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Sanctuary advocated by grass-roots leaders to blunt deportation crackdown
February 23, 2017

The push for sanctuary was on a lot of minds at the U.S. Regional World Meeting of Popular Movements.

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Pope's tip for becoming a saint: Pray for someone who doesn't like you
February 21, 2017

A practical first step toward holiness -- as well as for assuring peace in one's family and in the world -- is to pray for a person who has caused offense or harm, Pope Francis said.

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Pope greets U.S. grass-roots groups
Pope greets U.S. grass-roots groups
February 17, 2017

Pope Francis congratulated more than 600 representatives of grass-roots organizations for responding with mercy to society's hurting people during the opening of the four-day U.S. regional World Meeting of Popular Movements.

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Unusual detentions, raids raise questions as Trump announces 'crackdown'
Unusual detentions, raids raise questions as Trump announces 'crackdown'
February 17, 2017

People had been on edge for a while. You could feel the tension rise in immigrant neighborhoods in the U.S. as news of the first immigration raids under the Trump administration began in early February.

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USCCB leaders urge Trump to protect religious liberty
February 17, 2017

Catholic Church leaders in a Feb. 16 statement said they were encouraged that President Donald Trump may be considering an executive order to protect religious freedom and said they would be grateful if he would move forward with the pledge that his administration would "do everything in its power to defend and protect religious liberty."

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Americans grow warmer toward religious groups, Pew study finds
Americans grow warmer toward religious groups, Pew study finds
February 15, 2017
Americans are feeling more positive toward various religious groups than they did less than three years ago.
 
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