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Appeals court says Title X rule can take effect while suits proceed

Appeals court says Title X rule can take effect while suits proceed

| July 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced July 15 it would begin implementing the Trump administration’s “Protect Life Rule” to bar Title X funds from being used for promoting or providing abortion as family planning.

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Pope applauds Trump, Kim meeting in North Korea

Pope applauds Trump, Kim meeting in North Korea

| Junno Arocho Esteves | July 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

After U.S. President Donald Trump became the first sitting president to set foot in North Korea, Pope Francis called his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a positive step toward world peace.

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Panel: Democrats face challenges engaging faith voters

Panel: Democrats face challenges engaging faith voters

| Rhina Guidos | June 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

When Cecil Roberts was growing up in coal country in West Virginia in the 1960s, he said you could always count on seeing the images of three men on the walls of coal company houses.

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Seeds of immigration woes planted 20 years ago, says Sacramento bishop

Seeds of immigration woes planted 20 years ago, says Sacramento bishop

It’s not fair to vilify the administration of President Donald Trump for immigration woes, because the problems go back well before Trump took office, said Bishop Jaime Soto of Sacramento, California.

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Incarnation, Minneapolis parishioners observe ‘Day Without Immigrants’

Incarnation, Minneapolis parishioners observe ‘Day Without Immigrants’

| February 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Alvarez closed her business for the day in solidarity with many immigrants around the U.S. who chose not to go work or s chool to demonstrate how much immigrants contribute to the country. The protest was organized in response to President Donald Trump’s executive orders on immigrants that banned travel from seven countries and initiated building a wall for the U.S. and Mexico border.

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Though snubbed by Women’s March, pro-life groups still participate

Though snubbed by Women’s March, pro-life groups still participate

| Rhina Guidos | January 23, 2017 | 1 Comment

Like many concerned about what Donald Trump has said about women and his various and changing positions on abortion, Destiny Herndon-De La Rosa decided she wanted to take part in the Jan. 21 Women’s March on Washington, protesting the new president on the day after his inauguration as the country’s 45th leader.

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Pope reportedly says he won’t judge Trump but will watch impact on poor

Pope reportedly says he won’t judge Trump but will watch impact on poor

| Cindy Wooden | November 11, 2016 | 1 Comment

The day before Donald Trump was elected president of the United States, Pope Francis said he would make no judgments about the candidate and was interested only in the impact his policies would have on the poor.

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Catholics’ post-election to-do list: work for unity, healing

Catholics’ post-election to-do list: work for unity, healing

| Carol Zimmermann | November 11, 2016 | 2 Comments

Political leaders, including Hillary Clinton, President-elect Donald Trump and President Barack Obama, acknowledged the disunity and urged people after the election to try to work together. Catholic leaders have been making similar pleas, not only for the nation, but also recognizing the division that exists among the Church’s own members who split their vote — 45 percent for Clinton and 52 percent for Trump.

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A cure for election overload, a quest for peace

A cure for election overload, a quest for peace

| Christina Capecchi | November 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

It’s almost as if November’s Mass readings were written for election-weary Catholics, with their foreboding tones and calls for “perseverance” and “endurance” amid distress.

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MCC’s Adkins: With the election over, Catholics need to roll up their sleeves

MCC’s Adkins: With the election over, Catholics need to roll up their sleeves

| November 9, 2016 | 2 Comments

Donald Trump’s win of the presidency and the Republicans gaining a majority in Congress stunned the U.S. in a historic Nov. 8 election.

In Minnesota, Republicans grabbed a majority from the Democrats in both the state House and Senate.

None of it alters the mission for Catholics in politics according to Minnesota Catholic Conference Director Jason Adkins. A St. Paul-based organization, the MCC works to further the common good in public policy for Minnesota and beyond.

Adkins took time Nov. 9 to visit with The Catholic Spirit about what the election results mean for Catholics.

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Clinton ahead among Catholics in poll; Latinos, white women lead way

Clinton ahead among Catholics in poll; Latinos, white women lead way

| Mark Pattison | November 2, 2016 | 3 Comments

Catholics are giving a decided edge to Hillary Clinton, as she has a 5-to-4 margin over Donald Trump, according to a new poll released Oct. 31 at a news conference at the National Press Club. Hispanic Catholics and white women are helping Clinton make these gains, said the poll results, released by the Public Religion […]

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Leaked emails show ‘hostility’ to Catholic Church, some say

Leaked emails show ‘hostility’ to Catholic Church, some say

| Julie Asher | October 12, 2016 | 1 Comment

The chief liaison to Republican nominee Donald Trump for Catholic issues said that emails released Oct. 11 by WikiLeaks “reveal the depths of the hostility of Hillary Clinton and her campaign toward Catholics.”

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