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

 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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June 20, 2017
Louisiana priest in Washington spends hours with Scalise at hospital
Louisiana priest in Washington spends hours with Scalise at hospital
June 19, 2017
English cardinal condemns attack against Muslims
English cardinal condemns attack against Muslims

 An English cardinal has condemned an attack against Muslims who had gathered close to a London mosque.

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June 19, 2017
Vatican: Pope will visit Chile, Peru
Vatican: Pope will visit Chile, Peru

Pope Francis will travel to Colombia in September and, the Vatican announced, he will return to South America in January for a visit to Chile and Peru.

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June 19, 2017
Italian police recover stolen relic of St. John Bosco
Italian police recover stolen relic of St. John Bosco

Inside a copper teapot in a kitchen cupboard, Italian police found the relic of St. John Bosco that had been stolen two weeks earlier from the basilica erected at his birthplace.

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June 16, 2017
Trump in announcement on Cuba policy unclear about changes he'll make

It was hard to tell what changes were made to U.S. policy toward the island of Cuba from President Donald Trump's June 16 speech in Miami, but what couldn't be missed was the tone he took toward its government.

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June 14, 2017
Pope: Behind hatred, violence is an unloved heart
Pope: Behind hatred, violence is an unloved heart

Violence and hatred often are signs that a person is unhappy and feels unloved and unwanted, Pope Francis said.

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June 14, 2017
Federal authorities investigating shooting of congressman, others
Federal authorities investigating shooting of congressman, others

Federal authorities are investigating a shooting that resulted in injuries for Catholic congressman and Republican Steve Scalise and others when a gunman opened fire on him and the others during a June 14 practice for an annual congressional baseball game. 

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June 14, 2017
Catholic leaders pray for London fire victims, offer assistance
Catholic leaders pray for London fire victims, offer assistance
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