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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