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Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Money doesn't make you rich – loving others does

St Josephine Bakhita, former slave, is patron of trafficking victims

By Hannah Brockhaus
As human trafficking continues to be a supremely important issue during Pope Francis’ pontificate, with an estimated 20 million victims worldwide, St. Josephine Bakhita, enslaved during her own childhood, has emerged as a patron not only for her home country of Sudan, but for all victims of trafficking.

How Colombia's child soldiers are trying to begin again

By Elise Harris
Colombia is the only country in the Americas where there child soldiers can still be found.

This surfing school in Chile was created for kids with Down syndrome

By Giselle Vargas
On Sundays, Felipe Pereira is full of enthusiasm. That’s because on Sundays, the 21-year-old goes to Paradise Beach to enjoy the sea along with his friends and to learn how to surf.

Is a meeting between Pope Francis and Donald Trump on the horizon?

Pope Francis could meet with President Donald Trump at the end of May.

Did a Planned Parenthood throw pizza parties if abortion quotas were met?

By Matt Hadro
Planned Parenthood clinics had monthly quotas for abortions or abortion referrals, according to two former clinic workers in a new Live Action investigative video.

Reflections on the March for Life

By Jeanne Mancini*
Two weeks ago, America witnessed a historic event. Tens of thousands of people gathered in Washington, D.C. for the 44th annual March for Life and heard from the highest ranking White House official to ever grace the March for Life stage – Vice-President Mike Pence, along with top-ranking WH official Kellyanne Conway.

Don't move US embassy to Jerusalem, bishops ask Secretary of State

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict requires wise U.S. engagement to build a better future for both peoples, and this future could be endangered by an embassy relocation, the U.S. Catholic bishops told the new Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson.

Money doesn't make you rich – loving others does, Pope says

by Elise Harris
Pope Francis’ pastoral heart came out in his Lenten message this year, focusing in what could be a lengthy homily on the importance of recognizing others as a gift, with an in-depth reflection on the Word of God.

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