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The state first denied the facility’s license to perform abortions under a 1998 law requiring abortion providers to have what are known as "transport" and "transfer" agreements with an ambulance and hospital in the event of a medical emergency.
Blogs
K.V. Turley
“Woodstock wasn’t peace and love ... By the time it all ended, the worst sides of our nature had come out.” —Roger Daltrey
Catholic News Agency
Father Geoff Drew was removed from ministry last month, after allegations surfaced that he had sent a series of inappropriate text messages to a 17-year-old boy.
Catholic News Agency
Archbishop Jędraszewski said in an August 1 homily that “our land is no longer affected by the red plague, which does not mean that there is no new one that wants to control our souls, hearts and minds."
Catholic News Agency
Areas of aid to which the funding hold would apply, including development assistance, global health, contributions to international organizations, international narcotics control and peacekeeping activities.
Perry West/CNA
The project is backed by Heartbeat International, a pro-life agency providing pregnancy resources to expecting mothers in over 2,000 locations worldwide.
Courtney Grogan/CNA
In his Angelus address, the pope reflected upon this Sunday’s Gospel from Luke in which Jesus says to his disciples, “I have come to set the earth on fire, and how I wish it were already blazing!”
Sunday Guide
Deacon Omar Gutierrez
User’s Guide to Sunday, Aug. 18.
Books
Paul Kengor
BOOK PICK: On Faith
Jonah McKeown/CNA
Hundreds of thousands of protestors in Hong Kong have been demonstrating against the government's plans to allow extraditions to mainland China, where Communist courts would try alleged criminals— a plan which as of June has been indefinitely suspended.
Msgr. Charles Pope
Bishops should encourage priests to foster reverence with traditions like ad orientem worship, kneeling for Holy Communion and the wider use of Latin.
Joseph Pronechen
Franciscan Father Lucjan Krolikowski also knew St. John Paul II.
Joan Desmond
“I became persuaded over time that Catholicism was true.”