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How the new bishop of Arlington hopes to heal division in society

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Date: December 5, 2016
Arlington, Va., Dec 5, 2016 / 06:35 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Gospel is the answer to a wounded society, the new bishop of Arlington said in the wake of the presidential election.
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How to celebrate Christmas with Benedictine nuns

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Date: December 4, 2016
Kansas City, Mo., Dec 4, 2016 / 05:02 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- As the Christmas season approaches, the hit-making community of Benedictine nuns based in Missouri have released an album full of carols with which to greet the newborn Christ.
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Supreme Court justices appear skeptical of Texas' death penalty standards

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Date: December 2, 2016
Washington D.C., Dec 2, 2016 / 05:11 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Supreme Court heard oral arguments Tuesday in a death penalty case that could determine the fate of a man whom lawyers say is intellectually disabled.
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Fr Stanley Rother: the first US-born martyr

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Date: December 2, 2016
Oklahoma City, Okla., Dec 2, 2016 / 01:40 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Pope Francis has recognized the martyrdom of Father Stanley Rother, a priest of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City who served in Guatemala, making him the first martyr to have been born in the United States.
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Christmastime in New Orleans: a holiday celebration unlike any other

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Date: December 1, 2016
New Orleans, La., Dec 1, 2016 / 07:06 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- When most people think of New Orleans, they think of Mardi Gras. The raucous parades, elaborate masks, and colorful beads associated with the Carnival season are largely synonymous with the southern Louisiana city.
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Metal coil birth control gets strictest possible warning

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Date: December 1, 2016
Washington D.C., Dec 1, 2016 / 04:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Angela Desa was 28 years-old when she got Essure, a form of permanent birth control made of flexible metal and polyester coils inserted into her fallopian tubes.
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Pro-life Dems disappointed by Pelosi's re-election as House minority leader

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Date: December 1, 2016
Washington D.C., Dec 1, 2016 / 01:34 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Pro-life leaders have expressed their dissatisfaction as House Democrats re-elected pro-abortion Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) as the House Minority Leader.
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Humanitarian needs going unmet in Iraq, Catholic leaders tell Congress

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Date: November 30, 2016
Washington D.C., Nov 30, 2016 / 08:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Given new and expanded humanitarian crises in Iraq and elsewhere, Congress should respond generously to a request to approve additional aid funding, the U.S. bishops and Catholic Relief Services leaders have said in a letter.
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Tom Price appointment to head HHS met with pro-life applause

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Date: November 29, 2016
Washington D.C., Nov 29, 2016 / 07:09 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Pro-life groups praised President-elect Donald Trump's announcement that he would name Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.) to be the next Secretary of Health and Human Services.
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New Catholic Relief Services' chairman has strong Middle East focus

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Date: November 28, 2016
Washington D.C., Nov 28, 2016 / 09:01 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Bishop Gregory John Mansour, a Maronite bishop with experience in Middle East issues, will be the next chairman of Catholic Relief Services, the foreign aid arm of the U.S. bishops.
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