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    Washington D.C., Aug 29, 2016 CNA.- Amidst national outrage over the steep cost hike of a potentially life-saving drug, questions have been raised about the market ethics of drug pricing. There are “a lot of factors” behind price increases ...

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'VatiLeaks': Spanish monsignor who leaked documents begins jail time


VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- A Spanish monsignor found guilty of leaking confidential documents about the Vatican's financial reform has begun serving his 18-month prison sentence at the Vatican. Msgr. Lucio Vallejo Balda, secretary of the Prefecture for the Economic Affairs of the Holy See, was found guilty July 7 of stealing and passing on documents to Italian journalists Gianluigi Nuzzi and Emiliano Fittipaldi.

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As cost of EpiPen soars, what are the ethics of drug pricing?


Washington D.C., Aug 29, 2016 CNA.- Amidst national outrage over the steep cost hike of a potentially life-saving drug, questions have been raised about the market ethics of drug pricing. There are “a lot of factors” behind price increases in the prescription drug market, Dr. Jack Hoadley, a health policy analyst and researcher at Georgetown University, told CNA. Thus, it’s hard to attribute the 400 percent rise in cost of the EpiPen to one particular cause, he said.

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Priest suffers minor injuries after failed suicide bomb, axe attack at Mass


Jakarta, Indonesia, Aug 29, 2016 CNA/EWTN News.- A priest suffered minor injuries after a man armed with a suicide bomb and an axe attacked at Sunday Mass in Indonesia this weekend. A woman sitting next to the would-be suicide bomber at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Medan told the Jakarta Post that she noticed the man was fidgeting throughout Mass and unable to follow the liturgy.

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