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Washington Archdiocese takes transit system to court over ad guidelines

Washington Archdiocese takes transit system to court over ad guidelines

| November 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Archdiocese of Washington filed suit in federal court Nov. 28 over the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s advertising guidelines after the transit system rejected an Advent and Christmas advertisement.

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Priest in Bangladesh missing before papal visit

Priest in Bangladesh missing before papal visit

| November 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

A priest in Bangladesh who was helping prepare for the visit of Pope Francis has gone missing, just days before the papal visit.

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Using new media, National Geographic tells the story of Christ’s tomb

Using new media, National Geographic tells the story of Christ’s tomb

| Rhina Guidos | November 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

In the modern-age, news about Jesus doesn’t just sell newspapers, it racks up page views, too.

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Archaeologist finds his human side at the tomb of Christ

Archaeologist finds his human side at the tomb of Christ

| Rhina Guidos | November 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Fred Hiebert’s identity is firmly grounded in academia and in his professional work as a scientist.

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To experience one of the holiest Christian sites, head to Washington

To experience one of the holiest Christian sites, head to Washington

| Rhina Guidos | November 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

In the nation’s capital, a $15 museum ticket and pair of 3-D glasses is the passport Christian pilgrims and others need to experience what may be the holiest site in Christianity.

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Strong net neutrality protections called critical to faith community

Strong net neutrality protections called critical to faith community

| November 28, 2017 | 2 Comments

The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Communications has urged the Trump administration to keep current net neutrality rules in place because an open internet, he said, is critical to the nation’s faith communities and how they interact with their members.

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Respect the rights of all groups, pope tells Myanmar’s leaders

Respect the rights of all groups, pope tells Myanmar’s leaders

| Cindy Wooden | November 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

The plight of the ethnic Muslim minority in Myanmar’s Rakhine state was front and center in speeches by Pope Francis and Aung San Suu Kyi, but neither publicly used the word Rohingya.

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Wars, violent conflicts main drivers of human trafficking, says nuncio

Wars, violent conflicts main drivers of human trafficking, says nuncio

| November 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

As long as wars and conflicts rage, “trafficking in persons for sexual exploitation, forced labor and similar crimes will continue to flourish,” said the Vatican’s nuncio to the United Nations.

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Funeral Mass celebrated in Texas for Border Patrol agent

Funeral Mass celebrated in Texas for Border Patrol agent

| November 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

A funeral Mass was celebrated Nov. 25 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in El Paso for Rogelio Martinez, the Border Patrol officer who died of injuries to his head and elsewhere on his body.

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Pope urges bishops to exercise authority as judges in annulments

Pope urges bishops to exercise authority as judges in annulments

| Carol Glatz | November 27, 2017 | 1 Comment

A diocesan bishop is the sole judge in the streamlined process for handling marriage annulments, Pope Francis said.

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Dreamers top priority for Hispanic ministry directors during Hill visits

Dreamers top priority for Hispanic ministry directors during Hill visits

| Dennis Sadowski | November 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Olga Villar wants to be sure that young adults who were brought to the United States as children by their families can achieve the same success that she has in her life.

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Pope, USCCB president pray for victims of Egyptian mosque attack

Pope, USCCB president pray for victims of Egyptian mosque attack

| Junno Arocho Esteves | November 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis led pilgrims in prayer for the victims of a bombing at a mosque in Egypt’s northern Sinai region.

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