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Religious leaders say new NAFTA shouldn’t restrict access to medicines

WASHINGTON — Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio of the U.S. Archdiocese for the Military Services was one of seven U.S. religious leaders asking that any...

Trump’s decision to abandon Paris climate pact called troubling, harmful

President Donald Trump’s June 1 decision “not to honor the U.S. commitment” to the Paris climate agreement “is deeply troubling,” said the chairman of...

Bishop urges Tillerson to use diplomacy to resolve simmering Congo crisis

WASHINGTON — The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on International Justice and Peace called on Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to undertake diplomatic...

Bishops visiting Holy Land say Christians must oppose Israeli settlements

JERUSALEM — Christians have a responsibility to oppose the construction of Israeli settlements in Palestinian territories, said bishops from the U.S., Canada and Europe. “This...

U.S. bishops support national standards to reduce carbon pollution

WASHINGTON — The chairmen of two U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' committees offered their support for national standards to reduce carbon pollution from existing...

U.S. bishop visits Gaza, calls residents’ situation ‘intolerable’

Catholic News Service JERUSALEM — A U.S. bishop who traveled into the Gaza Strip called the situation there “intolerable” and said it must be “addressed...

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