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Bishop Conley to Catholics in medicine: strive to be saints

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Date: September 30, 2014
Orlando, Fla., Sep 30, 2014 / 05:52 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Catholic medical professionals can lead other people to God by dedicating themselves to holiness and following the examples of saintly doctors, Bishop James D. Conley of Lincoln, Neb., said.
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Christian groups stand with diocese to protect Seal of Confession

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Date: September 30, 2014
Baton Rouge, La., Sep 30, 2014 / 05:44 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Nearly 20 organizations, both Catholic and other denominations of Christian, have joined the Diocese of Baton Rouge in asking the Supreme Court to protect a priest from being forced to violate the Seal of Confession.
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Hundreds gather as pastor's Iranian imprisonment reaches two years

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Date: September 30, 2014
Washington D.C., Sep 30, 2014 / 05:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Hundreds of advocates gathered Sept. 25 in Washington, D.C., to pray for the release of American pastor Saeed Abedini, who has now been imprisoned in Iran for the past two years.
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Bishop Finn's spokesman confirms Vatican visitation

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Date: September 30, 2014
Kansas City, Mo., Sep 30, 2014 / 03:59 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph has confirmed that an archbishop has held a visitation on behalf of the Vatican and met with Bishop Robert Finn, but cannot talk about the reasons for the visit.
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Arizona town urged to stop discriminating against houses of worship

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Date: September 28, 2014
Phoenix, Ariz., Sep 28, 2014 / 07:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Local government restrictions in Gilbert, Arizona are threatening the protection of religious speech by limiting signs promoting houses of worship while allowing political, ideological, and noncommercial signs to stand without the same restriction.
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Bishops find hope for religious dialogue at Palestinian university

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Date: September 28, 2014
Washington D.C., Sep 28, 2014 / 05:07 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Reflecting on their recent pilgrimage to the Holy Land, U.S. bishops have cited relationships there between Christian and Muslim students as a sign of hope for peace in the region.
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On 30th anniversary, Project Rachel looks to a global future

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Date: September 26, 2014
Milwaukee, Wis., Sep 26, 2014 / 05:04 am (EWTN News/CNA).- After 30 years of providing post-abortion healing and support across the United States, Project Rachel is hoping to take its ministry abroad.
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At UN, cardinal condemns terrorism's use of religion

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Date: September 26, 2014
New York City, N.Y., Sep 26, 2014 / 03:06 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Terrorism represents a "fundamental threat to our common humanity" and people of faith must condemn religion-based terrorism, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican Secretary of State, told the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday.
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Congressional letter lays out continuing problems in HHS mandate

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Date: September 25, 2014
Washington D.C., Sep 25, 2014 / 06:27 pm (EWTN News).- Fifty-one members of Congress have written to the Obama administration criticizing its new adjustment to the federal contraception mandate, saying that it still violates religious freedom.
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Canon lawyer, bishop: 'Gay marriage' among sins preventing Communion

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Date: September 25, 2014
Lewistown, Montana, Sep 25, 2014 / 05:50 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The denial of Holy Communion to a same-sex couple who obtained a marriage license is in line with broader Church teaching on public grave sin and the Eucharist, explained a prominent canon lawyer.
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