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Catholic Bishop: You Can’t be Catholic and Support Abortion

From our Catholic readers around the world, but especially in the United States, one of the biggest complaints we often hear is that fellow Catholics do not follow the pro-life teachings of the Catholic Church. Politicians who are Catholic but support abortion produce significant anger from readers.
And one of the biggest requests we receive frequently here at LifeNews.com from pro-life readers is a request for Catholic leaders to speak out more strongly about those Catholics who do not adhere to those pro-life teachings. One Catholic bishop in…

Catholic Bishop: You Can’t be Catholic and Support Abortion


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Holy See Makes ‘Urgent’ Appeals for Venezuela to Avoid Violence, Guarantee Rights

The Holy See says Pope Francis is following the crisis in Venezuela very closely and has issued urgent appeals for all political actors, especially the government, to guarantee rights and freedoms, and for the society, as a whole, to avoid violence.  It also called for a suspension of the new Constituent Assembly, tasked, by President Nicolas Maduro, with rewriting the constitution while possessing almost absolute powers. …

Holy See Makes ‘Urgent’ Appeals for Venezuela to Avoid Violence, Guarantee Rights


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Bishop Malloy and House Bill 40

Bishop Malloy has asked all Catholics in the diocese to ask their representatives to not support House Bill 40 that would use tax dollars to fund abortions. house-bill-40-english


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Pope to Ambassadors: ‘We Are Dealing With Homicidal Madness Which Misuses God’s Name’ to Kill

We are dealing with a homicidal madness which misuses God’s name in order to disseminate death, in a play for domination and power.’

Pope Francis stressed this when addressing the diplomatic corps of all ambassadors accredited to the Holy See this morning in the Apostolic Palace, during the annual tradition of exchanging greetings and addressing them.

Acknowledging the suffering that is plaguing the world, he said:…

https://zenit.org/articles/pope-to-ambassadors-we-are-dealing-with-homicidal-madness-which-misuses-gods-name-to-kill/