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Why Human Dignity is a Gospel Issue

I am always amazed when I read the story of Jesus healing a woman who had suffered from a hemorrhagic condition for 12 years. You probably remember the story because, well, Jesus healed her by accident: believing that if she touched him she would be healed, the woman crept behind …

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Abortion still at issue in several midterm races

Washington D.C., Oct 31, 2018 / 04:00 pm (CNA).- The issue of abortion has played a surprisingly limited role in campaigns for midterm and gubernatorial elections, this despite predictions by pro-abortion advocates that the Supreme Court could be poised to revisit the landmark decision of Roe v. Wade. But while …

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UCC speaks out in support of Ohio Issue 1

The United Church of Christ, which has long advocated for criminal justice reform and against mandatory minimums for non-violent drug offenses, is endorsing an effort in Ohio that would send fewer people to prison for drug possession and use, while redirecting dollars saved into providing more treatment for people suffering …

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Anglican Leaders Issue Statements Affirming Traditional Marriage

Anglican Australian and Irish bishops issued official statements clarifying their positions on same-sex marriage last week. The House of Bishops of the Church of Ireland said the marriage service “remains unchanged and marriage may be solemnised only between a man and woman.” “No liturgy or authorised service is provided therefore …

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Pope Francis to issue apostolic exhortation on holiness

Vatican City, Apr 5, 2018 / 10:07 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis will next week publish an apostolic exhortation on holiness titled Gaudete et exsultate, or “Rejoice and be glad”, the Vatican announced Thursday. Subtitled “on the call to holiness in the contemporary world”, the exhortation will be presented April …

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