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When times are tough, turn to Jesus, Pope says

When life gets hard, Jesus especially invites us to turn to him, Pope Francis said. “Jesus knows how hard life can be,” Pope Francis said. But at those moments, his invitation is: “Come.” The Pope made his remarks to the audience gathered in St. Peter’s Square for his Sunday Angelus address. He based his reflections

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London hospital seeks another hearing in Charlie Gard case

Great Ormond Street Hospital in London is applying for a new hearing with the high court after new evidence suggests the critically ill baby could benefit from an experimental treatment. The decision comes after a team of seven international medical experts alerted the hospital that fresh, unpublished data suggested that an experimental drug could improve

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New bill expands already-liberal abortion laws in Oregon

A new bill in Oregon would expand the state’s already-liberal laws, requiring insurance companies to pay for abortions and other reproductive services at zero cost to the patient. House Bill 3391, or the “Reproductive Health Equity Act Of 2017”, requires that insurance companies provide coverage for abortions and reproductive services to undocumented immigrants, and regardless

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The art Pope Francis loves

What is Pope Francis’ idea of art? A new documentary titled ‘Pope Francis – My idea of art,’ delves into the Roman Pontiff’s artistic side and explore what art personally means to the Pope through a series of his favorite works. “The art of mercy is truly Pope Francis’ idea of art,” stated Barbara Jatta,

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Bishop Barron: How to evangelize the ‘nones’

The way we evangelize should grab the world by the shoulders and shake it out of its apathy, Bishop Robert Barron told a crowd of Catholic leaders Tuesday. Evangelization is especially urgent as the ‘nones’ – the number of the population who do not identify with a religion, continues to grow, he said. Bishop Barron,

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Archbishop Lori: What Doubting Thomas can teach us about freedom

An encounter with the Lord frees us from sin and fear, and frees us for mission and evangelization, said Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore in his homily at the closing Mass for the USCCB’s Fortnight for Freedom. The July 3 Mass was held during the Convocation of Catholic Leaders in Orlando, Florida, and concluded the

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