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  • HHS conscience rule essential for freedom say Catholic healthcare groups
    on August 24, 2019 at 1:00 am

    Washington D.C., Aug 23, 2019 / 07:00 pm (CNA).- Medical professionals do not give up their right to conscience protections upon accepting a job, Catholic healthcare organizations have argued in support of new rules issued by the Department of Health and Human Services.  In legal briefs filed Aug. 21 on behalf of four non-profit organizations, including the National Catholic Bioethics […]

  • Amid efforts to rebuild, residents of Karala face another round of floods
    on August 23, 2019 at 11:02 pm

    Karala, India, Aug 23, 2019 / 05:02 pm (CNA).- Just a year after devastating floods swept through Kerala, India, the state is again facing devastating flooding. Indian officials said that heavy rains this month have resulted in landslides and flash floods. According to ucanews, 100 people in Kerala have been killed and 1,115 homes have been destroyed. According to the Indian Express, over […]

  • New West Virginia bishop addresses scandals head-on at installation Mass
    on August 23, 2019 at 10:43 pm

    Wheeling, W.V., Aug 23, 2019 / 04:43 pm (CNA).- After nearly a year without a bishop, due to the scandal-ridden former Bishop Michael Bransfield, the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston in West Virginia has a new shepherd, who was installed at a Mass yesterday on the feast of the Queenship of Mary. Hundreds of Catholics, hopeful for a fresh start, came from throughout the diocese to fill the […]

  • Catholic leaders voice concern over Amazon fires
    on August 23, 2019 at 10:23 pm

    Sao Paulo, Brazil, Aug 23, 2019 / 04:23 pm (CNA).- Catholics groups in the Amazon have expressed concern over the wave of forest fires that have been ravaging the region. The NGO Manos Unidas decried the “risks and assaults the Amazon is suffering, which bring with them an accelerated deforestation, toward the increasingly closer point of ‘no return,’ at which time the […]

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