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Jan 17, 2018 - 03:29 pm .- A national two-year study released this week offers a look at why young people are leaving the Church as early as age 13.
Jan 17, 2018 - 03:01 pm .- The US Conference of Catholic Bishops have beefed up their social media presence for the 9 Days for Life novena, calling Catholics not only to prayer but to action within communities, both virtual and local.
Jan 17, 2018 - 01:50 pm .- U.S. President Donald Trump will address participants in the 45th national March for Life via live video, the White House confirmed Wednesday.  
Jan 17, 2018 - 04:00 am .- Last week, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens admitted to an extramarital affair with his former hairdresser, although he denied allegations that he subsequently blackmailed her.
Jan 16, 2018 - 05:00 pm .- The 45th annual March for Life will take place in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 19, and hundreds of thousands of people are expected to attend. Many of the marchers will be students from Catholic universities, who will, in some cases, skip class to march for an end to abortion.
Jan 16, 2018 - 04:15 pm .- US President Donald Trump issued a proclamation declaring Jan. 16, 2018, as “religious freedom day.” This date was chosen as it is the 223rd anniversary of Virginia’s enactment of the Statute for Religious Freedom.
Jan 16, 2018 - 03:59 pm .- St. Mary Catholic Church in Alexandria, the first permanent Catholic parish in Virginia, has a new name and a new designation for the new year. It was announced Sunday that the Holy See had decreed the building to be a minor basilica, and the church will now be known as “The Basilica of Saint Mary.”
Jan 16, 2018 - 05:00 am .- It started out as a regular Saturday morning for most Hawaiians, including Dallas and Monica Carter and their five children.
Jan 16, 2018 - 02:01 am .- Walk along in the March for Life or Walk for Life and you will see them: a swarm of women – many of them young – dressed in long blue habits, white veils blowing in the breeze.
Jan 16, 2018 - 12:00 am .- A bill presented to the Florida House of Representatives on Jan. 8 would require couples to review a state-published “Healthy Marriage Guide” before tying the knot.
Jan 15, 2018 - 02:37 pm .- After an abortion,men and women can experience deep feelings of sadness and emptiness, suicidal thoughts, dreams of the aborted child, trouble with intimacy and difficulty bonding with future children, according to an expert in the field.
Jan 15, 2018 - 11:55 am .- There are more than 215 million persecuted Christians worldwide according to the 2018 World Watch List, Open Doors USA's annual ranking of the 50 worst countries for violence and persecution against Christians.
Jan 14, 2018 - 05:17 pm .- This Martin Luther King Jr. Day will be the first without Sister Mary Antona Ebo, the only black Catholic nun who marched with civil rights leader Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in Selma, Ala in 1965.
Jan 12, 2018 - 05:07 pm .- Fr. Martins Emeh is a Nigerian who has been living in the United States for the past 20 years.
Jan 12, 2018 - 04:38 pm .- The damaging effects of child pornography are undoubtedly incalculable, but a bipartisan bill has been introduced to bring its victims financial restitution and means for emotional healing.
Jan 12, 2018 - 11:43 am .- Father Matthew Lamb, the Cardinal Maida Chair of Theology at Ave Maria University, died early Friday morning, the university announced. A fitting conclusion to a life dedicated to education and a teaching career of 45 years, Lamb died in the company of two graduate students, who were keeping a prayer vigil at his bedside.  
Jan 12, 2018 - 03:04 am .- Made for Love is a new podcast that aims to convey the truth about marriage and families by helping Catholics tell stories of God's work in their lives.
Jan 11, 2018 - 07:00 pm .- A Boulder abortion clinic is accused of malpractice, after allegedly leaving nearly two inches of a fetus’ skull inside a patient’s uterus during a late-term abortion, apparently forcing a patient to undergo a hysterectomy.
Jan 11, 2018 - 12:27 pm .- A parish priest in South Carolina has developed a beatitude challenge that seeks to combat cultural misunderstanding of happiness and encourage Christians to pursue authentic joy.
Jan 11, 2018 - 10:03 am .- The numbers are staggering. Each year in the U.S. alone, some 300,000 minors are victims of sex trafficking.  

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