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Rohingya refugees reject ‘unconditional return’ to Myanmar

A second attempt to repatriate hundreds of Rohingya Muslims from camps in Bangladesh failed after the refugees refused to return "unconditionally" to Myanmar.

Recalling the harrowing trip to and across the border as a child

Bessy Jovel takes deep breaths, sometimes gentle gulps to talk about the trip of almost 2,000 miles she made as an 8-year-old from El Salvador to the U.S.-Mexico border almost 30 years ago.

The Real Presence: What do Catholics believe and how Church can respond

Do Catholics believe that the Eucharist is truly the body and blood of Christ?

‘ABCs’ of Christian charity require helping those in need, official says

A patriotic love for one's country and culture does not mean closing off oneself to others, particularly those in need, said the Vatican foreign minister.

Latin American bishops urge action to save burning Amazon rainforest

"Crying out to the world for solidarity," leaders of the Latin American bishops' council urged international action to save the Amazon rainforest as massive fires continued to burn.

Indian priest, five nuns accused of defaming dismissed nun

Police in India's Kerala state are investigating the actions of a Catholic priest and five women religious after a complaint by a nun who was dismissed from her congregation Aug. 5 accused the six of defaming and harassing her through social media.

Kenyan Catholic doctors warn against cervical cancer vaccination of girls

Catholic doctors in Kenya have warned against a mass cervical cancer vaccination program for young girls, as the government accelerates plans to roll out the program in September.

Institute offers free online video series on thought of St. Thomas Aquinas

The Thomistic Institute in Washington has launched "Aquinas 101," a free online video course that instructs interested viewers in the thought of St. Thomas Aquinas.

Digital Edition – August 22, 2019

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Bishops welcome proposed rule to protect rights of religious employers

The chairmen of three U.S. bishops' committees Aug. 21 welcomed a proposed rule from the U.S. Department of Labor aimed at clarifying religious protections that may be invoked by federal contractors, including faith-based organizations.