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by CNA Staff San Francisco, Calif., Jul 23, 2021 / 02:10 am The Archbishop of San Francisco on Thursday responded to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) after she cited her Catholic faith while defending efforts to permit federal funding of elective abortions. Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco, Pelosi’s home

by Christine Rousselle Washington D.C., Jul 14, 2021 / 13:00 pm Warning: graphic and disturbing content below. Reader discretion is advised. A two-time survivor of China’s detention camps in Xinjiang described suffering physical and sexual violence at the hands of camp guards, in her July 14 testimony at an international

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Jun 28, 2021 / 05:45 am Pope Francis received U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken for a private audience in the papal library of the Vatican’s Apostolic Palace on Monday morning. The Vatican did not release much detail about what was discussed during the 40-minute

by Andrea Gagliarducci Rome Newsroom, Jun 20, 2021 / 14:35 pm A group of U.N. “experts” is expected to issue a statement aimed at forcing the Holy See and the Catholic Church to surrender to abortion and gender ideology, under the guise of demanding that the Vatican takes all necessary

Washington D.C., May 18, 2021 / 17:00 pm America/Denver (CNA). Congressional leaders called for a boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics – if they are held as scheduled in Beijing – due to the ongoing “genocide” against Uyghurs in China. “In granting Beijing host status for the Olympic Games, we

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Feb 8, 2021 / 06:30 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis told diplomats at the Vatican Monday that it is “painful” for him to see more countries move away from “their inalienable duty to protect human life” from conception to natural death. “The pandemic forced us

Washington D.C., Feb 5, 2021 / 08:05 am MT (CNA).- On Thursday evening, the Senate rejected a measure requiring care for babies who survive abortion attempts. As part of consideration of a budget resolution on Thursday, Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) tried to insert an amendment based on his Born-Alive Abortion

by Kevin J. Jones Denver Newsroom, Oct 11, 2020 / 03:01 pm MT (CNA).- Abortion is a “fundamental threat to the beginning of life itself” and Catholics can’t be passive on the “pre-eminent” human rights issue, the right to life, Bishop Felipe Estevez of St. Augustine has said in a

By Sarah McCarthy Catholic News Service  WASHINGTON — “The biggest human rights rally in the world,” as one regular participant described it, will return to the nation’s capital for the annual March for Life Jan. 22. The 42nd rally on the National Mall and march to Capitol Hill marks the

By Eileen Connelly, OSU The Catholic Telegraph  Bishop Macram Max Gassis, a Comboni Missionary once proposed as a candidate for the Nobel Peace Prize, visited the archdiocese Feb. 15-17 to discuss his work as a human rights advocate in his home country of Sudan. His time in Cincinnati included a