February 26, 2019

Bon Secours Baltimore Hospital to be aquired by LifeBridge, will no longer be a Catholic hospital

Baltimore-based LifeBridge Health plans to acquire Bon Secours Baltimore Hospital, the two announced Feb. 26.
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Cardinal Pell convicted on five counts; verdict will be appealed

An Australian court found Cardinal George Pell guilty on five charges related to the sexual abuse of two 13-year-old boys; sentencing is expected in early March, but the cardinal's lawyer already has announced plans to appeal the conviction.
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Measure to protect babies who survive abortion fails in Senate 53-44

The Senate in an evening vote Feb. 25 failed to pass a measure sponsored by Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Nebraska, to require that babies born alive after an abortion be given medical attention and "the same protection of law as any newborn."
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Poll: Big majorities of Democrats, young people reject late-term abortion

Americans have shifted toward a pro-life stance in recent weeks during a period when some states are considering legislation that would legalize abortion up until birth, according to a new poll.
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