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by Alejandro Bermudez, Shannon Mullen, Matt Hadro Denver Newsroom, Aug 25, 2021 / 14:56 pm With time running out to rescue civilians fleeing the Taliban, Afghan Christians and others whose names appear on U.S. government lists of qualified evacuees are being turned away at the airport in Kabul, representatives of

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Aug 5, 2021 / 11:15 am Members of Congress and a conservative legal group this week criticized the Justice Department for dropping its conscience rights lawsuit against a Vermont hospital. In December 2020, the Justice Department sued the University of Vermont Medical Center after a

by Diego Lopez Marina ACI Prensa Staff, Jul 26, 2021 / 14:20 pm The director of the Hispanic Development Unit of Catholic Relief Services (CRS), Ana Gloria Rivas-Vásquez, called for Catholics around the world to help Cuba, especially its elderly, afflicted by what she calls a “hunger pandemic.” “In addition

by CNA Staff Vatican City, Jul 18, 2021 / 05:30 am Pope Francis on Sunday expressed his closeness to “the dear Cuban people” after the largest protests in decades in the communist country. In his first Angelus address at the Vatican since undergoing colon surgery, the pope said that Cubans

by ACI Prensa Matanzas, Cuba, Jul 17, 2021 / 06:01 am Rafael Cruz Dévora, a seminarian who was arrested on Monday after participating in protests of Cuba’s communist government, was released Thursday. Protests took place across Cuba July 11-12. Protesters cited concerns about inflation, shortages of food and medicine, and

by Eduardo Berdejo Matanzas, Cuba, Jul 15, 2021 / 16:19 pm Rafael Cruz Dévora, a seminarian, was arrested on Monday after participating in protests of Cuba’s communist government. Protests took place across Cuba July 11-12. Protesters cited concerns about inflation, shortages of food and medicine, and the Covid-19 pandemic. Some

by Joe Bukuras Washington D.C., Jul 13, 2021 / 18:01 pm Pro-abortion protestors blocked a pro-life procession in Brooklyn, New York on Saturday morning. Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of Brooklyn told CNA on Monday that the attempts to silence the July 10 local Witness for Life procession were “very disturbing” and

Denver Newsroom, Jul 13, 2021 / 20:01 pm Four Cuban-American bishops issued a statement Tuesday indicating their support for Cubans seeking recognition of their human rights, following protest’s of the island’s communist government. “We, Cuban-American bishops, join in solidarity with the Cuban people in their quest for responses to their

by David Ramos Camagüey, Cuba, Jul 12, 2021 / 12:03 pm Father Castor Álvarez was beaten and arrested in Camagüey while he was defending young protesters amid protests of Cuba’s communist government on Sunday. Protests took place across the island July 11. According to information confirmed by CNA’s sister agency,

by Alejandro Bermudez Havana, Cuba, Jul 11, 2021 / 20:22 pm On Sunday, July 11th, the Christian Liberation Movement (MCL) called on Cubans to continue to pressure Cuban communist authorities to open general elections after thousands of people took the streets of major local cities to protest the unprecedented scarcity