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St. Louis priest falsely accused by anti-sex abuse group

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Date: August 25, 2016
St. Louis, Mo., Aug 25, 2016 / 11:25 am (EWTN News/CNA).- A group for clergy sex abuse victims made false statements "negligently and with reckless disregard for the truth" against a St. Louis priest to try to convict him on abuse charges, a federal judge has ruled.
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Why Catholics should be alarmed about the rise of the religious 'nones'

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Date: August 25, 2016
Washington D.C., Aug 25, 2016 / 10:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- With so many saying they have abandoned their childhood faith because of science, the Church in the United States has an urgent mission to engage the culture, said one expert.
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Nun's rosary beads stolen at knife-point in Massachusetts

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Date: August 25, 2016
Boston, Mass., Aug 25, 2016 / 07:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- A religious sister was robbed while on a walk in civilian clothing on Sunday afternoon in Quincy, Massachusetts, authorities said.
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Want Catholics back in church? Reflect Jesus, Denver's new bishop says

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Date: August 25, 2016
Denver, Colo., Aug 25, 2016 / 04:48 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Father Jorge Rodriguez, the next auxiliary bishop of Denver, believes there is a way to help lapsed Catholics return to church.
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Two nuns found murdered at their home in Mississippi

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Date: August 25, 2016
Jackson, Miss., Aug 25, 2016 / 04:14 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Two religious sisters were found murdered in their Mississippi home today, according to police.
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Could doctors be forced to perform sex reassignment surgeries?

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Date: August 24, 2016
Washington D.C., Aug 24, 2016 / 09:03 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Following the federal government stating that doctors cannot decline performing sex reassignment surgeries, a group of states, doctors, and hospitals are suing in the name of medical ethics.
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Federal judge blocks Obama's transgender bathroom policy

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Date: August 24, 2016
Washington D.C., Aug 24, 2016 / 07:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- A federal judge in Texas has temporarily blocked the Obama administration guidance that would require schools to comply with transgender bathroom policies or lose federal funding.
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Why this diocese is ditching Common Core for liberal arts

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Date: August 24, 2016
Marquette, Mich., Aug 24, 2016 / 04:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The Diocese of Marquette in Michigan says it is already experiencing success in their process of adopting a Catholic liberal arts curriculum for all its schools, rather than using Common Core State Standards.
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As welfare reform turns 20, Catholics discuss its legacy

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Date: August 24, 2016
Washington D.C., Aug 24, 2016 / 01:13 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Welfare reform was one of the biggest United States legislative events of the 1990s, but after 20 years what is its legacy from the standpoint of Catholic social teaching?
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Don't bring back the death penalty, New Mexico bishops plead

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Date: August 23, 2016
Albuquerque, N.M., Aug 23, 2016 / 07:34 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The Catholic bishops of New Mexico are speaking up against a proposal to reintroduce capital punishment in the state, saying that respect for human life must be consistent.
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