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Catholic convert arrested for 'unauthorized protests' – where is the Vatican?

In mid-May, Chinese leader Xi Jinping unveiled a plan to bypass Hong Kong’s legislature and impose draconian new “national security” laws on the former British colony. Putatively intended to defend Hong Kong from “secessionists,” “terrorists,” and

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My friend, Jimmy Lai
Catholic convert arrested for 'unauthorized protests' – where is the Vatican?
2020-06-04T13:21:23-07:00

Bishops offer differing views on how long it will take for Laudato Si’ to sink in
Bishop Barron says not enough time has passed to make an assessment; Bishop McElroy says time is too short to delay implementation

During a May 20 virtual panel discussion on Laudato Si’, on Care for Our Common Home.” presented by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, Los Angeles Auxiliary Bishop Robert Barron and San Diego Bishop 

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Bishops offer differing views on how long it will take for Laudato Si’ to sink in
Bishop Barron says not enough time has passed to make an assessment; Bishop McElroy says time is too short to delay implementation
2020-05-22T12:39:48-07:00

Pro-life leaders laud Trump for pulling money from WHO
'Brilliant and brave'

Pro-life leaders around the world have expressed their joy following President Donald Trump’s suspension of American funding of the World Health Organization. In London, England, John Smeaton, director of the Society for the

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Pro-life leaders laud Trump for pulling money from WHO
'Brilliant and brave'
2020-04-16T10:05:05-07:00

More Masses, not fewer, declare Polish bishops
Leader of the Polish bishops’ conference asks for extra Masses during Coronavirus epidemic so that the congregations will be smaller

Poland’s bishops have called for more Masses as a response to the coronavirus epidemic. 

Archbishop Stanisław Gądecki, writing as the leader of the Polish bishops’ conference, has released a statement asking that the

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More Masses, not fewer, declare Polish bishops
Leader of the Polish bishops’ conference asks for extra Masses during Coronavirus epidemic so that the congregations will be smaller
2020-03-13T13:12:54-07:00

Alex Azar bucks up 35 like-minded countries
President Trump 'has been clear' on life and family

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar reiterated in a private meeting with foreign health leaders Thursday that there is an “international right to life” but “no international right to abortion.” However,

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Alex Azar bucks up 35 like-minded countries
President Trump 'has been clear' on life and family
2020-01-17T13:03:05-08:00

Cardinal Zen blunt on Vatican secretaries of state
Cardinal Jozef Tomko was effective

Cardinal Joseph Zen has described Vatican policy toward China as “terrible, terrible, terrible” in a new interview. Cardinal Zen said that he strongly suspects that a diplomatic agreement between the Holy See and the Chinese government, which

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Cardinal Zen blunt on Vatican secretaries of state
Cardinal Jozef Tomko was effective
2019-12-06T10:07:03-08:00

“We will be judged on this”
Pope Francis: "The use of atomic energy for purposes of war is immoral, just as the possession of atomic weapons is immoral"

 Pope Francis prayed for peace Sunday at the site of the atomic bomb in Hiroshima, where he called for an end to war and the threat of nuclear weapons.

“How can we propose

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“We will be judged on this”
Pope Francis: "The use of atomic energy for purposes of war is immoral, just as the possession of atomic weapons is immoral"
2019-11-29T07:25:45-08:00

China as ideal Christian culture
Vatican: "[America] has dismissed the concept of the common good”

In 2018, Archbishop Marcelo Sanchez Sorondo, chancellor of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences, said in an interview: “Right now, those who are best implementing the social doctrine of the Church are the Chinese.” He contrasted China

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China as ideal Christian culture
Vatican: "[America] has dismissed the concept of the common good”
2019-11-27T12:57:09-08:00
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