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Along the 2,000-mile border, few things are black and white Rhina Guidos

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- I write about people who love it and people who hate it, people who want to make it bigger and stronger and longer, and those who want to knock it down. On July 3, I finally got to ...

What went wrong in the Sexual Revolution? New documentary takes a lookLizzy Joslyn

Los Angeles, Calif., Jul 4, 2018 CNA.- The story of a donor-conceived woman. The Sexual Revolution of the 1960s. The development of birth control. And a papal document that shocked the world. These themes ...

Does God make people gay? A theologian respondsMary Rezac Catholic News Agency

Washington, D.C. (CNA/EWTN News) -- Sexual attraction does not define identity, a priest has said, after comments attributed to Pope Francis have prompted questions about Catholic doctrine and the nature ...

Why Catholics should beware as high-tech 'deepfake' videos emergeKevin Jones

DALLAS, Texas (CAN) -- Like any figure of importance, there is high likelihood that the Pope or another Catholic leader could be the subject of a fake video using a rapidly improving technology -- and ...

A conversation about 'Humanae Vitae' may finally be possibleCharlie Camosy

NEW YORK (CNS) -- Can one imagine a more difficult year for "Humanae Vitae" ("Of Human Life") to be heard than 1968? Blessed Paul VI's encyclical came out just as the sexual revolution was picking up ...

What will be gained from a deal with Beijing?Ed Condon

Beijing, China, Mar 29, 2018 CNA.- Ever since President Nixon famously “opened” China to the West, the country’s rise as an economic and political superpower has been a thorny nettle ...

Full text of Pope Francis' in-flight press conference from PeruCNA Staff

Vatican City, Jan 22, 2018 CNA/EWTN News.- In a conversation with journalists on his return flight from Peru to Rome on Sunday, Pope Francis discussed the people of Peru and Chile, clerical sexual abuse, ...

Cardinal Caffarra explains the reasons behind the dubiaCatholic News Agency

Bologna, Italy, Jan 16, 2017 CNA/EWTN News.- In an interview with an Italian daily published Saturday, Cardinal Carlo Caffarra discussed at length the questions which exist about the interpretation of ...

Cardinal O'Malley: 'We join in the national mourning'Cardinal Sean P. O'malley

(Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley issued the following statement July 8 in the wake of the ambush of Dallas police officers July 7 that left 5 officers dead and 7 wounded.) The assassination of five members ...

'Whenever I use city water, I always pray': A day as a Flint momMakielah Conway

Editor's Note: The routine of running an energetic home with two teenagers and a pre-teen took on a whole new dimension for Makielah Conway when the Flint water crisis seeped into her residence. Raised ...