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Saturday, February 8, 2020

Pompeo announces new alliance for religious freedom

Bangladesh court signals support for ban on prenatal gender detection  
The High Court in Bangladesh has asked the government to justify its continued allowance of prenatal gender detection technology, which opponents are seeking to ban in the name of...

NY doctors 'refuse to abandon patients' at rally against assisted suicide
A group of doctors and advocates against suicide gathered at the New York State Capitol on Tuesday, Feb. 4 to oppose efforts to legalize assisted suicide in the state.

Pope Francis to financial leaders: Ending poverty is our duty 
Pope Francis called on global financial leaders and economists to end economic inequality Wednesday, saying that modern resources make ending global poverty possible - and a...

US bishops: Israel and Palestine must 'negotiate directly' if there is to be peace
After US president Donald Trump and Israeli president Benjamin Netanyahu last month proposed a two-state peace plan for Israel and Palestine, the bishops of the United States are...

Polish bishops call for John Paul II to be named co-patron of Europe
Archbishop Stanislaw Gadecki, head of the Polish Episcopal Conference, is calling for St. John Paul II to be declared a Doctor of the Church and a co-patron saint of Europe.

Bishop McElroy: Abortion and climate change both crucial, voters must be prudent
Bishop Robert W. McElroy of San Diego made a speech Thursday that attempted to explain his criticism of the elevation of abortion over other political issues.

New Legionaries of Christ superior accused of mishandling priest allegations
Women who made allegations against a priest in the Legionaries of Christ say the religious order’s newly elected superior general mishandled the situation, allowing the...

Kansas pro-life amendment fails to gain support for ballot placement
An effort to place a referendum on the Kansas ballot clarifying that abortion is not a constitutional right fell four votes short of the support needed in the House of...

How a new presidential religious freedom adviser could shape US foreign policy
Reports of a new special adviser to the President on international religious freedom could be a game-changer for U.S. foreign policy, one expert said Friday.

Prominent pro-life Democrat quits party
Catholic theologian Charles Camosy has resigned from the board of Democrats for Life of America (DFLA), writing in an op-ed on Thursday that the Democratic Party’s extreme...

Francis fills two episcopal vacancies in Chile left by sex abuse scandal
Pope Francis on Wednesday appointed bishops to the dioceses of Osorno and San Bartolomé de Chillán, both of which had been left vacant in 2018 amid the sex abuse...

Pompeo announces new alliance for religious freedom
A new International Religious Freedom Alliance with 27 member states was announced on Wednesday by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

NGO releases 'Baker's Dozen' list of contributors to sexual exploitation
The National Center on Sexual Exploitation has updated its annual “Dirty Dozen” ranking of mainstream companies or entities that it says are not doing enough to stop...

Catholic leaders warn Philippine divorce bill lacks sufficient debate
Catholic leaders in the Philippines have voiced concern that a bill aiming to legalize divorce is progressing without significant debate.

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