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N Ireland abortion law breaches human rights, judge rules Watch

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The High Court in Belfast ruled Thursday that the region's existing abortion law is in violation of the United Kingdom's human rights ... continue reading


Supreme Court to hear Louisiana abortion law appeal Watch

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The Supreme Court will consider an abortion case this term after it announced on Friday that it will hear a challenge to Louisiana's ... continue reading



Cardinal Baldisseri: Amazon synod's working doc 'not magisterium' Watch

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Speaking at a press conference Thursday on the Vatican's upcoming Amazon synod, Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri, head of the Synod of Bishops, ... continue reading


Split ruling for Virginia abortion regulations Watch

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A federal judge on Monday overturned two Virginia restrictions on abortion, while upholding several others, saying, "the right to choose to ... continue reading


Michigan governor axes funding for pregnancy, parenting support Watch

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Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer has line-item vetoed from the state's budget $700,000 in funding for the Michigan Pregnancy and ... continue reading


Judge halts Georgia heartbeat bill from coming into force Watch

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A federal judge on Tuesday halted Georgia's "heartbeat bill" abortion ban from going into effect. Atlanta, Ga., (CNA) - A federal judge on ... continue reading



Pope Francis appoints Maltese bishop pro-secretary general of Synod of Bishops Watch

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The Vatican announced Wednesday that Pope Francis has nominated Maltese Bishop Mario Grech pro-secretary general of the Synod of Bishops to ... continue reading


DOJ backs Archdiocese of Indianapolis over firing of teacher for gay marriage Watch

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The Justice Department (DOJ) said on Friday that the Archdiocese of Indianapolis is protected by the First Amendment in its request that a ... continue reading


HHS allocates $33m previously meant for Planned Parenthood Watch

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The Department of Health and Human Services announced on Monday that is allocating $33.6 million in Title X funding previously earmarked ... continue reading


Illinois bill would ban government travel to pro-life states Watch

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An Illinois state representative has introduced legislation to prevent government employees from traveling to states which have enacted ... continue reading


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