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Posted: July 7, 2009

Last Updated: January 17, 2017

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January 20, 2017
President Trump: 'We will be protected by God'
President Trump: 'We will be protected by God'

CNS photo by Carlos Barria/Reuters

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

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January 20, 2017
Though snubbed by Women's March, pro-life groups will still participate

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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January 20, 2017
Archbishop Gomez emphasizes dignity of immigrants on eve of inauguration

On the eve of Donald Trump's inauguration as U.S. president, Los Angeles Archbishop Jose H. Gomez renewed the call to recognize the humanity of immigrants at a Vatican-sponsored migration conference at the University of California in Los Angeles.

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January 20, 2017
Pope Francis: God's forgiveness is call to sin no more

God forgives and forgets the faults of repentant sinners, unless they keep reminding him of their errors by pretending they have no need to change, Pope Francis said.

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January 20, 2017
Meeting pope, Irish prelates discuss ministry of bishop, abuse scandal

Telling the bishops of Ireland that he wanted to hear their questions, concerns and even criticisms, Pope Francis spent almost two hours in conversation with them.

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January 19, 2017
Pope: Catholics, Lutherans must continue to seek common ground

Although great strides have been made through 50 years of ecumenical dialogue, Catholics and Lutherans must continue to work toward becoming a full and visible sign of unity for the world, Pope Francis said.

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January 18, 2017
Pope: Prayer brings light of hope in dark times
Pope: Prayer brings light of hope in dark times

Prayer has the power to awaken hope in men and women, even in the face of death and destruction, Pope Francis said.

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January 18, 2017
Congress urged to keep health care gains, protect life, conscience rights
Congress urged to keep health care gains, protect life, conscience rights

The chairman of the U.S. bishops' domestic policy committee said Jan. 18 that a repeal of the federal health care law should not take place without immediate passage of a plan that preserves people's access to adequate health care and also protects human life, conscience rights and the poor.

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January 18, 2017
On eve of Trump inauguration, Catholic communities will pray for immigrants
On eve of Trump inauguration, Catholic communities will pray for immigrants

Acknowledging the fear some immigrants have expressed as Donald Trump becomes president, Jesuit parishes, schools and other communities plan to pray for those who fear him and his proposals on the eve of his Jan. 20 inauguration as the country's 45th president.

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