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Vatican releases updated guidelines for bioethical questions
February 7, 2017

To offer clearly and accurately the Catholic Church's positions on abortion, contraception, genetic engineering, fertility treatments, vaccines, frozen embryos and other life issues, the Vatican released an expanded and updated guide of the church's bioethical teachings.

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U.S. archbishop visits Vietnam to show solidarity
U.S. archbishop visits Vietnam to show solidarity
February 6, 2017

U.S. bishops sent their immediate past president to Vietnam to see how they could help with the first college-level Catholic school approved in the Asian country in about 40 years.

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Pope: Only a slave to God's love understands true freedom
February 6, 2017

The freedom that comes from receiving the gift of a joyful Christian life can only come to those who are held captive by God's love, Pope Francis said.

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Bishops launch letter campaign urging Trump to protect religious freedom
February 6, 2017

Saying "religious freedom in America has suffered years of unprecedented erosion," the U.S. Catholic bishops have posted an online letter for Catholics to send to President Donald Trump urging him to sign an executive order promoting religious freedom.

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Refugee advocates outline arguments for legal action on presidential ban
Refugee advocates outline arguments for legal action on presidential ban
February 6, 2017

The breadth of President Donald Trump's authority to limit refugees entering the United States will be fought in federal court and some of the legal challenges ultimately may end up before the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Hundreds show support for refugees
Hundreds show support for refugees
February 6, 2017

Hundreds of people recently showed their support of refugees and immigrants by flocking to two events in Monroe County.

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