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After punishing Christian cake baker, Colo. civil rights board revised

Denver, Colo., May 25, 2018 / 01:08 am (EWTN News/CNA).- A new law will revise the Colorado Civil Rights Commission, after the commission gained attention when its decision in a free speech case involving a Christian cake baker was taken to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Reform bill the 'first step' to restorative prison justice, advocates say

Washington D.C., May 24, 2018 / 06:00 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The U.S. House of Representatives has passed prison reform legislation that would integrate faith-based programs into federal prisons to help prisoners prepare to successfully reenter society.

Be missionary disciples, Archbishop Naumann encourages Catholic prayer breakfast

Washington D.C., May 24, 2018 / 05:30 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City in Kansas, who gave the keynote address at the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast, May 24, 2018.

Appeals court denies stay of ruling against California assisted suicide law

San Bernardino, Calif., May 24, 2018 / 05:02 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A state appellate court on Wednesday denied a request for an immediate stay of a ruling which said California's assisted suicide law was wrongly passed in a special legislative session.

Pro-life pregnancy center demands removal from 'libelous' video

Denver, Colo., May 24, 2018 / 04:15 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A video that frames a Colorado women's clinic as a bogus, sub-par healthcare provider is libelous, said the clinic's directors and lawyer, who are demanding that it be corrected.

Archbishop Chaput highlights voices of young adults ahead of synod

Philadelphia, Pa., May 24, 2018 / 03:36 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- In an effort to highlight the voices of young people ahead of the Synod on Youth this fall, Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia is periodically offering his column space in the diocesan newspaper to young adults over the next four months.

Nationwide protests in Nigeria ask government to improve church security

Abuja, Nigeria, May 24, 2018 / 01:38 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Catholics from across Nigeria participated in peaceful protests on Tuesday, calling for greater government protection following a recent attack at a Catholic Church that left 19 dead.

Wounded veterans seek healing and peace in the waters of Lourdes

Lourdes, France, May 23, 2018 / 12:29 am (EWTN News/CNA).- American veterans in search of healing attended a recent pilgrimage to Lourdes, through the Archdiocese for Military Services and the Knights of Columbus.

Foreign bishops respond to German intercommunion proposal

Philadelphia, Pa., May 23, 2018 / 07:04 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Several bishops from outside Germany have critiqued a proposal to allow Protestant spouses of Catholics to receive communion in German dioceses under some limited circumstances, citing the proposal's effects on their own local Churches.

China may lift its two-child policy - here's what that could mean

Beijing, China, May 23, 2018 / 05:35 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Amid reports that China may be considering putting an end to its two-child policy, experts are questioning the extent of a possible law change, and the effects it would have.