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Jul 30, 2020 - 03:00 pm .- The number of Canadians killed by physician-assisted suicide nearly doubled between 2017 and 2019, according to a report released by the Canadian government.
Jul 30, 2020 - 11:52 am .- The Mexican Bishops' Conference hailed the Supreme Court’s 4-1 decision striking down a lower court ruling that had ordered the state of Veracruz to legalize abortion in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy.
Jul 29, 2020 - 05:19 pm .- Members of the Knights of Columbus in Alberta have built a raised garden for a maternal care home to provide the women and their children with fresh vegetables.
Jul 29, 2020 - 02:45 pm .- The first bench of the Mexican Supreme Court on July 29 overturned a lower court’s ruling that could have opened the door to legalized abortion throughout the country.
Jul 28, 2020 - 03:58 pm .- The Catholic bishops of Mexico have spoken out strongly against any effort to justify abortion ahead of a Supreme Court ruling that could affect the legalization of abortion throughout the country.  
Jul 24, 2020 - 06:35 pm .- A man on the Caribbean island of St. Lucia attempted on Sunday to set fire to a crucifix outside a Catholic Church, while parishioners worshiped inside the building.
Jul 23, 2020 - 04:52 pm .- The dire economic situation in Venezuela, combined with the effects of the pandemic lockdown, has led to a crisis more severe than the biblical plagues in Egypt, said one local bishop.
Jul 22, 2020 - 09:15 am .- More than 48,000 people have signed an online petition asking the Brazilian bishops to open a beatification cause for the most recent bishop to die from the coronavirus.
Jul 20, 2020 - 11:30 am .- At least nine Catholic bishops have died from the coronavirus worldwide as the pandemic continues to spread across the Americas.
Jul 16, 2020 - 04:01 pm .- Canada’s bishops issued a pastoral letter Tuesday expressing concern for senior citizens who receive inadequate institutional care, a situation that has been exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic.
Jul 15, 2020 - 02:25 pm .- A group of Franciscan sisters in Ica, Peru, is offering a facility free of charge as temporary quarantine housing for coronavirus patients who are asymptomatic or experiencing only light symptoms.
Jul 14, 2020 - 09:00 am .- A hospital boat named after Pope Francis has been delivering medical aid along the Amazon River as rural communities struggle amid Brazil’s devastating coronavirus outbreak. 
Jul 9, 2020 - 02:51 pm .- The archbishop of Arequipa, Peru, thanked the doctors fighting the coronavirus pandemic, saying they offer hope to many.
Jun 30, 2020 - 02:35 pm .- A Canadian diocese said it will aim to repair six statues whose heads and arms were cut off in an act of vandalism.
Jun 30, 2020 - 10:45 am .- Following a recommendation by the Amazon synod, a new “ecclesial conference” for the Amazon region was created Monday.
Jun 26, 2020 - 04:44 pm .- The Catholic bishops of Uruguay have spoken out against a bill that would allow for assisted suicide, calling it “homicide carried out in a clinical context.
Jun 16, 2020 - 03:45 pm .- The Colombian bishops have welcomed the release of several hostages by the National Liberation Army (ELN), a left-wing guerilla group.
Jun 14, 2020 - 04:06 am .- More than 30 organizations serving maternity and early childhood needs in Chile have come together to form an alliance to better meet the needs of women and children.
Jun 11, 2020 - 12:55 am .- Abortion clinics in Mexico City are reporting decreases in abortion by as much as 40% due to the coronavirus lockdown.
Jun 9, 2020 - 01:49 pm .- The Xalapa Cathedral and the Expiatory Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in Mexico’s Veracruz state were vandalized June 8 during a march protesting police repression.

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