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Arizona bill seeks to tax access to online pornography
Jan 23, 2019 - 05:29 pm
  • An Arizona lawmaker has introduced a bill that would charge a fee to people buying electronic devices in the state who want pornography blocking software removed from the devices. The fees would help pay for the U.S-Mexico border wall.
Basilica confirms Nathan Phillips protest attempted Mass disruption
Jan 23, 2019 - 04:15 pm
  • The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception has confirmed that protesters led by the Native American activist Nathan Phillips attempted to disrupt the celebration of Mass on the evening of Jan. 20.
Venezuelan bishops back opposition marches, after calling Maduro 'illegitimate'
Jan 23, 2019 - 04:04 pm
  • The bishops of Venezuela have voiced support for peaceful opposition demonstrations across the country Wednesday. At one of these marches in Caracas, opposition leader Juan Guaido declared himself interim president.
The evolving response of the Church in Kentucky to the Covington Catholic incident
Jan 23, 2019 - 02:39 pm
  • How Kentucky's Catholic leaders have responded to a situation involving Covington Catholic High School students.
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Sunday Gospel Dec. 24, 2017
  • (Vatican Radio) In this week's edition of There's More in the Gospel Than Meets the Eye, Jill Bevilacqua and Seàn-Patrick Lovett bring us readings and reflections for the Fourth Sunday of Advent.  Listen: Gospel  - Lk 1:26 - 38 The angel Gabriel was sent from God to a town of ...
Pope meets Ecuadoran president
  • Pope Francis, Saturday morning, received in the Vatican President ‎Lenín Boltaire Moreno Garcés of Ecuador, who later held talks with Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin and Secretary for Relations with States, Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher. In a brief communique, the Holy See’s Press Office said that “during ...
Pope urges precise and complete news reporting
  • Pope Francis has urged that "news be communicated with serenity, precision and completeness, using a calm ‎language in favour of a fruitful reflection; thoughtful and clear words, which reject the tempers of ‎allusive, clamorous and ambiguous speech,  Pope Francis told representatives of Italian periodicals on Saturday.  “It is ...
Vatican and WCC plan world conference on combating xenophobia
  • (Vatican Radio) The Vatican and the World Council of Churches on Friday concluded a three day meeting exploring ways of combating xenophobia that is often provoked and exploited by populist policies. A recent UNHCR report spoke of responses to the global migration and refugee crisis as marked by “toxic” ...