [Read more...]

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Catholics in America will – and do – suffer for ‘swimming against the tide’

Chicago, Ill., Sep 12, 2014 / 12:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Faithful Catholics will face increasing difficulties in American society as public life becomes more dominated by another “religion” that marginalizes the Church and imposes its own morality, Cardinal Francis George of Chicago has written. “Swimming against the tide means limiting one’s access to positions of prestige and power in society,” Cardinal George wrote in his Sept. 7 column for Catholic New World, … [Read more...]

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FOCUS broadens missionary outreach with ‘Digital Campus’

Denver, Colo., Sep 11, 2014 / 04:41 am (CNA/EWTN News).- With missionary teams on 100 college campuses across the continental U.S., the Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS) has reached an impressive number of students in its 16-year history. But with thousands more institutes of higher learning lacking a missionary presence, many students have yet to be reached. In response to the growing demand, while also faced with limited resources, FOCUS has launched a Digital … [Read more...]

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Sen. Cruz’s tense Middle East remarks prompt calls for Christian unity

Washington D.C., Sep 11, 2014 / 03:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Amid controversial remarks by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.), Christian leaders at a historic ecumenical conference voiced the need for unity in the face of the mass persecution of Christians and other minorities in the Middle East. “For the love of God, we're here to talk about the Christians and we’re here to be united,” said Andrew Doran, executive director of In Defense of Christians, at a Sept. 10 speech at the … [Read more...]

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Knights’ collection for persecuted Iraqis passes $2 million

Washington D.C., Sep 11, 2014 / 02:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A Knights of Columbus relief fund for persecuted Iraqi refugees has now surpassed $2 million, and the order has released a special prayer to add a spiritual dimension to the humanitarian response. “It has shocked the conscience of the world that people are systematically being purged from the region where their families have lived for millennia simply for their faith,” Knights of Columbus CEO and Supreme Knight Carl … [Read more...]

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Love of God linked to love of man, archbishop reminds on 9/11

Denver, Colo., Sep 11, 2014 / 12:01 am (CNA).- The 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks against the United States is a chance to mourn and honor those who died, as well as to choose love over hatred, Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila said. “The fruit of people hating their fellow man is that they end up hating God. Their religion becomes warped and twisted by their hatred for their neighbor,” the Denver archbishop said in his Sept. 11 column for the Denver Catholic … [Read more...]

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Family finds hope in priestly ordination of dying seminarian

San Antonio, Texas, Sep 10, 2014 / 05:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Family members of a priest who died of cancer just two days after his ordination say that his brief priesthood was an incredible blessing, for which they are grateful.   “In the midst of the sadness because he was very sick, his ordination was a tremendous blessing for us,” said Miriam Carmona, Fr. William Carmona’s eldest sister who lives in Medellin, Colombia. “In a family of sinners, because each … [Read more...]

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