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The #BottlestotheBorder campaign, launched by New Wave Feminists in partnership with And Then There Were None (ATTWN), collected more than $120,000 worth of supplies and donated more than $70,000 in aid funding to multiple respite centers,
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The original contraception mandate, introduced during the Obama administration, had drawn lawsuits from hundreds of plaintiffs who argued that it failed to allow for their free exercise of religion.
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As of March next year, abortion facilities will no longer be allowed to co-locate with clinics that receive Title X moneys.
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Bishop Robert Christian was appointed an auxiliary bishop of the San Francisco archdiocese in 2018, and was consecrated June 5 of that year.
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In a letter of condolence to members of Sardi's family, Pope Francis praised the cardinal's "priestly spirit, his theological preparation, his gifts of intelligence and wisdom... through which he has given a valuable contribution to the magisteriums of St. Paul VI, John Paul I, St. John Paul II, and Benedict XVI."
World
Joan Frawley Desmond
Lesther Alemán said he plans to attend the U.S. State Department’s Ministerial July 16-17 to bring awareness to the struggle for human rights in his country.
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In his Sunday Angelus address, Pope Francis reflected on the parable of the Good Samaritan, which he called “one of the most beautiful parables of the Gospel.”
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Depending on the crime, previous limitations on prosecution ranged from five to 10 years after the alleged incident.
Blogs
Kathy Schiffer
St. Kateri is the patron of Native Americans and people in exile, as well as patron of ecology and the environment. Her feast day is July 14.
Publisher's Note
Michael Warsaw
A NOTE FROM OUR PUBLISHER
Father Raymond de Souza
COMMENTARY: Pope Francis’ improvised gift of St. Peter’s bone fragments to the patriarch of Constantinople requires further exploration.
Father Carter Griffin
COMMENTARY: Proposals for married clergy often reveal a functional view of the priesthood that loses sight of its spiritual fatherhood.
The Editors
EDITORIAL: These famed holy, humble men stayed firmly anchored to Christ through a life of prayer, the sacraments and devoted service to the needy.
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