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  • Pope tells Belgian Brothers of Charity no more euthanasia for patients

    Pope tells Belgian Brothers of Charity no more euthanasia for patients

    • Aug 8, 2017

    The Brothers of Charity, which runs 15 centers for psychiatric patients across Belgium, formally implemented its euthanasia policy in June, just weeks after the bishops declared they would not accept euthanasia in Catholic institutions. About 12 psychiatric patients in their care are believed to have asked for euthanasia over the past year, with two transferred elsewhere to receive the injections to end their lives.

  • With help from church groups, Iraqis begin return to Nineveh Plain

    With help from church groups, Iraqis begin return to Nineveh Plain

    • Aug 8, 2017

    Although Iraqi forces recaptured Qaraqosh, about nine miles from the edge of Mosul, from the Islamic State last October, it took many months before Christians felt comfortable enough to return, and their numbers are not huge. So far, 200 houses have been rebuilt in Qaraqosh, with another 111 on the way. Qaraqosh once had 50,000 people.

  • American community finds a new home in Rome

    American community finds a new home in Rome

    • Aug 7, 2017

    U.S. Catholics in Rome, guided by the Paulist Fathers, have a new home, after the cloistered Cistercian nuns of Santa Susanna — where Americans have worshiped since 1922 — tried to evict them. They have finally settled in St. Patrick’s Church.

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