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  • California governor moves to protect 'privacy' of minors who procure abortions 
    on September 25, 2021 at 11:01 am

    Govenor Gavin Newsom of California. / Karl_Sonnenberg/Shutterstock Sacramento, Calif., Sep 25, 2021 / 05:01 am (CNA). California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a pair of bills Sept. 22 that relate to privacy surrounding abortion, both of which could make it easier for minors to hide abortions from their parents. AB 1356 makes it illegal to film or photograph patients or employees within 100 feet […]

  • Surgeon who operated on Cardinal Sarah: ‘I could feel his holiness’
    on September 25, 2021 at 10:00 am

    Surgeon Domenico Veneziano with Cardinal Robert Sarah. / Courtesy photo. Rome, Italy, Sep 25, 2021 / 04:00 am (CNA). The surgeon who performed an operation on Cardinal Robert Sarah in southern Italy in July said that treating the Guinean cardinal allowed him to see the prominent churchman in a new way.“When he was alone in his room, I took a few chances to talk to him a bit,” Domenico […]

  • New Brunswick dioceses will not require COVID vaccination to attend Mass
    on September 25, 2021 at 1:12 am

    The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception seen amid Saint John, New Brunswick. / Wangkun Jia/Shutterstock. Fredericton, Canada, Sep 24, 2021 / 19:12 pm (CNA). The Archdiocese of Moncton announced Friday the four bishops in New Brunswick province have adopted a common policy for attendance at Mass amid rising COVID-19 cases, and that proof of vaccination will not be required.The Moncton […]

  • Don't let Colo. law silence same-sex marriage objections, web designer asks Supreme Court
    on September 24, 2021 at 11:28 pm

    Lorie Smith, owner and founder of 303 Creative. / Alliance Defending Freedom. Denver, Colo., Sep 24, 2021 / 17:28 pm (CNA). A Colorado web designer who fears prosecution under state anti-discrimination law for stating her faith-based objections to providing services that promote same-sex marriage or weddings has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to hear her case.“Artists don’t surrender their […]

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