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  • Bishops condemn new asylum policy for U.S.-Mexico border
    Washington D.C., Jul 16, 2019 / 01:05 pm (CNA).- The president of U.S. bishops’ conference issued a statement on Tuesday condemning a newly-announced rule on asylum eligibility at the southern border, suggesting that countries like Mexico are not a safe final destination for asylum seekers, and encouraging the Trump administration ... read more
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  • Appeals court hearing challenge to London abortion clinic buffer zone
    London, England, Jul 16, 2019 / 11:44 am (CNA).- The Court of Appeal of England and Wales is hearing a challenge Tuesday and Wednesday to a buffer zone banning pro-life gatherings and speech near a London abortion clinic. Three judges of the appellate court are hearing Dulgheriu and Orthova v. ... read more
    Source: RSSPublished on 2019-07-16
  • Full text of Cardinal Mueller’s analysis on the working document of the Amazon synod
    Vatican City, Jul 16, 2019 / 09:19 am (CNA).- Cardinal Gerhard Mueller, who was prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith from 2012 and 2017, presented an analysis with a series of objections and criticisms of the Instrumentum Laboris, or working document, of the Synod on the ... read more
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  • Bring down ‘Iron curtain’ of persecution, Religious Freedom Ministerial told
    Washington D.C., Jul 16, 2019 / 09:15 am (CNA).- U.S. leaders called for a worldwide “grassroots” movement to fight religious persecution at a global religious freedom gathering on Tuesday. The “iron curtain” of religious persecution must “come down now,” U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback stated on Tuesday ... read more
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