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Sometimes I blink in amazement at today’s American political world. Our first Catholic President, John F. Kennedy, won the 1960 election by pledging to ignore any Catholic pope, bishop or priest
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Catholic Bishops Take Position on Nigeria’s Breakdown and Insecurity Agitation

Nigeria’s Catholic Bishops, CBCN, have taken a stand on rising insecurity, the electronic transmission of results and the call for the break-up of Nigeria. The Catholic bishops, in a statement r
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Don’t criminalize agitation for self-determination, Catholic bishops tell FG

Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja Nigeria’s Catholic Bishops, operating under the auspices of the Nigerian Catholic Bishops’ Conference (CBCN), urged the federal government to avoid the temptation
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Catholic Bishops of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Restore Requirement to Attend Mass on Sundays

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) – Some Catholics returned to church for the first time this weekend as the bishops of Pennsylvania reinstated the requirement to attend mass on Sundays and Holy Days. At the
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Catholic bishops must not turn vaccines into a cultural war issue

As more and more vaccine mandates are rolled out – businesses, universities, cities and soon the U.S. military, among other entities – debates over religious exemptions to these mandates a
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Irish Catholic bishops reject pandemic sacrament ban – POLITICO

DUBLIN – Roman Catholic leaders rebel against Irish government to forbid on First Communion and Confirmation ceremonies, a pandemic policy that some pastors say is still necessary to prevent the
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Catholic bishops criticized for their stance on Communion and Confirmation

The decision by some Catholic bishops to defy public health councils by allowing first communions and confirmations in their dioceses this month has been criticized by the co-founders of the Associati
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Catholic Bishops’ Conference defends the right to provide adoption services in Virginia

The bishops’ political group has spoken out against a proposal that would make it illegal for faith-based agencies to follow their moral beliefs while placing children in placements. A public po
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Southern Baptists join Catholic bishops in affirming “no constitutional basis” for abortion – Baptist News Global

There is no constitutional basis for abortion in America, and states should be able to regulate it without interference from the federal government, court says brief filed July 28 with the United Stat
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