Irish pro-lifers launch ‘vote no’ campaign for referendum on unborn

Pro-life activists have launched a campaign urging citizens to vote no in a forthcoming referendum to remove the Eighth Amendment to the Irish Constitution. That amendment provides legal protection for unborn children "with due regard to the equal right to life of the mother."
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Retired pope celebrates 91st birthday

Pope Francis offered his early morning Mass for his predecessor and then sent his personal best wishes.
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University says Facebook rejected ad because it shows Jesus on cross

"Shocking content, sensational content, excessively violent content" listed as the issue.
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Appeals court hears oral arguments in archdiocese’s suit over Advent ad

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit heard oral arguments March 26 in the Archdiocese of Washington's suit against the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority for rejecting an ad for buses that promoted the archdiocese's annual "Find the Perfect Gift" initiative for the Advent season.
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To honor Rev. King, ‘deepen’ commitment to work for justice, bishops urge

As the most prominent civil rights activist of his time, Rev. King fought for all races and against a system that promoted racism and racial divide
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Knights give more than $1 million to Iraqi, Syrian Christians for Easter

As part of its ongoing support of persecuted Christians in the Middle East, the Knights of Columbus committed more than $1 million to Iraqi and Syrian Christians for Easter.
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Dolan: Democratic Party abandons Catholics, favors abortion agenda

The once "big tent" of the Democratic Party "now seems a pup tent" as a party that Catholics once embraced has abandoned so many issues Catholics cherish, such as the sanctity of human life and religious education, said New York's cardinal.
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Pregame prayer, solid teamwork clinched win for Loyola, says nun-chaplain

A religious sister who is the longtime chaplain of the Loyola University Chicago men's basketball team credited the pregame prayer and the players' solid teamwork for the Ramblers' thrilling, last-second 64-62 win over the University of Miami in the NCAA Tournament on March 15.
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Third federal judge rules on ending DACA; he says Trump acted legally

A federal judge in Maryland has ruled that President Donald Trump acted legally in ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, saying "the decision to wind down DACA in an orderly manner was rational."
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Back in Washington after recess, members of Congress get calls on DACA

As Congress reconvened after a 10-day recess, members of both chambers received calls from Catholics around the country Feb. 26 urging them to find a legislative solution to save the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA.
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El Arzobispo Lori se une al llamado de los obispos de E.E.U.U. para salvar a DACA

“Nuestra fe nos mueve a estar con los vulnerables, incluidos nuestros hermanos y hermanas inmigrantes... Ahora debemos mostrar nuestro apoyo y solidaridad de una manera especial," dijeron los obispos.
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Rev. Graham dies; world famous evangelist was admired by most Americans

Rev. Graham welcomed representatives of other denominations, including Catholics, to attend his crusades.
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