Columbus, OH –Standing together with Ohio’s leading pro-family organizations, the Right to Life Action Coalition of Ohio (RTLACO) today issued their strongest support for House Bill 258, the Ohio Human Heartbeat Protection Act. Sponsored by Representatives Christina Hagan of Alliance and Ron Hood of Ashville, the legislation is poised to


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IMAGE: CNS photo/Luisa Gonzalez, Reuters By Carol Glatz VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The Vatican praised the adoption by more than 160 nations of a key agreement on global migration, saying today’s migration challenges are better tackled together than with "isolationist" stances. The U.N. Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular

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IMAGE: CNS photo/EPA By Junno Arocho Esteves VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The lives of 19 religious men and women martyred during the Algerian civil war are a testament to God’s plan of love and peaceful coexistence between Christians and Muslims, Pope Francis said. In a message read Dec. 8 at

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