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Catholic Charities Fort Worth hosts migrant children separated from parents

Fort Worth, Texas, Jun 20, 2018 / 04:07 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- As thousands of children have been separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexican border in recent weeks, Catholic Charities Fort Worth has opened its doors to shelter the unaccompanied migrant children.

Abortion clinic will not receive Texas bishops' emails, court rules

Austin, Texas, Jun 20, 2018 / 02:28 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The 23 bishops of Texas will not have to turn over emails and other communications to an abortion provider, a federal appeals court ruled on Monday.

Steubenville project seeks to revitalize town, connect residents and students

Steubenville, Ohio, Jun 19, 2018 / 12:55 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A new monthly event in Steubenville, Ohio, is hoping to revitalize businesses and build community between residents and Franciscan University students.

Chicago Catholic Charities provides showers for homeless people

Chicago, Ill., Jun 19, 2018 / 06:09 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Two weeks ago, Chicago's Catholic Charities opened hygienic services offering homeless persons showers and a place to do laundry in the city's River North neighborhood.

US aid to Iraqi Christians, Yazidis on fast track via Catholic Relief Services

Washington D.C., Jun 19, 2018 / 05:52 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The United States Agency for International Development has announced it is investing $10 million into coalitions led by Catholic Relief Services and Heartland Alliance to help rebuild Christian and other minority communities in Iraq who suffered genocide under the Islamic State.

As assisted suicide law is reinstated, critics say Californians 'deserve better'

Sacramento, Calif., Jun 19, 2018 / 05:04 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A California judge has reinstated the state's assisted suicide law, making it legal for terminally ill patients to end their lives while a court case is resolved– a move some critics say targets the vulnerable.

Texas pro-life laws face sweeping legal challenge

Austin, Texas, Jun 19, 2018 / 02:04 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Dozens of pro-life laws in Texas are being challenged in a lawsuit claiming that they pose an undue burden on women, but a national pro-life group says abortion regulations are important for women's health and safety.

'Much-needed' initiative aims to protect churches from zoning discrimination

Washington D.C., Jun 15, 2018 / 07:31 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Protecting places of worship from zoning discrimination is the focus of a new initiative from the Department of Justice, announced earlier this week. 

New York Archdiocese announces appeal over Fulton Sheen court decision  

New York City, N.Y., Jun 15, 2018 / 01:21 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Archdiocese of New York announced on Friday that the Trustees of St. Patrick's Cathedral are appealing a court decision that would allow Venerable Archbishop Fulton Sheen's body to be moved to Peoria, Ill., as his cause for beatification proceeds.

Archbishop Gomez 'deeply disappointed' that USA Act will not be debated

Los Angeles, Calif., Jun 14, 2018 / 03:00 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles decried the decision by House leaders to not allow debate on a bipartisan bill that would have opened a legal pathway to permanent residency for "Dreamers."