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WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, in its analysis of the Senate health care bill, said late June 26 the measure would leave 22 million more people without insurance.
WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The
chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Committee on Migration said
the country's Catholic bishops are "deeply concerned" about the consequences of
the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to allow a partial ban on foreign nationals
as it reviews the constitutionality of a wider ban.
VATICAN LETTER (CNS) -- The Catholic
Church is not a "gerontocracy" ruled by old men, 80-year-old Pope
Francis said; "we aren't old men, we are grandfathers."
WASHINGTON (CNS) -- In a 7-2 decision, the Supreme Court June 26 said
a Lutheran preschool should not be excluded from a state grant program to
refurbish its playground surface just because it is a religious entity.
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The Vatican expressed "grave
concern" over the situation of a bishop in mainland China who has been in
government custody for almost 10 months and moved repeatedly in an apparent
attempt to prevent him from assuming leadership of his diocese.
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Cancer prevention programs and
campaigns need to reach everyone, Pope Francis said.
(CNS) -- Christian faith leaders pledged anew to build a "circle of
protection" around vital social programs identified for deep spending cuts
under President Donald Trump's fiscal year 2018 budget, saying their action is consistent
with biblical principles.
WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Days after rebels in Colombia announced turning
in the last of their cache of weapons over to international observers, the
Vatican announced June 23 details of Pope Francis' September trip to the
war-torn South American country.
(CNS) -- The Senate's Better Care Reconciliation
Act contains "many of the fundamental defects" that appeared in the
House-passed American Health Care Act "and even further compounds them," said the bishop who heads the
U.S. bishops' Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development.
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Two former Latin American presidents
said the world is running out of time to find a solution to the crisis in
Venezuela as President Nicolas Maduro aims to consolidate power over the
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis is first of all a shepherd who makes seeking out the lost and forgotten his top priority. But he also knows that wherever he goes, the cameras and news coverage will follow.
QUEBEC CITY (CNS) -- Faith and films have been lifelong
obsessions for director Martin Scorsese, obsessions that he said have given him
moments of peace amid turmoil, but also challenges and frustrations that, in
hindsight, he will accept as lessons in humility.
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