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Supreme Court will hear travel ban, allow some limits on immigration
Supreme Court will hear travel ban, allow some limits on immigration CNS photo by Tyler Orsburn
June 26, 2017
The U.S. Supreme Court announced June 26 that it will hear a case involving President Donald Trump's travel ban, seeking to delay entry into the country to immigrants from six majority-Muslim countries and suspend for a time the entry of all refugees.
 
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Circle of Protection mobilizes to change nation's budget priorities
June 26, 2017

Christian faith leaders pledged anew to build a "circle of protection" around vital social programs identified for deep spending cuts under President Donald Trump's fiscal year 2018 budget, saying their action is consistent with biblical principles.

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Venezuela risks becoming Caribbean 'North Korea,' former leaders say
June 23, 2017

Two former Latin American presidents said the world is running out of time to find a solution to the crisis in Venezuela as President Nicolas Maduro aims to consolidate power over the country.

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Vatican announces pope will attend reconciliation events in Colombia
June 23, 2017

Days after rebels in Colombia announced turning in the last of their cache of weapons over to international observers, the Vatican announced June 23 details of Pope Francis' September trip to the war-torn South American country.

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Bishop: 'Fundamental defects' persist in Senate's version of health bill
June 23, 2017

The Senate's Better Care Reconciliation Act contains "many of the fundamental defects" that appeared in the House-passed American Health Care Act "and even further compounds them," said the bishop who heads the U.S. bishops' Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development.

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Bishops urge renewed dedication to efforts to protect religious liberty
Bishops urge renewed dedication to efforts to protect religious liberty
June 21, 2017

 In launching this year's Fortnight for Freedom, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is calling for renewed dedication to protecting religious freedom.

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