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Letter to George Clooney: Help stop frivolous 'hate group' charges

Los Angeles, Calif., May 25, 2018 / 05:00 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Southern Poverty Law Center is wrongly targeting social conservative organizations as "hate groups," and George Clooney, a major financial supporter of the law center, should demand better, one commentator said this week.

After punishing Christian cake baker, Colo. civil rights board revised

Denver, Colo., May 25, 2018 / 01:08 am (EWTN News/CNA).- A new law will revise the Colorado Civil Rights Commission, after the commission gained attention when its decision in a free speech case involving a Christian cake baker was taken to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Reform bill the 'first step' to restorative prison justice, advocates say

Washington D.C., May 24, 2018 / 06:00 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The U.S. House of Representatives has passed prison reform legislation that would integrate faith-based programs into federal prisons to help prisoners prepare to successfully reenter society.

Be missionary disciples, Archbishop Naumann encourages Catholic prayer breakfast

Washington D.C., May 24, 2018 / 05:30 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City in Kansas, who gave the keynote address at the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast, May 24, 2018.

Appeals court denies stay of ruling against California assisted suicide law

San Bernardino, Calif., May 24, 2018 / 05:02 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A state appellate court on Wednesday denied a request for an immediate stay of a ruling which said California's assisted suicide law was wrongly passed in a special legislative session.

Pro-life pregnancy center demands removal from 'libelous' video

Denver, Colo., May 24, 2018 / 04:15 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A video that frames a Colorado women's clinic as a bogus, sub-par healthcare provider is libelous, said the clinic's directors and lawyer, who are demanding that it be corrected.

Archbishop Chaput highlights voices of young adults ahead of synod

Philadelphia, Pa., May 24, 2018 / 03:36 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- In an effort to highlight the voices of young people ahead of the Synod on Youth this fall, Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia is periodically offering his column space in the diocesan newspaper to young adults over the next four months.

Foreign bishops respond to German intercommunion proposal

Philadelphia, Pa., May 23, 2018 / 07:04 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Several bishops from outside Germany have critiqued a proposal to allow Protestant spouses of Catholics to receive communion in German dioceses under some limited circumstances, citing the proposal's effects on their own local Churches.

Trump at SBA gala: 'Vote for love' and 'vote for life'

Washington D.C., May 23, 2018 / 01:30 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Delivering the keynote address at the Susan B. Anthony List's Campaign for Life Gala, President Donald Trump emphasized the importance of electing pro-life candidates in the upcoming November midterm elections.

Does God make people gay? A theologian responds

Washington D.C., May 22, 2018 / 05:37 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Sexual attraction does not define identity, a priest has said, after comments attributed to Pope Francis have prompted questions about Catholic doctrine and the nature of sexual orientation.