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Denver to provide lockers for city's homeless

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Date: May 27, 2017
Denver, Colo., May 27, 2017 / 05:02 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- In response to Denver's large homeless population, the city is providing lockers for the homeless to place their belongings so they can take better advantage of local outreach programs.
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In Iraq, necessity makes priests become engineers

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Date: May 27, 2017
Rome, Italy, May 27, 2017 / 04:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Priests in Iraq are helping reconstruct around 13,000 homes in the Plain of Nineveh which have been damaged or destroyed by ISIS so that Christians will have a place to come back to.
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What can we learn from the newest priests? Encourage vocations

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Date: May 26, 2017
Washington D.C., May 26, 2017 / 07:04 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Members of the newest priestly ordination class in the United States were closely connected to the Church growing up through their Catholic school or parish, according to a new survey of the 2017 ordinands.
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US bishop says Trump budget at odds with Catholic, American ideals

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Date: May 26, 2017
Louisville, Ky., May 26, 2017 / 06:22 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The former head of the US bishops decried President Trump's budget plan, claiming its cuts to social services conflict with both the Catholic faith and American principles.
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How a nun's home is helping girls freed from sex trafficking

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Date: May 26, 2017
Baton Rouge, La., May 26, 2017 / 04:33 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The numbers are staggering. Each year in the U.S. alone, some 300,000 minors are victims of sex trafficking.
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New video shows graphic discussion of aborted baby parts

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Date: May 26, 2017
Washington D.C., May 26, 2017 / 01:42 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Preview footage released recently by the Center for Medical Progress appears to show participants at a national abortion convention casually discussing the skulls, eyeballs and other baby body parts they encounter in abortion procedures.
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Religious freedom cited in first US female genital mutilation case

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Date: May 25, 2017
Detroit, Mich., May 25, 2017 / 04:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- A U.S. federal law prohibiting female genital mutilation will be challenged for the first time in a case in Detroit, where lawyers plan to cite religious freedom as a defense of the practice.
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Stronger religious freedoms in Texas could boost Catholic foster care

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Date: May 25, 2017
Austin, Texas, May 25, 2017 / 01:04 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The Catholic Church in Texas will work to promote more foster parenting, following the state legislature's approval of strong legal protections for religious adoption and foster care agencies.
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Catholic academics urge protection of undocumented students

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Date: May 24, 2017
Washington D.C., May 24, 2017 / 09:02 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- In the wake of increased government crackdown on immigration, a letter was sent to the Department of Homeland Security voicing Catholic support for programs promoting deferred deportation.
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St. Louis rule creates legal traps for pro-lifers, lawsuit charges

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Date: May 24, 2017
St. Louis, Mo., May 24, 2017 / 07:18 am (EWTN News/CNA).- A St. Louis city ordinance that could force Catholic schools and pro-life pregnancy centers to hire employees who support abortion has drawn legal opposition from the Archbishop of St. Louis and several pro-life organizations.
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