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Charity group appeals to fund milk for Syrian children

The Spain-based branch of the pontifical foundation Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) has issued an urgent appeal for aid to continue its “Drop of Milk” project, which benefits more than 2,800 children in the city of Aleppo, Syria.

At the Mexico border, Catholic bishops unite for migrants

BROWNSVILLE, Texas, Feb 17, 2017--Along the U.S.-Mexico border, Catholic bishops of both countries stressed the right of people to migrate and the need for the Church to welcome them. “In this difficult moment in our history we hear the cry of our migrant brothers and...

This female nuclear physicist just created a fertility app

ZURICH, Switzerland, Feb 16, 2017--Meet Elina Berglund: a nuclear physicist who will be known as the woman who developed the first natural cycle fertility app to have been internationally certified as an effective means of avoiding pregnancy. While the Catholic Church...

Christian groups divided over ‘safe zones’ for Syrian refugees

WASHINGTON D.C., Feb 11, 2017--After President Donald Trump pushed for the creation of safe zones for refugees in the Middle East, advocates and humanitarian aid groups are divided over whether the policy will work. “We think it’s within the United States’ national...

Bishops reaffirm support for refugees as judges scrutinize Trump policy

WASHINGTON D.C., Feb 10, 2017--The U.S. bishops welcomed a federal appeals court ruling that affirmed a legal injunction against a Trump administration executive order on refugee resettlement and travel bans targeting Muslim countries. “We respect the rule of law and...

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