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Alfie Evans’ case echoes that of Charlie Gard, who died in July 2017 after being taken off life support against his parents’ wishes.
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As the Republic of Ireland prepares to vote in a referendum, a recent poll has shown dwindling support for a change in the constitution.
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The persecution ranges from threats and physical violence to destruction of church property.
Vatican
Peter Jesserer Smith
The Holy See is searching for an agreement that will reunify the Catholic Church in China’s underground and official communities.
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Doreen Abi Raad
Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II remains hopeful that his people can eventually return to the Nineveh Plain.
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The U.S. has criticized the country regarding lack of human rights, pointing to ‘still-coercive population-control policies,’ other troubling practices.
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A Chilean survivor of sexual abuse says that he wrote to the Holy Father and that the pontiff failed to act on the information.
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Hannah Brockhaus/CNA/EWTN News
This was the second meeting between the two leaders and the first time a Turkish president has visited a pope in 59 years.
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Anian Christoph Wimmer/CNA
The president of the German Bishops’ Conference has declared that, in his view, Catholic priests can conduct such events for homosexuals.
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Sponsor of legislation says it will provide a more efficient declarations-of-nullity process for Filipinos, while respecting the sanctity of marriage.
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Dónal O’Sullivan-Latchford
A special Jan. 29 cabinet meeting formally approved holding a referendum at the end of May.
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Archbishop Charles Scicluna of Malta is to examine new information.
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Michele Chabin
The U.S. announced it would withhold $100 million in relief from the U.N. Relief Works Agency, arguing that other countries must share more of the costs of providing assistance.
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Father Raymond J. de Souza
COMMENTARY: Chile’s bishops opposed the Holy Father in 2015 in private and would not support him in 2018 in public.
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Hannah Brockhaus/CNA/EWTN News
Francis said that comments made to Chilean journalists Jan. 18 were not intended to cause pain for victims of clerical sexual abuse.
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Elise Harris/CNA/EWTN News
More than a million people attended the last papal Mass of the trip.
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Victor Gaetan
NEWS ANALYSIS: The Church contributes to momentum for independence, while sustaining ties of faith with China.
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Victor Gaetan
NEWS ANALYSIS: The People’s Republic of China casts a long shadow on its independent neighbor to the south.
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Filip Mazurczak
The faithful gathered around the country’s 2,000 miles of borders in Marian solidarity.
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Edward Pentin
One family describes their experiences in Mosul, living for two and a half years under Islamic State repression.
World
Michele Chabin
The long-overdue repairs represent a new level of cooperation between the Christian denominations responsible for maintaining the Churches of the Nativity and the Holy Sepulcher.
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Edward Pentin
An eyewitness account of the devastation left behind by ISIS.
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The newest member of St. Francis Monastery Cochabamba, Bolivia, is furry and has four legs. The pup, who is taking social media by storm, even has his own Franciscan habit.
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Edward Pentin
However, some members of the European Parliament are taking steps to set up replacement funding to promote abortion internationally.
Vatican
Michele Chabin
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told Pope Francis his people are ‘very grateful’ for the Church’s efforts to assist peace in the Holy Land.
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Simon Roughneen
The nation’s bishops have condemned the government-approved wave of extrajudicial executions of drug traffickers and addicts, which have killed more than 7,600 people in less than eight months.
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Michele Chabin
Recent moves by the Israeli government to build thousands of homes in the West Bank and East Jerusalem have sparked renewed criticism from Church officials.
Culture of Life
Celeste McGovern
A sex-abuse victim in her 20s, a 41-year-old alcoholic, a woman with ringing in her ears and now an Alzheimer’s patient who fought back are clients of the Netherlands’ progressive euthanasia law.
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Sabrina Arena Ferrisi
The 67-year-old father of two served as the prime minister of Portugal from 1995 to 2002.
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Peter Jesserer Smith
Melkite Greek Catholic Archbishop Jean-Clément Jeanbart described a Church alive, but told the Register it needs partners for its ‘Build to Stay’ movement.