Archive for August 3, 2022

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By Katie Yoder

Ectopic pregnancies, miscarriage: Abortion ‘never necessary,’ these doctors say

The definition of abortion includes intent and purpose. “It's not semantics. It's human rights,” one OB-GYN says. Read more

Pope Francis walked with a cane into Paul VI Hall for his Wednesday audience on Aug. 3, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis: Canada is ‘writing a new page’ in Church’s relationship with indigenous peoples

The pope said that his visit to Canada was "a different journey” from the other international trips of his pontificate. Read more

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By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis calls for 'justice and truth' ahead of Beirut blast anniversary

Lebanon will mark the anniversary of the Beirut port explosion with a National Day of Mourning. Read more

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By CNA Staff

Legal abortions fall by 90% in Poland after court eliminates exception for fetal defects

If it had not been for the change in the law about 1,000 children would have lost their lives in... Read more

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By Jonah McKeown

Vin Scully, legendary baseball announcer and committed Catholic, dies at 94

A devotee of the Virgin Mary, Scully created an audio recording of the rosary — one of many ways he... Read more

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By Edie Heipel

DC Catholic schools must comply with district's COVID-19 vaccination rules for students 12 and older

Parents seeking a religious exemption must now provide additional information to support their request. Read more

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By Walter Sanchez Silva

Opus Dei in Argentina responds to accusations of exploiting women

The BBC published an article Aug. 2 reporting that 43 women from Argentina, Paraguay, and Bolivia made a complaint against... Read more

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By Edie Heipel

Biden signs executive order that ‘paves the way’ for using Medicaid to cover abortions

White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre confirmed the order “paves the way for Medicaid to pay for abortions for women... Read more

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By Kevin J. Jones

Michigan: Democratic governor wins latest round in legal fight over 1931 abortion ban

The law, whose current form dates back to 1931, criminalizes abortion except when necessary to save the life of the... Read more

Supporters of the Vote Yes to a Constitutional Amendment on Abortion remove signs along 135th Street on Aug. 1, 2022, in Olathe, Kansas.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

Post-Roe ‘confusion’ helped defeat Kansas pro-life amendment

The pro-life campaign faulted “an onslaught of misinformation from radical left organizations that spent millions of out-of-state dollars to spread... Read more

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By Zelda Caldwell

Archie Battersbee’s legal fight for life at ‘the end,’ says mother

The mother of 12-year-old Archie Battersbee said that the family is “at the end” of their efforts to keep their... Read more