May 20, 2021

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May 20, 2021

A daily news briefing from Catholic News Agency, powered by artificial intelligence. Ask your smart speaker to play “Catholic News,” or listen every morning wherever you get podcasts. www.catholicnewsagency.com - The governor of Texas on Wednesday, signed into law, a ban on most abortions after the detection of a fetal heartbeat. A fetal heartbeat can be detected as early as six weeks into pregnancy. Amazon is now encouraging employees to practice mindfulness, through a new program called “AmaZen.” Mindfulness is typically included among the practices of Buddhism. A spokesperson for Amazon told CNA the new program is not religious in nature. The president of Malta said this week that he would rather resign than sign a bill decriminalizing abortion. A bill that would decriminalize abortion was introduced in Malta’s parliament on May 12. The bill is the first of its kind in the Mediterranean country. Distractions, spiritual dryness, and sloth are three obstacles to prayer. Those were the words of Pope Francis in his general audience yesterday. The pope said it is important to know the enemies of prayer, recognize them, and overcome them. Today is the feast of Saint Bernadine of Siena. The Franciscan friar and preacher is known as the Apostle of Italy, for his efforts to revive Italy’s Catholic faith during the 15th century.
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    Gillian

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    Markus

    10:30 til around 20:00 is a great part

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  • Mario

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    Moriss

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    Markus

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  • Sophie

    10:30 til around 20:00 is a great part

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    Chris

    I find these weekly podcasts to be super inspirational, they seem to always motivate me to look at my purpose. Matt not only brings in his personal life experiences but he delivers them in such a way that they are relatable.

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