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In Pennsylvania: Catholic Health Care Services

This month the Pennsylvania Cable Network (PCN) will feature tours of several member facilities of the Pennsylvania Catholic Health Association (PCHA). Filmed on location, the tours highlight the Gospel mission of Catholic health care and showcase the good work being done for people i
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Headed off to College? Don’t Leave Your Faith at Home.

New laptop or tablet? Check. Bedding and toiletries? Check. New clothes and shoes? Check. Your Catholic faith? … Thousands of families across the Commonwealth are packing up their college freshmen and taking them to school for the first time. Will these students continue to live out t
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Review of Planned Parenthood in PA Promised

Governor Tom Wolf told listeners of KQV-AM radio in Pittsburgh last week that he will take steps to reaffirm that human fetal tissue is not being sold commercially in Pennsylvania. Wolf says he doesn’t think it’s happening in Pennsylvania. According to the report, the Depa
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Measure to Protect Women and Children Signed Into Law

Among the many atrocities revealed at Dr. Kermit Gosnell’s “House of Horrors” abortion clinic in West Philadelphia was that several of his staff provided medical services without the proper training or license to do so. Consequently, a woman died and seven newborn babies were killed b
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Investigate Planned Parenthood

A video was released last week that shows Dr. Deborah Nucatola, Planned Parenthood’s Senior Director of Medical Services, graphically explaining how abortions can be conducted in a way which preserves the baby’s organs for medical research as well as the costs associated w
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Pennsylvania Catholics React to Laudato Si’

Laudato Si’, the encyclical letter of Pope Francis on care for all of God’s creation, was released today. It can be read in its entirety here. Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, OFM CAP., of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia wrote, “Laudato Si speaks eloquently of inter-generatio
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Measure to Protect Women and Children Ready for Governor’s Signature

Among the many atrocities revealed at Dr. Kermit Gosnell’s “House of Horrors” abortion clinic in West Philadelphia was that several of his staff provided medical services without the proper training or license to do so. Consequently, a woman died and seven newborn babies were killed b
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Martha & Mary House: Providing Shelter in Cambria County

“There is no place like home.” This common phrase, made famous by the Wizard of Oz, reminds us just how truly special home is. Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown established the Martha & Mary House earlier this year for men, women, families and handicapped indi
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Judicial & Local Elections Just Days Away!

On Tuesday, May 19, 2015, Pennsylvanians will elect candidates to represent their political parties in contests for mayor, city council, county commissioner, township supervisor, school board, and many other municipal positions. We will also vote for judicial candidates: Justice of th
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