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U.S. Bishops Take Aim at Sterilization – ProPublica

A toughening of Catholic medical directives could include enforcing a ban on tubal ligations.

The Vatican has an absolute prohibition on sterilization for the purposes of birth control.

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History

You Can't Be Christian and Support Torture

When I heard the news concerning the brutal torture techniques that have been used by the CIA to extract information from prisoners, and that the administration had been less than honest about both the techniques used and the usefulness of the information that was extracted, I was embarrassed for our country. 105 more words

Politics

Catholic Leader Decries Opening of Family Detention Center in Texas

(Washington, D.C.) — Bishop Eusebio Elizondo, auxiliary bishop of Seattle, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Migration, decried the opening of a 2,400-bed detention center in Dilley, Texas, constructed to house, among others, families fleeing persecution in Central America. 257 more words

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