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Advocates stress that U.S. has moral obligation to welcome refugees
February 3, 2017

Leaders from six organizations want Americans and President Donald Trump to understand that refugees, especially those from war-torn Middle Eastern countries, are average people with careers, comfortable homes and loving families rather than see them as a monolithic threat to the United States.

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Pope to religious: Dream, prophesy, don't focus just on survival
February 3, 2017

When religious orders focus on survival rather than on sharing the joy and hope of faith in Jesus, they end up being "professionals of the sacred, but not fathers and mothers," Pope Francis said.

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'Stand for What You Believe In' is theme for national day of prayer
February 3, 2017

For the 29th year in a row, people of all faiths are urged to observe a national day of prayer for the African-American family Feb. 5 as part of Black History Month, observed every February.

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Pope urges Catholics to reach out to refugees
February 2, 2017

When it comes to helping the poor, the marginalized and refugees, Pope Francis urged Catholics not to mimic the "Mannequin Challenge" by just looking on, frozen and immobile.

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Bishop Matano seeks prayers for refugees
Bishop Matano seeks prayers for refugees
February 2, 2017

Bishop Salvatore R. Matano has joined Catholic bishops around the nation in expressing his desire for a "just and charitable resolution" to the controversy surrounding refugees seeking entry into the United States

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Judge Neil Gorsuch nominated to fill Supreme Court vacancy
Judge Neil Gorsuch nominated to fill Supreme Court vacancy
February 1, 2017

President Donald Trump nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch to fill the seat on the U.S. Supreme Court that has been empty since the death of Justice Antonin Scalia last February.

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