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Protesters take to streets of downtown Washington on Inauguration Day

Protesters take to streets of downtown Washington on Inauguration Day

| January 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

The inauguration parade route was an unexpectedly strange place for Suzzett and David Faby to find themselves in as they headed to celebrate Donald Trump, the man the Catholic couple voted for in the 2016 presidential election.

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Rockville Centre, NY seminarians among first-timers at inauguration

Rockville Centre, NY seminarians among first-timers at inauguration

| Mark Pattison | January 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Three seminarians from the Diocese of Rockville Centre, New York, attended the inauguration of President Donald J. Trump Jan. 20, thanks to help from their representative in Congress.

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‘We will be protected by God,’ Trump declares in inaugural address

‘We will be protected by God,’ Trump declares in inaugural address

| Mark Pattison | January 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

President Donald J. Trump told the nation in his inaugural address that it need not fear in the days ahead.

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Pope offers prayers for Trump as he becomes 45th U.S. president

Pope offers prayers for Trump as he becomes 45th U.S. president

| January 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis sent best wishes and prayers to incoming President Donald J. Trump shortly after he took the oath of office.

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Catholic panel addresses need to find common ground with Trump administration

Catholic panel addresses need to find common ground with Trump administration

| Rhina Guidos | January 16, 2017 | 4 Comments

Catholic panelists gathered to discuss “Faithful Priorities in a Time of Trump” said it is difficult to get over some of the words the president-elect said during the campaign — and even before he was a candidate. But as his presidency nears, many of them said it’s important to find ways to work with him for the common good.

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Catholic nun organizes national pre-inauguration event to foster peace

Catholic nun organizes national pre-inauguration event to foster peace

| Rhina Guidos | January 11, 2017 | 2 Comments

Sister Rita Petruziello said she could feel the “contention and nastiness” in the air during the presidential election campaign of the last year. Instead of getting better as the process went along, it kept getting worse.

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Pro-life supporters buoyed by prospects for abortion limits under a Trump presidency

Pro-life supporters buoyed by prospects for abortion limits under a Trump presidency

| Dennis Sadowski | December 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

President-elect Donald Trump’s commitments to nominate pro-life justices to the U.S. Supreme Court and support legislative efforts to limit abortion are invigorating abortion foes.

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Many numbers, one result: What polling can and cannot do

Many numbers, one result: What polling can and cannot do

| Mark Pattison | December 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Four years ago around this time, Americans were wondering about the death of public-opinion polling in an entirely different vein. Then, Nate Silver of the FiveThirtyEight website had correctly called every state and its delegate count in the 2012 presidential election, rendering most other forms of punditry pretty much useless.

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What the pro-life community wants from the Trump administration

What the pro-life community wants from the Trump administration

| Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan | November 29, 2016 | 1 Comment

The last several years have clearly been challenging for the pro-life movement. The abortion industry, exposing its false rhetoric of choice, increasingly seeks to coerce Americans to be complicit with abortion, even insisting that abortion is a social good to be celebrated, subsidized and uncontrolled.

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Church leaders seek to calm fears for migrants worried about Trump

Church leaders seek to calm fears for migrants worried about Trump

| Rhina Guidos | November 17, 2016 | 3 Comments

At a Nov. 14 news conference in Baltimore, Archbishop Jose Gomez talked about the reaction, following the recent outcome of the U.S. presidential election, in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles — home to a large number of immigrants, including many Latinos but also immigrants from places such as the Philippines, China, Korea and Vietnam.

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Concerns about common good, immigrants among topics at USCCB assembly

Concerns about common good, immigrants among topics at USCCB assembly

| November 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

The victory of Republican President-elect Donald Trump, the need for the nation to heal from the acrimony of the presidential race, and concern for the well-being of immigrants and refugees under the new administration took the spotlight as the U.S. bishops opened their fall general assembly in Baltimore.

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