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US faithful asked to see humanity of child migrants

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Date: July 31, 2014
Washington D.C., Jul 31, 2014 / 12:42 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The child migrant crisis at the U.S-Mexico border shows the need for a Catholic response and for sound government policy to help children who are fleeing violence, several Catholic experts have said.
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Resolution introduced to protect persecuted Christians in Iraq

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Date: July 31, 2014
Washington D.C., Jul 31, 2014 / 09:02 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Congressional representatives have introduced a resolution to protect persecuted Christians and other minorities in Iraq, as Islamist militants consolidate control over portions of the country's northwest.
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Religious freedom nominee's record prompts worry

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Date: July 31, 2014
Washington D.C., Jul 31, 2014 / 06:10 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The announcement that Rabbi David Saperstein is being tapped as the next U.S. ambassador for global religious freedom has drawn concern based on his recent statements on the issue at home.
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Natural Family Planning praised for respecting women, nature

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Date: July 31, 2014
Washington D.C., Jul 31, 2014 / 05:18 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Catholic teaching on sexuality and fertility is being hailed as a moral alternative to hormonal birth control that embraces nature and respects the fullness of women's lives and dignity.
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Abortion's grim reality may explain 'pro-choice' label drop

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Date: July 31, 2014
Washington D.C., Jul 31, 2014 / 03:06 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Abortion advocates' recent shift away from the term "pro-choice" could be due to improving medicine and technology showing the harsh reality and effects of the procedure.
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Working-class marriage rate hurt by weak church efforts

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Date: July 30, 2014
Washington D.C., Jul 30, 2014 / 09:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- A "national retreat" from marriage could worsen social divides between the married and unmarried and plummeting rates are partly due to religious groups failing to reach the working class, says one scholar.
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Protestors slam global failure to save missing Nigerian girls

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Date: July 30, 2014
Washington D.C., Jul 30, 2014 / 06:19 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Gathering outside the Nigerian Embassy in Washington, D.C. to mark the 100th day since the kidnapping of nearly 300 girls in Nigeria, protestors urged more effective action to return them home.
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Bishops' plea to US government: help Iraqi Christians

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Date: July 30, 2014
Washington D.C., Jul 30, 2014 / 05:41 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The U.S. bishops have urged the U.S. government to assist Iraqi Christian victims of persecution, while France has offered asylum to Iraqi Christians who have fled Mosul.
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Migration fix must look at big picture, bishop encourages

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Date: July 30, 2014
Washington D.C., Jul 30, 2014 / 02:58 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The head of the U.S. bishops' migration committee challenged U.S. President Obama and the leaders of Central America to respond to violence in that region in order to protect children who are being forced to flee.
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Court allows 9/11 cross to remain standing at Ground Zero

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Date: July 29, 2014
Washington D.C., Jul 29, 2014 / 12:38 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Rejecting arguments from an atheist group, a federal appeals court ruled Monday that the iconic cross found at the site of the 2001 World Trade Center attacks may remain at the 9/11 Museum.
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