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Judge halts deportations of Chaldean Christians to Iraq

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Detroit, Mich., Jun 23, 2017 / 03:26 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A district court judge on Thursday halted the deportation of more than 100 Iraqis, including many Chaldean Christians, who were recently picked up by immigration officers and detained. “We are thankful and relieved that our clients will not be immediately sent to Iraq, where they […]

US Senate healthcare bill ‘unacceptable as written’, bishops warn

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Washington D.C., Jun 23, 2017 / 11:10 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The U.S. bishops’ conference has warned that the proposed Senate health care bill will put serious burdens on poor families and is “unacceptable as written.” After the draft of a Senate health care bill was finally released on Thursday, Bishop Frank Dewane of Venice, chair […]

A doctor prescribed a procedure, but insurance offered death

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Reno, Nev., Jun 23, 2017 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Dr. T. Brian Callister chose to become a physician for the reason many choose to go into the medical field – to make a difference in people’s lives. But that difference has recently been cut short by assisted suicide legislation. An internal medicine specialist and […]

Calif. court drops 14 charges against Planned Parenthood investigator

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San Francisco, Calif., Jun 22, 2017 / 04:43 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A California court on Wednesday dismissed 14 of 15 criminal charges against an undercover journalist behind the video exposé of Planned Parenthood’s role in the fetal tissue trade. “This is a huge victory to have 14 criminal counts dismissed,” Mat Staver, founder and chairman […]

This pro-life talk at Google’s headquarters was a hit

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Mountain View, Calif., Jun 22, 2017 / 05:52 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A pro-life activist walks into Google’s headquarters and delivers a speech so compelling that within 24 hours, the online video of it surpassed a similar speech given by the head of Planned Parenthood. It may sound like the start to a far-fetched joke, but […]

We must speak, act more on criminal justice reform, Christian leaders insist

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Washington D.C., Jun 22, 2017 / 12:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- With the justice system rife with abuse, there is still much work to be done to call the faithful to minister to prisoners, victims, and their families, Christian leaders maintained on Tuesday. “We need to raise this as a priority within the Church,” Karen Clifton, […]

US bishops launch 2017 Fortnight for Freedom

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Washington D.C., Jun 21, 2017 / 09:08 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The U.S. bishops have launched a website and video to mark the beginning of this year’s Fortnight for Freedom, focusing on religious freedom issues both at home and abroad. The video, about ten minutes long and viewable on the Fortnight for Freedom website, features a […]

Pro-lifers claim victory in Georgia House vote

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Atlanta, Ga., Jun 21, 2017 / 04:33 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Abortion rights groups invested heavily and lost in Tuesday night’s runoff special election for a Georgia House seat, and pro-lifers maintain the outcome proves the futility of the pro-abortion agenda. In the June 20 special election to replace former congressman and now HHS Secretary Tom […]

The little-known final interview of Ted Bundy: Porn motivated me

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Raiford, Florida, Jun 21, 2017 / 04:15 pm (CNA).- Editor’s note: The following content may be disturbing to some readers. Reader discretion is advised. He was one of the worst serial killers in U.S. history. An infamous murderer, rapist and necrophile in the 1970s, Ted Bundy’s life continues to attract the interest of psychologists today, […]

Religious freedom advocates to receive papal honor

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Phoenix, Ariz., Jun 21, 2017 / 12:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In recognition of their promotion of religious freedom, the founder of Alliance Defending Freedom and his wife will be inducted next week into the Order of St. Gregory the Great. Alan and Paula Sears will receive the honor, granted to individuals for extraordinary service to […]