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Jul 14, 2020 - 07:00 pm .- A developmental psychologist told CNA that a study claiming most women do not regret their abortions is flawed, and does not accurately represent how women experience abortion.
Jul 14, 2020 - 06:30 pm .- The publisher of a new book by papal biographer George Weigel said Tuesday that it sent Weigel’s latest text to Catholic cardinals as a matter of course, and that it often sends newly published books to Catholic leaders.
Jul 14, 2020 - 05:41 pm .- With coronavirus cases spiking in California, the governor has issued new orders banning indoor events including public Masses in much of the state.
Jul 14, 2020 - 05:36 pm .- A man in St. Louis has been charged with four counts of fourth-degree assault after police say he threw punches at people praying and defending a statue of St. Louis during a recent protest.
Jul 14, 2020 - 04:01 pm .- The chief judge of a federal district court in Indiana denied Tuesday a motion to delay the execution of Dustin Honken, which is scheduled to take place Friday, until a treatment or vaccine for coronavirus is widely available.
Jul 14, 2020 - 02:50 pm .- Though federal rule makers have clarified that coronavirus relief funds must help non-public schools, including Catholic schools, Catholic school advocates and other backers of private schools are working to rally support to ensure aid is distributed in a way that benefits all students.
Jul 14, 2020 - 12:45 pm .- The State Department on Monday said that Chinese sanctions of U.S. officials will not stop the U.S. from holding China accountable for abuses of Uyghurs.
Jul 14, 2020 - 11:30 am .- A California Catholic university has placed a statue of St. Junipero Serra in storage after at least three statues of the saint have been toppled by protestors in the state.
Jul 14, 2020 - 09:50 am .- The federal government executed its first federal inmate in 17 years on Tuesday, following numerous delays and requests for clemency from the family of the victims.
Jul 14, 2020 - 08:25 am .- A pro-life Texas state senator running for re-election says he won’t be deterred by racial slurs directed against him by pro-abortion groups.
Jul 13, 2020 - 07:19 pm .- For the upcoming anniversary of the detonation of two atomic bombs on Japan, the US bishops have encouraged Catholics to pray for peace alongside the Church in Japan.
Jul 13, 2020 - 05:07 pm .- A federal court on Monday said a Georgia state law that prohibits abortion anytime after the detection of a fetal heartbeat is unconstitutional.
Jul 13, 2020 - 05:02 pm .- A federal judge has struck down a rule from the Trump administration requiring greater transparency for health insurance plans within the Affordable Care Act marketplaces that cover elective abortions.
Jul 13, 2020 - 04:37 pm .- The fire that ravaged Mission San Gabriel Arcángel church in the predawn hours of Saturday, July 11, left behind a haunting scene.
Jul 13, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- Two members of Congress are calling for an investigation into the death of Michael Hickson, a 46-year-old Black man who died after a doctor informed his wife that he did not have a quality of life.
Jul 13, 2020 - 02:35 pm .- A federal court on Monday ordered a delay of the first scheduled federal execution in 17 years, along with other executions scheduled for this week, saying that the drug with which the federal court planned to commit the executions would likely cause extreme pain and suffering, in violation of the U.S. Constitution.
Jul 13, 2020 - 02:10 pm .- Chinese sanctions against Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback, Sen. Ted Cruz , Sen. Marco Rubio, and Rep. Chris Smith, were issued in retaliation for action by the Trump administration last week against four Chinese officials.
Jul 13, 2020 - 12:01 pm .- The revocation of restrictions on payday lenders by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau exposes poor and vulnerable persons to 'predatory and abusive lending practices', the US bishops' conference said last week.
Jul 12, 2020 - 03:01 pm .- The fourth annual Quincy pilgrimage honoring Venerable Augustus Tolton, the first African-American priest, took place Thursday with the intention of overcoming racism.
Jul 12, 2020 - 01:01 pm .- Los Angeles Archbishop Jose Gomez has called for Catholics to find hope and a renewed sense of mission amid a “season of sickness, death.”

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