Thomas Aquinas College gets green light for New England expansion.
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If the bill becomes law, it would ban abortions at around six weeks, or once a baby’s heartbeat is detected.
Cardinal Francisco Javier Errázuriz Ossa, a close adviser of Pope Francis, has left the Pope’s body of cardinal advisers.
An eleventh-hour Vatican directive blocks a much-anticipated vote on bishop-accountability reforms, but the USCCB president vowed to press for changes.
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The bishops resumed their open-floor discussion on the recent sex-abuse scandals facing the Church in America on Wednesday.
Voters in two states approved pro-life constitutional amendments.
Objections that the resolution was redundant and ambiguous won out, and it was voted down by a clicker vote of 83-137, with three abstaining.
The overturning of the Catholic mother’s conviction for blasphemy triggered violent national protests by Islamist groups.