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Law group: Iran nuclear deal should include Christian pastor's freedom

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Date: November 28, 2014
Washington D.C., Nov 28, 2014 / 06:11 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Advocates pushing for the U.S. State Department to demand the release of Christen pastor Saeed Abedini ? a U.S. citizen imprisoned in Iran ? remained hopeful after Iranian nuclear talks were extended for six months.
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What the Church can do about the powder keg of US racial tensions

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Date: November 26, 2014
Ferguson, Mo., Nov 26, 2014 / 06:52 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Beneath the ongoing unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, are deep-rooted societal conflicts that are boiling over, say local leaders, and the Church has an opportunity to be at the forefront of reconciliation.
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Washington state matchup: Religious liberty vs. Plan B

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Date: November 26, 2014
Olympia, Wash., Nov 26, 2014 / 04:27 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Washington state regulations cannot constitutionally require pharmacies and pharmacists to dispense abortion-causing contraceptives, said lawyers leading a legal challenge to the rules.
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Reject 'false hope' of violence, archbishop implores after Ferguson ruling

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Date: November 25, 2014
Ferguson, Mo., Nov 25, 2014 / 12:31 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Archbishop of St. Louis rejected violent responses to a grand jury's decision not to indict a Ferguson police officer who killed a teenager, asking instead for prayer and action to solve underlying community problems.
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Pope's Philly visit will be 'powerful' witness to marriage, bishop says

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Date: November 24, 2014
Oklahoma City, Okla., Nov 24, 2014 / 07:02 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Next year's World Meeting of Families ? which Pope Francis has confirmed he will attend ? will be a "tremendous catechetical moment" for the Church, affirmed one U.S. archbishop.
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New Gary, Indiana bishop praised for focus on evangelization

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Date: November 24, 2014
Gary, Ind., Nov 24, 2014 / 04:33 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Pope Francis has named the next bishop of Gary, Indiana: Milwaukee's Auxiliary Bishop Donald J. Hying, who drew praise for his commitment to evangelization and to the sanctity of life.
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Catholics on immigration order: more reform needed

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Date: November 21, 2014
Washington D.C., Nov 21, 2014 / 05:35 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration was met with both praise and concern from Catholic groups, who emphasized that more must be done to find long-term solutions for a broken immigration system.
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UN under fire: Don't take parents out of teen sexuality

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Date: November 20, 2014
Washington D.C., Nov 20, 2014 / 07:40 pm (EWTN News).- The United Nations is facing harsh criticism for its recent recommendations promoting emergency contraception for teenagers and the rollback of parental-consent abortion laws.
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Cardinal O'Malley expands on 'provocative' 60 Minutes interview

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Date: November 20, 2014
Boston, Mass., Nov 20, 2014 / 07:37 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Boston Cardinal Sean O'Malley has clarified his recent 60 Minutes interview, saying its "difficult questions" on women's ordination and Vatican investigations of a Missouri bishop and a women's religious conference needed more discussion and nuance.
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Knights donate $2 million for Middle East refugee housing

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Date: November 20, 2014
Washington D.C., Nov 20, 2014 / 06:41 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Knights of Columbus is putting more than $2 million toward new homes for Iraqi and Syrian refugees fleeing violence, and not a moment too soon, said Supreme Knight Carl Anderson.
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