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Arizona strengthens conscience protections for health care workers

Phoenix, Ariz., Mar 28, 2017 / 01:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Health care providers and institutions opposed to assisted suicide gained more legal protections under a new Arizona law that aims to help ensure doctors and nurses aren't fired for their beliefs if the practice is ever legalized.

This historic black Catholic grade school could get shut down

Birmingham, Ala., Mar 27, 2017 / 09:04 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- After 111 years of serving the community of Birmingham, Alabama, the city's only African American Catholic elementary school could close due to financial struggles.

In NYC, admissions error excludes Catholic school students

New York City, N.Y., Mar 27, 2017 / 07:09 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Amid charges that a selective public high school excluded Catholic school students from admission, the principal insists it was due to a clerical error but still faces heavy criticism.

Mother Angelica: A female powerhouse in a supposedly sexist Church

Irondale, Ala., Mar 27, 2017 / 05:01 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- It was September 1987, and Pope John Paul II had just arrived in Los Angeles after traveling around the United States. The Pope was greeted in the City of Angels by a closed-door meeting with a group of progressive bishops who had a bone to pick with several Church traditions.

How an American bishop became a Korean martyr

Washington D.C., Mar 26, 2017 / 09:01 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Bishop Patrick James Byrne was born in the United States, but he died on a forced march in the harsh Korean snows under the watch of communist soldiers.

What's the most convincing argument against porn? Science.

San Francisco, Calif., Mar 26, 2017 / 05:02 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- In 2013, Beyonce Knowles topped GQ's list of "The 100 Hottest Women of the 21st Century."

Texas pro-lifers target 'wrongful birth' lawsuits, Planned Parenthood

Austin, Texas, Mar 25, 2017 / 07:01 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Among the targets of Texas pro-life advocates are so-called 'wrongful birth' lawsuits and Planned Parenthood's alleged involvement in the sale of unborn baby parts. Both are finding some success in the State Senate.

New campaign highlights Catholic services in Michigan

Detroit, Mich., Mar 24, 2017 / 01:14 am (EWTN News/CNA).- A new television ad campaign launched by the Michigan Catholic Conference is featuring commercials that spotlight the hand of the Catholic Church in health, education, and charitable systems throughout the state.

Gorsuch praised for record of building unity on religious freedom

Washington D.C., Mar 24, 2017 / 01:06 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch received a strong voice of support Thursday from a lawyer at a major religious liberty firm, who said that he shows a record of consensus building and protecting religious freedom for all.

Baltimore mourns Cardinal Keeler, former archbishop

Baltimore, Md., Mar 23, 2017 / 06:10 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Cardinal William Henry Keeler, who was Archbishop of Baltimore from 1989 to 2007, has died at the age of 86, archdiocesan officials say.