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- Philadelphia archdiocese has authorized $8.4 million to abuse victimsPhiladelphia, Pa., Feb 19, 2019 / 04:40 pm (CNA).- The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has so far authorized more than $8.4 million in compensation to survivors of child sexual abuse by members of clergy, according to an interim report released on Feb. 15. The report analyzed the first three months of ... read more
- Cologne’s cardinal warns against inventing ‘a new Church’Cologne, Germany, Feb 19, 2019 / 04:38 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Noting the challenges facing the Church in Germany, Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki of Cologne told EWTN last week that amid dispute over the Church's “direction”, the bishops are called to preserve the faith. “The current situation in Germany is indeed ... read more
- Supreme Court overturns death penalty for man with intellectual disabilityWashington D.C., Feb 19, 2019 / 03:29 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In a ruling released Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court threw out the death penalty sentence of a Texas inmate whom the court found to be intellectually disabled. The Catholic Mobilizing Network applauded the court’s decision, saying it “parallels a growing ... read more
- Assisted suicide threatens the entire medical profession, Maryland doctor warnsBaltimore, Md., Feb 19, 2019 / 01:14 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Assisted suicide contradicts the foundations of medical ethics, violates the basic standards of medical care, and threatens people who most need the assistance of the medical profession, warned a doctor who is opposing Maryland’s proposal to legalize the practice. “If ... read more