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Vatican prosecutors conduct raid on Secretariat of State offices Watch

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Vatican prosecutors seized documents and electronic devices in a raid executed Tuesday at the offices of the most senior curial department. ... continue reading


Independent report released on New York archdiocese abuse response Watch

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An independent reviewer for the Archdiocese of New York has found overall compliance with proper protocols for reports of sexual abuse, ... continue reading



Churches often have 'best way forward' for helping inmates, Betsy DeVos says Watch

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The Secretary of Education said on Monday that churches are among the institutions with the best solutions for using education to reduce ... continue reading


Family questions criteria after euthanization of Canadian man Watch

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After Alan Nichols' death by voluntary euthanasia at a British Columbia hospital in July, his family have questioned the imprecision of ... continue reading


At UN, Holy See requests increased aid for Middle Eastern Christians Watch

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As displaced Christians return to their homes in the Middle East, the Vatican Secretary of State encouraged U.N. representatives Friday to ... continue reading


Ahead of synod, alumni of Benedict XVI express concerns about married priesthood Watch

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Just days before the Amazon synod of bishops is to convene in Rome, a symposium of students of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI published a ... continue reading



The Pope appoints pontifical commissioner for the Heralds of the Gospel Watch

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Pope Francis has appointed Cardinal Raymundo Damasceno Assis, Archbishop Emeritus of Aparecida, as pontifical commissioner for the Heralds ... continue reading


Abortion rights activists try to burn Mexico City cathedral Watch

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Amid a demonstration Saturday urging the legalisation of abortion, activists tried to set fire to the Mexico City Metropolitan Cathedral. ... continue reading


Freeze on Central American aid could cause spike in immigration, Congress told Watch

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The Trump administration's freeze on foreign aid to three Central American countries is harming the people who live there, and could ... continue reading


Archbishop: NSW abortion legalization 'a defeat for humanity' Watch

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The archbishop of Sydney lamented a controversial new law decriminalizing abortion in New South Wales, and stressed that the Church will ... continue reading


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