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After terrorism attempt, Trump calls for end to immigration programs

After terrorism attempt, Trump calls for end to immigration programs

| Rhina Guidos | December 19, 2017 | 8 Comments

While many Catholics took to social media asking for the intercession of Our Lady of Guadalupe in the life of migrants who have come to the U.S. seeking a better life, President Donald Trump called, on Dec. 12, her feast day, for an end to two immigration programs.

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In Myanmar and Bangladesh, pope calls for dialogue and respect for all

In Myanmar and Bangladesh, pope calls for dialogue and respect for all

| Cindy Wooden | December 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

As on every papal trip, Pope Francis’ visit to Myanmar and Bangladesh included a mix of meetings with government officials and events focused firmly on the nations’ Catholic communities.

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Pope arrives in Bangladesh, praises country’s welcome of Rohingya

Pope arrives in Bangladesh, praises country’s welcome of Rohingya

| Cindy Wooden | November 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

The government and people of Bangladesh have shown exemplary generosity in welcoming hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar, despite great demands placed on already limited resources, Pope Francis said.

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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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Aid workers see humanitarian crisis as Rohingya flee to Bangladesh

Aid workers see humanitarian crisis as Rohingya flee to Bangladesh

| September 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Bangladesh is bracing for a massive humanitarian crisis because of a lack of food, sanitation, medicines and even basic housing following the exodus of as many as 350,000 Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar, fleeing violence in which at least 1,000 were killed in just two weeks.

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