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Trump tells March for Life attendees he welcomes their commitment to life

Trump tells March for Life attendees he welcomes their commitment to life

| Dennis Sadowski | January 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

President Donald Trump credited attendees at the 47th annual March for Life for their commitment to protect the life of unborn and born children.

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Prayer vigil pushes for peaceful solution in Iran crisis

Prayer vigil pushes for peaceful solution in Iran crisis

| Mark Pattison | January 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

The gathering outside the White House after dark Jan. 6 to protest U.S. aggression toward Iran was not nearly as big as a parade two days earlier protesting against the warlike moves. It certainly was not as loud.

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El Paso bishop calls out racism but urges accused shooter’s life be spared

El Paso bishop calls out racism but urges accused shooter’s life be spared

| Rhina Guidos | October 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

It’s a pastoral letter that pulls no punches, goes far into the past and continues up to the recent present of racism at the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Religious leaders urge U.S. to keep refugee resettlement program

Religious leaders urge U.S. to keep refugee resettlement program

| August 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

Several women’s religious orders, individual women religious and Catholic organizations such as Pax Christi and Jesuit Refugee Service were among more than 500 religious leaders and groups who signed an Aug. 23 letter to President Donald Trump urging his administration not to go through with plans to possibly end the country’s refugee resettlement program.

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U.S. Catholic leaders concerned by low number of resettled refugees

U.S. Catholic leaders concerned by low number of resettled refugees

| March 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

Catholic leaders wrote to the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Homeland Security March 26 expressing concern for the low number of refugees to be resettled this year in the United States.

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Catholic leaders find proposed federal budget largely fails the moral test

Catholic leaders find proposed federal budget largely fails the moral test

| Dennis Sadowski | May 26, 2017 | 3 Comments

Church leaders repeated in interviews that a budget is a moral document that reflects the nation’s priorities and that they found that the spending plan revealed May 23 backs away from the country’s historical support for children, the elderly and the poor, and protecting the environment.

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As Trump and Pope Francis meet, peace offerings in person and via Twitter

As Trump and Pope Francis meet, peace offerings in person and via Twitter

| Rhina Guidos | May 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

The New York archbishop said the pope probably speaks about the same topics to other world leaders, but “I think he especially would to the president of the strongest, mightiest power on the face of the earth.”

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Search for common ground will be key to pope’s meeting with Trump

Search for common ground will be key to pope’s meeting with Trump

| Cindy Wooden | May 19, 2017 | 1 Comment

A discussion about religious persecution could open the door to Pope Francis restating his conviction of the moral obligation to welcome strangers, especially those fleeing persecution, terrorism, war and abject poverty.

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Notre Dame students plan walkout during Pence’s commencement address

Notre Dame students plan walkout during Pence’s commencement address

Earlier, the group announced members would protest Pence as a representative of the Trump administration and also for policies he supported as Indiana’s governor, including a religious freedom law and a bill to restrict abortion.

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Catholic leaders warn against changes to health care bill

Catholic leaders warn against changes to health care bill

| April 27, 2017 | 1 Comment

The proposed amendment to the health care legislation was approved by the House Freedom Caucus April 26, a group of conservative representatives who rejected the House plan to repeal President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act in March when it was withdrawn by House Republicans because it fell short of the necessary votes for passage.

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For Catholic Charities-served refugee, family trumps fear

For Catholic Charities-served refugee, family trumps fear

| March 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Suad Gele didn’t know about the incoming U.S. president — or his proposed policies’ potential impact on immigrants and refugees — when she came to the United States as a refugee in December 2016.

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