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by Jonah McKeown New York City, N.Y., Oct 23, 2021 / 14:45 pm The first step to ending all forms of violence in society— whether related to crime, racism, or poverty— is ending the violence of abortion, Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York wrote in an Oct. 20 column. “I

by CNA Staff Vatican City, Oct 8, 2021 / 11:30 am House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) discussed the environment, migration, and human rights during a visit to the Vatican on Friday. The Vatican Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development announced the visit on Oct. 8 in a post on its

by CNA Staff Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 5, 2021 / 18:07 pm Calling abortion “the most pressing human rights challenge of our time,” Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone on Sunday invoked the excommunication of prominent Catholic segregationists in the early 1960s as an example of a legitimate response to Catholics politicians

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Aug 26, 2021 / 12:00 pm Pope Francis on Thursday met with Nobel Peace Prize winner Nadia Murad, a human rights advocate who has been speaking out on behalf of women and girls in Iraq and Afghanistan. Murad’s meeting with the pope on Aug. 26

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