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Sep 21, 2019 - 04:01 pm .- While the number of in-clinic abortions in the United States is reportedly down, the sale of illicitly acquired abortion pills may be up, according to recent data from the pro-choice Guttmacher Institute.
Sep 21, 2019 - 08:00 am .- An immigrant who has lived in the U.S. for more than 16 years while receiving life-saving medical treatments is hoping for a reprieve after being given weeks to leave the country. 
Sep 20, 2019 - 03:12 pm .- Msgr. Walter Rossi has taken a leave of absence from the board of trustees at The Catholic University of America, while the priest is the subject of a canonical investigation for unspecified allegations of misconduct.
Sep 20, 2019 - 10:40 am .- After the Archbishop of Philadelphia urged caution regarding the message Fr. James Martin, SJ, other bishops have weighed in on Martin’s message regarding homosexuality and Catholicism, as Martin and the archbishop have continued to exchange views on the matter.
Sep 19, 2019 - 08:00 pm .- A spokesman for the Catholic Church in Scotland said Wednesday the suggestion that Catholic schools in the country are a cause for bigotry is “staggeringly intolerant.”
Sep 19, 2019 - 03:45 pm .- The Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend offered Thursday the use of a Catholic cemetery to bury the more than 2,000 remains of aborted children that were discovered in the garage of a recently-deceased former abortionist, as authorities in one state close their investigation into the discovery.
Sep 19, 2019 - 02:00 pm .- A Sacramento-area woman who identifies as a transgender man will be allowed to sue a Catholic hospital for cancelling and rescheduling a procedure to remove her uterus, following a ruling from the 1st District Court of Appeal that overturned a lower court ruling on Wednesday.
Sep 19, 2019 - 01:00 pm .- New poll results show that a large majority of Americans believe that healthcare professionals should not be forced to provide procedures that violate their moral beliefs. 
Sep 19, 2019 - 10:00 am .- The Support and Value Expectant Moms and Babies Act (SAVE) was introduced Thursday in response to efforts to broaden access to chemical abortions in the United States.
Sep 19, 2019 - 07:46 am .- After Fr. James Martin, SJ, spoke at a Philadelphia university, the Archbishop of Philadelphia urged caution about the priest’s message, especially regarding the possibility that Catholic teaching on sexuality might change.
Sep 19, 2019 - 03:17 am .- During times of scandal and confusion, Catholics should strive for personal holiness and fidelity to the Church, Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia said in a talk last week.
Sep 18, 2019 - 10:00 pm .- The Diocese of Brooklyn is partnering with the New York Police Department to find a woman suspected of causing thousands of dollars in damage to a Catholic parish in Queens over the last two weeks.
Sep 18, 2019 - 07:01 pm .- Six weeks after a Pew Research study found that only one-third of Catholics in the US believe that the bread and wine become at Mass the body and blood of Christ, bishops across the country are writing to the faithful in the hopes of educating them about this central tenet of the Catholic faith.
Sep 18, 2019 - 04:34 pm .- Once a man is ordained a priest for the Catholic Church, he acts, according to the Catechism of the Catholic Church, “in persona Christi capitis”: in the person of Christ the Head.
Sep 18, 2019 - 04:05 pm .- Bishop Richard Malone of Buffalo, New York is facing fresh calls for his resignation, after a local news organization commissioned a poll that suggests a majority of Catholics and lapsed Catholics in the diocese would like to see him step down because of his alleged mishandling of clerical sexual abuse cases.
Sep 18, 2019 - 03:30 pm .- Bishop Robert Deeley of Portland, Maine, has expressed his disappointment at the failure of efforts to force a public vote on the legalization of physician-assisted suicide and taxpayer-funded abortion in the state.
Sep 18, 2019 - 02:00 pm .- The report from the Guttmacher Institute, the research arm of Planned Parenthood, found that the total number of abortions fell by 196,000 over the past six years.
Sep 18, 2019 - 11:40 am .- Robert Destro, a law professor at Catholic University of America’s Columbus School of Law, was confirmed by the Senate as the next Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor.
Sep 18, 2019 - 04:00 am .- A dispute has developed between Facebook fact checkers and a pro-life group about whether abortion is ever medically necessary. One philosophy professor suggested the key to resolving the discussion lies in a clear definition of abortion.
Sep 18, 2019 - 12:39 am .- The Oklahoma County District Court has denied a motion to pause a law banning a common abortion procedure during the second trimester.