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New York court unanimously rejects assisted suicide in major pro-life victory

Albany, N.Y., Sep 8, 2017 / 05:43 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- New York's highest court upheld the state's ban on assisted suicide Thursday, in what Catholic leaders have called an important pro-life victory for the state.

Barred from disaster relief, damaged Texas churches sue government

Washington D.C., Sep 8, 2017 / 01:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Texas churches damaged by Hurricane Harvey filed a lawsuit against the Federal Emergency Management Agency, claiming they have been denied disaster relief grants due to their religious status.

Concerns of 'anti-Catholic bigotry' as judicial nominee questioned about faith

Washington D.C., Sep 7, 2017 / 10:27 am (EWTN News/CNA).- A Catholic nominee to a federal circuit court faced hostile questions about her faith from U.S. senators on Wednesday, prompting outrage from Catholic leaders.

'Outrageous and insulting' - US bishops reject Bannon's immigration remarks

Washington D.C., Sep 7, 2017 / 05:22 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The U.S. bishops' conference on Thursday sharply rejected claims by former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon that the bishops support undocumented immigrants in order to fill churches and make money.

A bioethicist's take on child cancer treatment that uses gene therapy

Washington D.C., Sep 7, 2017 / 04:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- A genetic modification therapy designed for treating pediatric leukemia has drawn both praise and caution from a Catholic bioethicist, after recently being approved by the Food and Drug Administration.

Did this group lose its fundraising page because of its view on marriage?

Lake Charles, La., Sep 6, 2017 / 04:58 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A non-profit group dedicated to studying and explaining the effects of the sexual revolution claims that its ability to process donations online was cancelled because of its views on sexuality.

Judge temporarily blocks Texas' 'dismemberment abortion' ban

Austin, Texas, Sep 6, 2017 / 01:04 am (EWTN News/CNA).- A federal judge on Thursday temporarily blocked part of a Texas law that bans dilation-and-evacuation abortions in the second trimester.

Bishops decry Trump administration's decision to end DACA

Washington D.C., Sep 5, 2017 / 04:23 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Bishops condemned the Trump administration's decision Tuesday to end a program that benefitted hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants who entered the U.S. as minors.

Knights of Columbus take action to aid Hurricane Harvey victims

Houston, Texas, Sep 5, 2017 / 02:46 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Local Knights of Columbus councils have taken after the passage of Hurricane Harvey, rescuing survivors by boat and providing shelter, food and water to others.

God is present, Cardinal DiNardo tells Hurricane Harvey victims

Houston, Texas, Sep 5, 2017 / 01:30 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Amid the immense devastation left behind in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston assured the people that God is with them in their suffering.