ROME - Drawing attention to the special needs of people with Alzheimer's disease, Pope Francis made an afternoon visit to a community of group homes designed to keep residents active and living as normal a life as possible.

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AMSTERDAM – Despite rumors of its demise, the AIDS pandemic is far from over, and churches must continue to play a critical role in combating the disease, Catholic leaders were told at an international gathering of more than 15,000 AIDS researchers and activists.
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The U.S. national election brought many issues that the Roman Catholic Church has to face. Below, Atlanta Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory, the former chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Task Force to Promote Peace in Our Communities, addresses the racism that came to the forefront in this U.S. political cycle.

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PICKERING, ONT. - Angela Kirby believes in living life to its fullest and won’t let the challenges of multiple sclerosis get in her way. Diagnosed with MS at the age of 50, she never felt deterred from hiking up mountains and travelling the world.

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Adult stem cells, easily harvested from human bone marrow, umbilical cord blood and fat tissue, have a successful track record in treatments for more than 90 medical conditions and diseases, including sickle cell anemia, multiple myeloma cancer and damaged heart tissue.

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MANCHESTER, England - Britain has become the first country in the world to legalize the genetic modification of the human germ line in an attempt to fight inherited diseases, but Catholic officials oppose the procedures.

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