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How rice bowls can build a 'culture of encounter' this Lent

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Date: February 22, 2017
Washington D.C., Feb 22, 2017 / 05:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Through its annual rice bowl initiative, Catholic Relief Services has announced it will be promoting a "culture of encounter" in its Lenten operation.
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US anti-Semitism feared to rise if incidents aren't condemned

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Date: February 21, 2017
Washington D.C., Feb 21, 2017 / 10:01 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Antisemitic incidents in the United States must be prosecuted and condemned by the government to curb their rise, a religious freedom expert insists.
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This 200 year-old black Catholic school is a 'gem' in Baltimore's inner city

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Date: February 21, 2017
Baltimore, Md., Feb 21, 2017 / 08:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Nestled among the mix of shiny new storefronts, foreclosed row houses, parks, and public housing, lies what locals call the "gem of East Baltimore:" St. Frances Academy. Perduring the Civil War, social tumult, economic growth and decline in the neighborhood, the 189-year-old Catholic school still operates from the principles of its foundress, Servant of God Mother Mary Lange.
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We're more likely to jail the mentally ill than get them help

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Date: February 21, 2017
Washington D.C., Feb 21, 2017 / 05:12 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- People with severe mental illness are much more likely to be incarcerated than treated for their disorders, advocates said at a recent panel, and changes need to be made in order to break the vicious cycle of prison and homelessness.
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Archbishop Chaput on his new book about life in a post-Christian world

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Date: February 21, 2017
Philadelphia, Pa., Feb 21, 2017 / 05:01 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia's new book, released on Tuesday, takes a hard look at how Catholics in the United States can live their faith in a public square which has become post-Christian.
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Life, conversion of Roe v. Wade's Norma McCorvey remembered

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Date: February 20, 2017
Washington D.C., Feb 20, 2017 / 04:42 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- As the woman at the center of the case legalizing abortion in the U.S. passed away, pro-life leaders hailed her ultimate conversion on the issue and her ensuing struggles to promote life.
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Overcome divisions to protect God's creation, bishops ask US government

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Date: February 20, 2017
Washington D.C., Feb 20, 2017 / 04:03 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The United States government has the opportunity to overcome political divisions and respond effectively to climate change, the nation's bishops have said in a letter to the Secretary of State.
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Florist who lost religious liberty case says all freedoms are at stake

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Date: February 19, 2017
Washington D.C., Feb 19, 2017 / 05:03 am (EWTN News/CNA).- A Washington florist fined for not serving a same-sex wedding out of conscience says the state's supreme court "violated" her freedoms by ruling against her on Thursday.
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How the possible Vatican-China agreement could be problematic

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Date: February 18, 2017
Washington D.C., Feb 18, 2017 / 06:02 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The archbishop emeritus of Hong Kong expressed serious concerns about a possible agreement between the Vatican and China on the appointing of bishops.
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More state legislatures recognizing pornography is harmful

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Date: February 18, 2017
Richmond, Va., Feb 18, 2017 / 05:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Virginia could become the third state to officially recognize the harmful effects of pornography.
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