November 2021
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Papal Nuncio Salutes Walking with Moms in Address to U.S. Bishops

Katie Yoder, Catholic News Agency
November 16, 2021

Excerpt from article:
"The U.S. Catholic bishops’ effort to equip parishes and communities to support pregnant and parenting moms in need exemplifies a 'synodal approach,' according to Pope Francis’ representative to the United States.

'The Church must be unapologetically pro-life,' Archbishop Christophe Pierre, the apostolic nuncio to the United States, said to the general assembly of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) on Tuesday. 'We cannot abandon our defense of the innocent human life or the vulnerable person.'" . . .
Archbishop provides Walking with Moms update to U.S. bishops at annual meeting in Baltimore
November 17, 2021

Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City in Kansas, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities, provided an update on Walking with Moms in Need to his brother bishops during the USCCB General Assembly.

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Coverage from CNS:
Archbishop: Pandemic hasn’t stopped church from aiding
moms in need

Mark Pattison, Catholic News Service
November 17, 2021

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The U.S. bishops’ “Walking with Moms in Need” initiative may have been slowed by the coronavirus pandemic, but it has by no means stopped helping expectant mothers from any walk of life, according to Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City, Kansas. . .
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