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  • Emmanuel Community to run church above Rome's Spanish Steps

    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- An agreement between the Holy See and France handed responsibility for the church that towers above Rome's Spanish Steps to the French-founded Emmanuel Community. In a series of amendments signed July 25 between the Holy See and ...

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  • NBA 'unreasonable' in moving All Star game from NC

    Charlotte, N.C., Jul 22, 2016 CNA/EWTN News.- The National Basketball Association’s decision to pull its all-star game from Charlotte, North Carolina over the state’s bathroom bill has drawn criticism from those who say the decision is hypocritical. “The ...

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Clinton's VP pick, a Catholic, faces criticism for his stand on abortion


WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Only a week after Donald Trump chose as his running mate Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, who was raised a Catholic and today is evangelical, Hillary Clinton chose as her vice presidential running mate, U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia, a practicing Catholic who has never lost an election, as her vice presidential running mate.

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Emmanuel Community to run church above Rome's Spanish Steps


VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- An agreement between the Holy See and France handed responsibility for the church that towers above Rome's Spanish Steps to the French-founded Emmanuel Community. In a series of amendments signed July 25 between the Holy See and France, the Catholic community will run the Trinita dei Monti church and convent starting Sept. 1. The gardens, a school, a pilgrim welcoming center and all works of art on the property will also come under the community's care.

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Pope appoints head of Catholic University of America to Vatican agency


VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis appointed John Garvey, president of The Catholic University of America, to the board of directors of a Vatican agency overseeing institutes of higher learning. Garvey, a former dean of Boston College Law School and once-assistant to the solicitor general of the United States, was named to the Agency for the Evaluation and Promotion of Quality in Ecclesiastical Universities and Faculties. The Vatican made the announcement July 25.

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NBA 'unreasonable' in moving All Star game from NC


Charlotte, N.C., Jul 22, 2016 CNA/EWTN News.- The National Basketball Association’s decision to pull its all-star game from Charlotte, North Carolina over the state’s bathroom bill has drawn criticism from those who say the decision is hypocritical.

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In keynote, Courage's executive director focuses on sacrifice of chastity


WASHINGTON (CNS) -- At the opening of the annual conference of a Catholic apostolate to those with same-sex attraction, attendees were reminded not to post photos from the event on social media and not even, while visiting the campus of The Catholic University of America, to announce to others why they were there, other than to attend a conference.

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