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Promote the common good and give workers a raise, Catholic leaders tell Congress

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Date: July 31, 2015
Washington D.C., Jul 31, 2015 / 06:31 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Catholic leaders are calling on Congress to raise the minimum wage, for the good of low-wage workers and their families.
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How knowing your fertility can catch diseases early

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Date: July 31, 2015
Washington D.C., Jul 31, 2015 / 04:04 am (EWTN News/CNA).- When Maggie was in high school, she stayed after class to talk to ask a teacher what to do about a very personal concern she felt her physician was not taking seriously. What she learned led to the discovery of a brain tumor, and treatment for the growth which had been affecting the teen for years. The tools she needed to find and treat this growth came from an awareness of her fertility and natural cycles.
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Make friends with your congressman ? and you just might get to see the Pope

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Date: July 30, 2015
Washington D.C., Jul 30, 2015 / 10:49 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The final plans are set for the public's chance to watch Pope Francis' Sept. 24 address to Congress live at the U.S. Capitol.
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Cardinal O'Malley denounces Planned Parenthood for disrespecting human dignity

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Date: July 30, 2015
Washington D.C., Jul 30, 2015 / 07:02 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Archbishop of Boston on Wednesday lamented the harvesting of fetal organs, which is at the center of a series of videos showing Planned Parenthood officials discussing the practice, as a failure to respect human dignity.
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Bishop advises 'cautious optimism' for a Catholic future in Boy Scouts

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Date: July 30, 2015
Charleston, S.C., Jul 30, 2015 / 07:01 am (EWTN News/CNA).- A leading bishop in Catholic scouting says Catholics should continue to be involved in the Boy Scouts and work to ensure good youth outreach and consistency with Church teaching in response to a national policy change that allows gay leaders.
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'Women Betrayed' by Planned Parenthood speak out against abortion giant

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Date: July 29, 2015
Washington D.C., Jul 29, 2015 / 05:11 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Hundreds of women ? along with scores of men ? gathered in front of the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday to protest what they see as betrayal of the nation's women at the hands of Planned Parenthood.
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Cardinal Dolan slams Trump's 'virulent' immigration remarks

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Date: July 29, 2015
New York City, N.Y., Jul 29, 2015 / 05:11 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- For Cardinal Dolan, the "virulent strain" of American nativism is not a thing of the past ? it's alive, well and seeded in presidential candidate Donald Trump's recent remarks on the topic of immigration.
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Will religious Boy Scout troops be tolerated when ban on gay leaders ends?

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Date: July 27, 2015
Washington D.C., Jul 27, 2015 / 06:08 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Boy Scouts of America is moving to change its leadership standards in order to allow openly homosexual adult leaders and volunteers. While the organization promises that individual church-affiliated councils can choose their own leaders, at least one critic warns the move will expose churches to further pressure.
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High price tags and ugly secrets ? how surrogacy preys on poor women

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Date: July 26, 2015
Washington D.C., Jul 26, 2015 / 05:03 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Women from a poor demographic have become an increasing interest in the multi-billion dollar surrogate industry, with most mothers being forced or coerced into volunteering as a surrogate.
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Long-serving Cardinal Baum lived a generous response to God

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Date: July 25, 2015
Washington D.C., Jul 25, 2015 / 12:25 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Cardinal William W. Baum, a past Archbishop of Washington and the longest-serving American cardinal, died on Thursday at the age of 88. His death prompted outpourings of thanksgiving for his life and a special telegram from Pope Francis.
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