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If confirmed, Kavanaugh will keep Catholic majority in Supreme Court

If confirmed, Kavanaugh will keep Catholic majority in Supreme Court

| Carol Zimmermann | July 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

When Brett Kavanaugh took to the podium July 9 at the White House after being introduced as President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, he revealed, among other things, that his Catholic faith is a big part of his life.

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Trump picks Judge Brett Kavanaugh as Supreme Court Nominee

Trump picks Judge Brett Kavanaugh as Supreme Court Nominee

| Carol Zimmermann | July 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

President Donald Trump announced July 9 that his nominee for the Supreme Court is Judge Brett Kavanaugh, a federal appeals court judge in Washington and a Catholic who once clerked for retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy.

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Trump signs executive order stopping family separation policy

Trump signs executive order stopping family separation policy

| Mark Pattison | June 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

President Donald Trump signed an executive order June 20 that halts his administration’s family separation policy for families who have crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally.

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Papal diplomat says U.S.-North Korea summit brings hope for peace

Papal diplomat says U.S.-North Korea summit brings hope for peace

| Carol Glatz | June 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Talks between the leaders of the United States and North Korea are “truly historic” and bring hope for the start of a new era of peace, said Pope Francis’ ambassador to Korea.

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Pope leads prayers for U.S.-North Korea summit in Singapore

Pope leads prayers for U.S.-North Korea summit in Singapore

| Junno Arocho Esteves | June 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Leading thousands of people in prayer, Pope Francis said he hoped the upcoming summit between the United States and North Korea would lead to lasting peace.

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Cardinal says separating abortion from Title X funds ‘greatly needed’

Cardinal says separating abortion from Title X funds ‘greatly needed’

The U.S. bishops’ pro-life chairman praised the Trump administration’s move to reinstate Reagan-era regulations banning any family planning clinic that receives Title X federal funds from making abortion referrals or sharing space with abortion providers.

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Pollster: Religion can serve as moderating force in politics

Pollster: Religion can serve as moderating force in politics

On the internet, as in society, some blame religion for intolerance. But a set of data gleaned from those who voted in the contentious 2016 election in the U.S. found otherwise.

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Conservatives: A link to Trump brings risk for faith communities

Conservatives: A link to Trump brings risk for faith communities

| Rhina Guidos | May 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Some believe the conservative social agenda has found no better friend, if unlikely ally, than President Donald Trump.

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Trump signs order to give faith groups stronger voice in government

Trump signs order to give faith groups stronger voice in government

| Carol Zimmermann | May 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

In front of a small crowd of cabinet members and religious leaders at the White House Rose Garden May 3, President Donald Trump announced, and then signed, an executive order giving faith-based groups a stronger voice in the federal government.

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Faith groups decry immigration detention of pregnant women

Faith groups decry immigration detention of pregnant women

A coalition of groups objected to the detention of pregnant women by U.S. immigration officials, saying that they are deeply concerned “about detention conditions.”

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U.S. Supreme Court shows some support to Trump’s travel ban

U.S. Supreme Court shows some support to Trump’s travel ban

| Carol Zimmermann | April 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

In the last case before the U.S. Supreme Court this session, it seemed the majority of justices might uphold President Donald Trump’s travel ban on people from several Muslim-majority countries.

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Citing ‘capricious’ decision, judge says DACA applications may continue

Citing ‘capricious’ decision, judge says DACA applications may continue

| April 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Catholic groups hailed an April 24 decision by a federal judge that said a program that benefits young adults who came into the country without legal permission as minors can still accept new and renewed applications and must maintain protections that prevent those who are enrolled in it from being deported.

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