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Ready to caucus? Catholics, start your engines

Ready to caucus? Catholics, start your engines

| February 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

When her children were young, Jean Stolpestad brought them to caucuses to introduce them to the process — just as her mother did when she was growing up. Her mom was an avid caucus-goer and often exclaimed, “This is how we make change.”

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Among calls for unity, Trump criticizes Democrats at prayer breakfast

Among calls for unity, Trump criticizes Democrats at prayer breakfast

| Dennis Sadowski | February 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

As four members of Congress and a well-known economist called for healing, unity and “love of neighbor” at the National Prayer Breakfast, President Donald Trump broke ranks and criticized Democrats for impeaching him while hailing Republicans who acquitted him.

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Bishops applaud administration’s support for school choice proposal

Bishops applaud administration’s support for school choice proposal

| February 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

The right of parents “to exercise freedom of choice in education is firmly rooted in the teachings of our Catholic faith,” two U.S. Catholic bishops said Feb. 5 in a joint statement on a federal proposal to expand parental choice for their children’s schooling.

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Trump highlights pro-life, school choice issues in State of the Union

Trump highlights pro-life, school choice issues in State of the Union

| Julie Asher | February 5, 2020 | 0 Comments

Less than two weeks after pro-life leaders welcomed President Donald Trump to the speakers’ platform at the Jan. 24 March for Life on the National Mall, these leaders were praising a call he issued in his State of the Union address Feb. 4 that Congress immediately ban late-term abortion.

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USCCB: Israelis, Palestinians must talk to get Mideast peace

USCCB: Israelis, Palestinians must talk to get Mideast peace

| February 5, 2020 | 0 Comments

President Donald Trump’s proposed Mideast peace plan deserves “serious consideration,” but “the Israelis and the Palestinians are the only ones who can resolve the differences and agree on a common resolution to the chronic impasse,” said a representative of the U.S. bishops.

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Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy expanded to now include Brazilians

Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy expanded to now include Brazilians

| February 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

By requiring Brazilians seeking asylum in the United States to stay in Mexico while their immigration cases are reviewed is an unacceptable expansion of the Trump administration’s already “indefensible program,” said a Catholic bishop who heads a Texas border diocese.

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Holy Land Catholic leaders: Trump peace plan needed Palestinian input

Holy Land Catholic leaders: Trump peace plan needed Palestinian input

| Judith Sudilovsky | January 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Calling U.S. President Donald Trump’s Peace-to-Prosperity plan a “unilateral initiative,” church leaders in the Holy Land said it did not give “dignity and rights” to the Palestinians.

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From readers – January 30, 2020

From readers – January 30, 2020

| January 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Immigration dilemma
Sin or politics?

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Trump’s appearance as March for Life speaker prompts mixed opinions

Trump’s appearance as March for Life speaker prompts mixed opinions

| Julie Asher | January 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

The University of Notre Dame’s O. Carter Snead said it was “a good thing when the president of the United States — whomever he or she may be — attends an event meant to celebrate and defend the intrinsic equal dignity of all persons, born and unborn.”

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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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Marchers ‘deeply honored’ Trump to address pro-life crowd in person

Marchers ‘deeply honored’ Trump to address pro-life crowd in person

| Julie Asher | January 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

Pro-life supporters are “deeply honored to welcome” President Donald Trump to the 47th annual March for Life Jan. 24 rally in person, said Jeanne Mancini, March for Life president, in a statement late Jan. 22.

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Bishops welcome guidance on school prayer, Trump’s proposed rules

Bishops welcome guidance on school prayer, Trump’s proposed rules

| January 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

The chairmen of the U.S. bishops’ religious liberty and Catholic education committees Jan. 20 praised the Trump administration for issuing guidance on prayer in public schools.

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