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  • Mass. bishops call on parishioners to oppose ROE Act

    BRAINTREE -- With seven months left in the current legislative session, the Massachusetts Catholic Conference is once again asking Catholic voters to voice their opposition to proposed legislation that would expand access to abortion in the commonwealth.

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Mass. bishops call on parishioners to oppose ROE Act


BRAINTREE -- With seven months left in the current legislative session, the Massachusetts Catholic Conference is once again asking Catholic voters to voice their opposition to proposed legislation that would expand access to abortion in the commonwealth.

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From Cardinal Seán's blog


On Thursday, I had dinner with Father Antonio Nardoianni from St. Leonard's Parish in the North End, who announced in December that he would be leaving St. Leonard's and will move on to minister in Canada.

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B.C. to host screening of Dorothy Day documentary


BOSTON -- Boston College will hold a screening next week of "Revolution of the Heart: The Dorothy Day Story," a new documentary by Martin Doblmeier and Journey Films. "Revolution of the Heart" is the latest installment in "Prophetic Voices," Doblmeier's series of documentaries about American religious figures of the 20th century.

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Trebek cites 'power of prayer' in accepting Fordham Founders' Award


LOS ANGELES (CNS) -- "Jeopardy" host Alex Trebek and his wife, Jean, received Fordham University's Founders' Award at a Jan. 7 reception in Los Angeles. According to Tom Stoelker writing in Fordham News, this was the first time the award -- which he described as "weighty statuette" of Fordham founder Archbishop John Hughes -- has been presented outside of New York City.

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This week's edition » International News

Brazil's high court: Netflix can continue 'First Temptation of Christ'


SAO PAULO (CNS) -- Supreme Court Justice Jose Antonio Dias Toffoli has overturned a lower court decision to temporarily suspend Netflix's Brazilian-made movie, "The First Temptation of Christ." The satirical movie has been severely criticized by Catholic organizations and hundreds of Brazilians for suggesting that Jesus had a homosexual experience after spending 40 days in the desert.

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