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Pope John Paul II in 1996.

Church leaders and scholars to explore St. John Paul II’s ‘natural law legacy’

May 13, 2022

By CNA Staff

Speakers will include papal biographer George Weigel and Dutch Cardinal Willem Eijk. Read more

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French bishops defend natural law, human dignity against ‘law of nature’

Apr 26, 2019

The bishops of France have published a new document offering a summary of the Church’s teaching on the dignity of... Read more

Cardinal Reinhard Marx of Munich and Freising at a press conference held by German bishops at the Teutonic College in Rome, Oct. 5, 2015.

Read today's report from the German small group at the Synod

Oct 14, 2015

Read below the full text of the report released Wednesday by the German-speaking small group at the Synod on the... Read more

Cardinals Donald Wuerl and Timothy Dolan leave the Vatican's Synod Hall, Oct. 10, 2014.

Extending an invitation: Synod prompts revamp in Church language

Oct 14, 2014

By Elise Harris

The need to develop a new way of communicating Church teaching in contemporary society emerged in synod discussions last week,... Read more

Bishop Robert C. Morlino.

Bishop highlights link between religious liberty, natural law

Aug 27, 2013

By Adelaide Mena

Bishop Robert C. Morlino of Madison, Wis., implored Catholics to speak up for religious freedom and for truth after explaining... Read more