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Bishop Cantu calls for diplomacy to ease U.S.-North Korea differences

Bishop Cantu calls for diplomacy to ease U.S.-North Korea differences

| Dennis Sadowski | August 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Diplomacy and political engagement are necessary to resolve the differences between the United States and North Korea and avoid a military conflict, the chairman of a U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops committee said in a letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

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Doing well and doing good: Charities wary of Trump tax plan

Doing well and doing good: Charities wary of Trump tax plan

| Carolyn Mackenzie | July 21, 2017 | 1 Comment

While Capitol Hill and much of the nation have been following the roller coaster of debate surrounding what will come of GOP efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, some are focused on what President Donald Trump’s proposed tax plan might mean for charitable giving.

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President takes travel ban battle to U.S. Supreme Court — and Twitter

President takes travel ban battle to U.S. Supreme Court — and Twitter

| Rhina Guidos | June 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

In a series of tweets June 5, U.S. President Donald Trump seemed to express frustration with his own lawyers’ efforts to push forward with a revised version of a plan that seeks to temporarily ban travelers and refugees from certain majority Muslim countries, and said the lawyers “should have stayed with the original travel ban.”

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Pope, President Trump speak of hopes for peace

Pope, President Trump speak of hopes for peace

| Cindy Wooden | May 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis and U.S. President Donald Trump spent 30 minutes speaking privately in the library of the Apostolic Palace May 24, and as the president left, he told the pope, “I won’t forget what you said.”

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Trump arrives in Holy Land, visits Holy Sepulcher, Western Wall

Trump arrives in Holy Land, visits Holy Sepulcher, Western Wall

| Judith Sudilovsky | May 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Following his official welcome to Jerusalem by Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, U.S. President Donald Trump began his two-day visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories with a private visit to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher and Western Wall.

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Arab Christians voice hope, concern over Trump’s speech to Muslim leaders

Arab Christians voice hope, concern over Trump’s speech to Muslim leaders

| Dale Gavlak | May 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Arab Christians voiced hope and concern over U.S. President Donald Trump’s first foreign visit and his speech in Saudi Arabia to the Muslim world, in which he urged a peace-focused Islam as a counter movement to extremism.

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Church leaders view religious freedom order as positive step

Church leaders view religious freedom order as positive step

| Carol Zimmermann | May 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Many religious leaders viewed President Donald Trump’s executive order on religious freedom, which he signed in a White House Rose Garden ceremony May 4, as a step in the right direction.

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Pope Francis to meet Trump at Vatican May 24

Pope Francis to meet Trump at Vatican May 24

President Donald Trump will visit the Vatican and meet with Pope Francis May 24 as part of his first foreign trip as president.

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Syrian nun honored by State Department says U.S. bombing is step back

Syrian nun honored by State Department says U.S. bombing is step back

| Cindy Wooden | April 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Two weeks after the U.S. State Department honored her as a Woman of Courage, a Salesian sister from Syria told reporters President Donald Trump’s decision to bomb a Syrian air base is another step back from peace.

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Catholic leaders in Syria criticize U.S. missile strikes

Catholic leaders in Syria criticize U.S. missile strikes

| April 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Two prominent Catholic leaders in Syria criticized the U.S. missile strikes against their nation, wondering why they occurred before investigations into the origins of chemical attacks reported April 4.

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Bishops urge Congress to take bipartisan approach on health care reform

Bishops urge Congress to take bipartisan approach on health care reform

| April 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Now that lawmakers have withdrawn the American Health Care Act, Congress must “seize this moment to create a new spirit of bipartisanship” and make “necessary reforms” in existing health care law to address access, affordability, life and conscience, said three U.S. bishops’ committee chairmen.

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Catholic advocates critical of Trump’s order to review Clean Power Plan

Catholic advocates critical of Trump’s order to review Clean Power Plan

| Dennis Sadowski | March 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Catholic environmental advocates decried President Donald Trump’s executive order that would begin a review of his predecessor’s Clean Power Plan, which set targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fired power plants.

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