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God gives commandments to free people from sin, pope says+

"We should not forget this: to live the law as an instrument of liberty that helps me be freer, that helps me not be a slave to passions and sin," he said.

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Change to public charge rule seen to have chilling effect on immigrants+

Confusion about the effect of the rule changes is compounded by questions about how they apply to homes that include people of mixed immigration status.

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Remains of aborted babies now in final resting place in Indiana cemetery+

We therefore honor and memorialize these unborn that their lives be remembered not for their brevity, but for how their discovery has impacted our collective conscience.

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At Mass in Havana, Cardinal Dolan highlights church’s unifying teachings+

"We are specially at home when we are at the family table," the cardinal said.

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Bishop McNaughton dies at 93; was first bishop of Incheon, South Korea+

Bishop McNaughton's achievements included holding a diocesan synod in 1999-2000 and opening an Incheon diocesan major seminary.

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Priest needs liver transplant; will a donor show up in time?+

There are at least 6,500 Americans waiting for a liver transplant, and likely more and no bank of willing donors.

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Best-selling author formed enduring bond with worldwide readership+

"I'd grown up observing examples of Catholic women who were strong figures and persevered against difficult odds."

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Diocese of Buffalo considering bankruptcy filing+

'We will only choose that option if ... this is a course that serves our essential needs to bring about healing and reconciliation and continue the vital work of evangelization, outreach and ministry.'

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Young people encouraged to ‘abandon everything’ to God as witnesses to life+

Archbishop Gregory: The Church's "witness to the dignity of life is youthful and has a future."

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