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DC choir hopes Pope Francis will sing along

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Date: September 3, 2015
Washington D.C., Sep 3, 2015 / 07:19 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Choir members from around the Washington, D.C. archdiocese chosen to sing for Pope Francis during his visit later this month hope to stir the soul of the pontiff ? and maybe even inspire him to sing along.
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Are Pope Francis and the US bishops split? Don't believe the critics.

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Date: September 3, 2015
Philadelphia, Pa., Sep 3, 2015 / 05:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Ahead of the papal visit to the U.S., some critics have painted a narrative pitting Pope Francis against the "conservative" American bishops ? but the Archbishop of Philadelphia doesn't believe them.
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Philadelphia seminary plants, blesses a tree for Pope's day for care of creation

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Date: September 2, 2015
Philadelphia, Pa., Sep 2, 2015 / 03:36 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Responding to Pope Francis' call for Catholics around the world to observe Sept. 1 as a Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Philadelphia planted a tree on its grounds on Tuesday.
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Planned Parenthood's CEO validates suspicions, advocacy group says

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Date: September 1, 2015
Washington D.C., Sep 1, 2015 / 12:07 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Under fire after a series of recent sting videos, Planned Parenthood Federation of America's (PPFA) CEO Cecile Richards wrote a letter to Congress last week addressing the issues raised in the videos, which call into question Planned Parenthood's procurement of fetal tissue for research.
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Kentucky clerk who won't recognize 'gay marriages' could face heavy fines

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Date: September 1, 2015
Frankfort, Ky., Sep 1, 2015 / 05:40 pm (EWTN News).- A Christian county clerk in Kentucky who is declining to grant same-sex "marriage" licenses now faces a contempt charge and substantial possible fines.
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Citing Pope Francis, bishops call on Congress to renew religious freedom commission

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Date: September 1, 2015
Washington D.C., Sep 1, 2015 / 01:03 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Congress has only one month to reauthorize the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom. Many human rights activists and religious leaders have stressed its importance, and the nation's bishops suggest the commission would help the U.S. fulfill Pope Francis' call to protect religious minorities.
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Ahead of US visit, Pope Francis is popular among Americans

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Date: August 31, 2015
Washington D.C., Aug 31, 2015 / 10:19 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Most Americans have a favorable view of Pope Francis and think he has a message for all the country's citizens, but most also know little about him and aren't sure news reports about him are accurate, a new survey reports.
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Black leaders to Smithsonian: Don't honor Planned Parenthood founder

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Date: August 31, 2015
Washington D.C., Aug 31, 2015 / 04:20 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- While Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger is sometimes hailed as a champion of women's rights, she was no savior to minorities and those with disabilities, said speakers at a recent rally in Washington, D.C.
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Catholic practice and Catholic faith: a survey looks at the US

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Date: August 30, 2015
Philadelphia, Pa., Aug 30, 2015 / 07:08 am (EWTN News/CNA).- What do practicing Catholics believe? A new U.S. survey has answered this question by breaking down the similarities and differences these Catholics have with non-practicing Catholics and with Americans as a whole.
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It's not over yet: Nebraska bishops, Catholics continue to fight death penalty

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Date: August 28, 2015
Lincoln, Neb., Aug 28, 2015 / 07:01 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Nebraska's three Catholic bishops have asked all people of goodwill to continue to fight the death penalty, after it won a last-minute reprieve in the state Wednesday.
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