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Calif. court drops 14 charges against Planned Parenthood investigator

San Francisco, Calif., Jun 22, 2017 CNA/EWTN News.- A California court on Wednesday dismissed 14 of 15 criminal charges against an undercover journalist behind the video exposé of Planned Parenthood’s role in the fetal tissue trade.

Early reviews negative on Senate Republicans' health care bill

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Initial reaction from religious leaders was negative to the Better Care Reconciliation Act, the Senate's health care reform measure that was unveiled June 22 in "discussion draft" form by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky.

Former publisher of National Catholic Reporter wins Bishop England Award

QUEBEC CITY (CNS) -- Thomas C. Fox, former publisher of National Catholic Reporter who started his journalism career as a correspondent while working with displaced Vietnamese in the 1960s, was given the Catholic Press Association's Bishop John England Award for publishers who defend their publication's First Amendment rights.

Retired Archbishop Quinn of San Francisco dies at 88

SAN FRANCISCO (CNS) -- Retired Archbishop John R. Quinn of San Francisco, who led the Northern California archdiocese for 18 years, died June 22 after a long illness. He was 88.

Quebec cardinal to Catholic media: Strength of the message is God

QUEBEC CITY (CNS) -- St. John's experience with Jesus "transforms him into a great communicator," said Quebec Cardinal Gerald Lacroix, and he told Catholic media professionals from around the world that the same kind of experience drives their work.

Transformers: The Last Knight

NEW YORK (CNS) -- Grown-ups who yearn to connect with their inner 11-year-old boy are given a two-and-a-half-hour window of opportunity to do so in "Transformers: The Last Knight" (Paramount).

Father Martin G. Dzengeleski named pastor in Quincy

Cardinal Seán P. O'Malley, OFM Cap. has named Father Martin G. Dzengeleski as the pastor of Holy Trinity Parish in Quincy. The parish serves three sections of Quincy: Germantown, Houghs Neck, and Merrymount.

Pope: End fear, false beliefs about refugees by getting to know them

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Getting to know someone who is a refugee can wipe away fears and dismantle distorted ideologies, Pope Francis said.

From Cardinal Seán's blog

Like the rest of the American public, I was shocked by the terrible shooting that took place earlier this week in Arlington, Virginia, where a group of Republican Congressmen were practicing for a charity baseball game against a team of their Democratic colleagues -- just the type of social interaction we need to see more of in our Congress, which has become so polarized and paralyzed by partisan differences.

Father Francis J. Daly named pastor at Sharon parish

A Hub native where he was born on Nov. 23, 1942, Father Francis J. Daly grew up in a strong Irish Catholic family in Boston's Allston section. He attended the parish school; Boston Latin School and entered the archdiocesan seminaries, first at Cardinal O'Connell in Jamaica Plain and then at St. John in Brighton. He was sent to Rome as a student at the Pontifical North American College and studied at the Pontifical Gregorian University in the Eternal City.