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Rebuilt from the ashes: The story of an American basilica

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Date: July 4, 2015
Norfolk, Va., Jul 4, 2015 / 05:41 am (EWTN News/CNA).- An immigrant parish, burnt down, with only the crucifix remaining. A parish rebuilt, transformed and a key part in giving back to the community. In a sense, one parish's story of struggle, pressure and rebirth is metaphor for the American Catholic experience.
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Want to put the Pope's encyclical into practice? Protect religious freedom, archbishop says

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Date: July 4, 2015
Washington D.C., Jul 4, 2015 / 03:35 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Religious freedom is absolutely necessary to implement the teachings of Pope Francis' recent encyclical Laudato Si, said the U.S. bishops' domestic justice spokesman on Independence Day.
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This 95-year-old Catholic couple died in each other's arms

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Date: July 3, 2015
San Diego, Calif., Jul 3, 2015 / 11:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Few love stories can say that they began at the age of eight. But for Jeanette and Alexander Toczko, they couldn't have imagined life any other way.
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Bl. Junipero statue in the Capitol is safe ? for now

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Date: July 3, 2015
Los Angeles, Calif., Jul 3, 2015 / 01:42 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- An effort to remove the statue of Bl. Junipero Serra from the U.S. Capitol has been set aside for the time being.
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Anti-Catholic US history shows Church has survived and will continue, historian says

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Date: July 1, 2015
Washington D.C., Jul 1, 2015 / 04:15 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- As bishops warn of current threats to religious liberty in the United States, Catholics can take heart that such challenges have faced them before, and they have persevered, one Church historian says.
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Bishops expect Pope Francis' visit to have profound impact on US

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Date: June 30, 2015
Washington D.C., Jun 30, 2015 / 04:20 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Looking forward to Pope Francis' September visit to the U.S., the nation's bishops were exuberant on Tuesday, as the itinerary for the apostolic voyage was released.
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Supreme Court puts hold on Texas law regulating abortion clinics

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Date: June 30, 2015
Washington D.C., Jun 30, 2015 / 03:03 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- On Monday afternoon the Supreme Court of the United States temporarily halted Texas' regulations on abortion clinics, which were upheld by an appellate court earlier in the month.
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Supreme Court protects Pennsylvania charities from HHS mandate

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Date: June 30, 2015
Washington D.C., Jun 30, 2015 / 01:30 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The U.S. Supreme Court has issued an order protecting a group of Pennsylvania religious institutions from being required by the federal contraception mandate to violate their faith.
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Supreme Court upholds use of controversial lethal injection drug

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Date: June 29, 2015
Washington D.C., Jun 29, 2015 / 09:32 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The Supreme Court has ruled in favor of the continued use of a drug that has been accused of causing excruciating pain in several controversial state executions.
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Benedictine monks' disputed role at Catholic university in Illinois at center of new lawsuit

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Date: June 28, 2015
Chicago, Ill., Jun 28, 2015 / 07:03 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Seven monks of St. Procopius Abbey in Lisle, Ill. have filed suit against the leadership of Illinois' Benedictine University, saying that the leadership has denied them their rights to help govern the university their abbey founded.
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