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  • The Church has fought infanticide, Amazon synod bishops say

    Vatican City, Oct 10, 2019 CNA.- Bishop Wilmar Santin of Itabituba, Brazil said Thursday that the Church has worked to eradicate the practice of tribal infanticide in the Amazon, and compared the practice to the moral evil of abortion. The bishop said ...

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  • The Church has fought infanticide, Amazon synod bishops say

    Vatican City, Oct 10, 2019 CNA.- Bishop Wilmar Santin of Itabituba, Brazil said Thursday that the Church has worked to eradicate the practice of tribal infanticide in the Amazon, and compared the practice to the moral evil of abortion. The bishop said ...

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  • Ecuadorians at synod keep eye on massive protests at home

    ROME (CNS) -- Ecuadorian observers at the Synod of Bishops for the Amazon are keeping an eye on massive protests that have claimed the lives of five people in their country. The demonstrations broke out Oct. 4 after President Lenin Moreno announced ...

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  • Banners unfurled as faithful share stories of five saints

    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The Vatican hung banners of the Catholic Church's newly canonized saints four days before the Mass that would officially recognize that they are in heaven with God. While the hanging of the banners Oct. 10 did not coincide with ...

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  • From Cardinal Seán's blog

    Last Thursday evening, I attended a reception at the home of Jim and Joanne Gallagher, highlighting the work of Catholic Charities. Jim is the former chairman of the board of Catholic Charities. During the evening, I addressed the group, along with ...

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Ecuadorians at synod keep eye on massive protests at home


ROME (CNS) -- Ecuadorian observers at the Synod of Bishops for the Amazon are keeping an eye on massive protests that have claimed the lives of five people in their country. The demonstrations broke out Oct. 4 after President Lenin Moreno announced suspension of a 40-year-old fuel subsidy as part of a multibillion-dollar loan agreement with the International Monetary Fund.

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Banners unfurled as faithful share stories of five saints


VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The Vatican hung banners of the Catholic Church's newly canonized saints four days before the Mass that would officially recognize that they are in heaven with God. While the hanging of the banners Oct. 10 did not coincide with the Mass, it did coincide with the kickoff of exhibits, conferences, prayer vigils and other celebrations focused on the new saints from Brazil, England, India, Italy and Switzerland.

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From Cardinal Seán's blog


Last Thursday evening, I attended a reception at the home of Jim and Joanne Gallagher, highlighting the work of Catholic Charities. Jim is the former chairman of the board of Catholic Charities. During the evening, I addressed the group, along with the current chairman of the board, Kevin MacKenzie, and with Catholic Charities' president, Debbie Rambo.

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