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Oct 4, 2016 - 03:02 am .- What would you do if you're a young medical student who was told that you must participate in abortion in order to get your degree? 
Oct 4, 2016 - 12:26 am .- Although both major 2016 vice presidential nominees were raised Catholic and still profess to be Christians, their public policy records have drawn concern from some members of the faithful, each for different reasons.
Oct 3, 2016 - 05:00 pm .- A medical ethics group and a Christian doctors’ group have challenged Vermont regulators who say that doctors must tell patients about assisted suicide or refer them to someone who will.
Oct 3, 2016 - 04:02 pm .- Amidst the current environment of “political polarization,” one archbishop exhorted public officials on Sunday not to be discouraged, but to pray together and ask for “an outpouring of the Holy Spirit.”
Oct 1, 2016 - 04:02 pm .- Voters in Colorado will decide whether to legalize assisted suicide in their state in November, after a campaign gathered enough signatures to put the proposal on the ballot.
Oct 1, 2016 - 04:25 am .- Churches concerned about Internal Revenue Service intervention if they engage in political speech should take a look at a proposed federal bill that promises fewer restrictions, the bill’s backers say.
Sep 30, 2016 - 03:33 pm .- Catholics who can't in good conscience vote for either major presidential candidate are well within their rights to pick a third option, says Bishop James Conley of Lincoln, Nebraska.  
Sep 30, 2016 - 03:02 am .- As the Hyde Amendment turns 40 years old this week, a new report claims that it may have saved two million lives from abortion since it went into effect.
Sep 30, 2016 - 12:28 am .- More Americans are siding against the religious freedom of employers when it may conflict with a “nondiscrimination” policy like access to birth control coverage, new Pew Research numbers show.
Sep 29, 2016 - 03:32 pm .- For the millions of women using hormonal birth control, side effects are nothing new. Headaches, mood swings and weight gain are all commonly reported side effects, not to mention more serious problems such as blood clots and migraines.  
Sep 29, 2016 - 02:45 pm .- The use of a technique to conceive a “three-parent baby” dodged U.S. law and, critics say, may further alter the relationship between parent and child.
Sep 29, 2016 - 06:11 am .- On Sept. 2, Dodger Stadium served as the center of a massive Venn diagram of local Catholics and lifelong fans of the Los Angeles Dodgers, as the ballpark hosted its first-ever “Catholic Night.”
Sep 29, 2016 - 03:02 am .- Expansion and further welcoming outreach are the plans for the next head of Courage International, a Catholic apostolate for people with same-sex attraction.
Sep 29, 2016 - 12:02 am .- The United States bishops have said that Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation on love in the family, Amoris laetitia, was well-received among local Catholics and has had a broader focus than is sometimes recognized.
Sep 28, 2016 - 04:37 pm .- More than 8,900 students, parents and school community members are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to protect a restroom privacy policy for students in a Virginia school district.
Sep 28, 2016 - 02:58 pm .- In the aftermath of the mall stabbing of nine people by a Somali-Muslim Sept. 17 in St. Cloud, Minnesota, Muslims called on their friends at the Greater St. Cloud Area Faith Leaders and others for support.
Sep 28, 2016 - 03:02 am .- Rhoda Wise, the mystic visionary and reputed stigmatic and miracle worker who played a key role in the life of Mother Angelica, is now the focus of a diocesan inquiry as one of the first steps towards possible canonization.
Sep 27, 2016 - 08:44 pm .- For the first time in centuries, an ancient Biblical scroll could be read, thanks to a computer scanning technology that can reconstruct a clear text from damaged, unreadable material.
Sep 27, 2016 - 03:40 pm .- There were few direct statements about faith by the two presidential candidates in Monday’s debate. But that is not necessarily a cause for worry, Catholic analysts said.  
Sep 27, 2016 - 06:01 am .- A U.N. resolution against further nuclear weapons tests drew praise from the U.S. Catholic bishops, who repeated their support for the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty in the wake of North Korean weapons tests.

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