World & Nation

March 23, 2017
London cardinal call for prayers for victims of Westminster attack
London cardinal call for prayers for victims of Westminster attack
Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster, whose cathedral is just a short walk from the scene of the London terrorist attack, called for prayers for the dead and wounded.
 
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March 22, 2017
U.S. Catholics asked 'to accompany' migrants, refugees seeking better life
U.S. Catholics asked 'to accompany' migrants, refugees seeking better life

The U.S. bishops in a pastoral reflection released March 22 called all Catholics to do what each of them can "to accompany migrants and refugees who seek a better life in the United States."

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March 21, 2017
Confirmation hearings open for Trump's Supreme Court nominee

The first day of Senate confirmation hearings for Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump's nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, began March 20 with a series of introductory remarks from senators establishing what they hope to ask the nominee and the importance of the role of Supreme Court justice.

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March 20, 2017
Pope apologizes for Catholics' participation in Rwanda genocide
Pope apologizes for Catholics' participation in Rwanda genocide

Meeting Rwandan President Paul Kagame, Pope Francis asked God's forgiveness for the failures of the Catholic Church during the 1994 Rwanda genocide and for the hatred and violence perpetrated by some priests and religious.

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March 20, 2017
Pope presides over Lenten penance service at Vatican

A few hours after urging priests to be generously available for the sacrament of penance, Pope Francis went to confession, then offered the sacrament to seven Catholics.

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March 20, 2017
Advocates seek more on anniversary of ISIS genocide declaration

Despite then-Secretary of State John Kerry's declaration one year ago that Islamic State's actions in Iraq and Syria amounted to genocide -- and unanimous votes in the House and Senate asking Kerry to declare genocide against minority Christian, Yezidi and Shiite Muslim groups in the region -- advocates at a first anniversary ceremony said they want more from the U.S. government than what's been done to date.

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March 20, 2017
Amid warm relations, pope to visit Egypt

Accepting an invitation from Egypt's president and top religious leaders, Pope Francis will visit Cairo April 28-29.

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March 15, 2017
Pope: Shady business deals that threaten employment a 'grave sin'

Employers who make business deals that threaten people's livelihood commit a sin that robs men, women and their families of their dignity, Pope Francis said

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March 14, 2017
Pope: Conversion doesn't happen through magic, but concrete actions

Conversion doesn't come from the wave of a magic wand, but from learning to do good through concrete actions every day, Pope Francis said.

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