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  • Participants: Final synod document to focus on all young adults

    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The synod's final document will seek to address issues concerning all young people and not just those issues facing young men and women living in Western countries, said members participating in the Synod of Bishops. The various ...

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  • Participants: Final synod document to focus on all young adults

    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The synod's final document will seek to address issues concerning all young people and not just those issues facing young men and women living in Western countries, said members participating in the Synod of Bishops. The various ...

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  • Cardinal Parolin: For Paul VI, 'Humanae vitae' had to be pastoral

    Vatican City, Oct 22, 2018 CNA.- When drafting Humanae vitae, Pope St. Paul VI showed pastoral concern while emphasizing doctrinal clarity, the Vatican’s secretary of state said Oct. 18 In that way, the pope recognized that “birth ...

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  • HHS considers defining sex based on birth, genetics

    Washington D.C., Oct 22, 2018 CNA.- The Trump administration is considering reshaping some federal policies to define gender according to a person’s biology and genitalia, according to a new memo from the Department of Health and Human Services. The ...

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Bishops to start 2019 with spiritual retreat


WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The U.S. bishops will start 2019 with a spiritual retreat to pray and reflect on the important matters facing the Catholic Church. Set for Jan. 2-8 at Mundelein Seminary near Chicago, the retreat was planned in response to Pope Francis' request to a delegation of U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops leaders during a meeting at the Vatican Sept. 13.

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Pope calls for new alliance between young, old to change the world


VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- With the launch of a new book, Pope Francis is calling for a new alliance -- between young and old -- to change the world. In an effort to counteract today's "culture of waste" that too easily marginalizes or ignores the young and the elderly, the book by Loyola Press creates a model of storytelling, dialogue, connection and reflection to help inspire these two groups to come together and rediscover older people's lost "treasure of their wisdom."

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Cardinal Parolin: For Paul VI, 'Humanae vitae' had to be pastoral


Vatican City, Oct 22, 2018 CNA.- When drafting Humanae vitae, Pope St. Paul VI showed pastoral concern while emphasizing doctrinal clarity, the Vatican’s secretary of state said Oct. 18 In that way, the pope recognized that “birth control was not a topic that merely regarded Christian couples,” Cardinal Pietro Parolin said.

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HHS considers defining sex based on birth, genetics


Washington D.C., Oct 22, 2018 CNA.- The Trump administration is considering reshaping some federal policies to define gender according to a person’s biology and genitalia, according to a new memo from the Department of Health and Human Services.

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