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Churches critical in fighting human trafficking, members of Congress told Watch

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Faith-based groups play a critical role in the global fight against human trafficking - one which merits a closer partnership with the ... continue reading


Report: Around the world, 260 million Christians face persecution Watch

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Christian persecution around the world is a growing problem, says a new report from an agency that documents abuses against Christians ... continue reading



Washington DC clears out homeless camp, breaking up community Watch

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A homeless encampment in Washington, DC, was permanently dismantled on Thursday, in a move the city said was designed to better improve the ... continue reading


School threatens suspension for student's 'Virginity Rocks' sweatshirt Watch

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School administrators in Wentzville, Missouri, threatened to suspend a seventh grade student if he returned to school wearing a sweatshirt ... continue reading


Sisters of Life mark 100th birthday of founder, Cardinal O'Connor Watch

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The Sisters of Life will celebrate the 100th birthday of their late founder, Cardinal John O'Connor, on Jan. 15 with an evening of prayer, ... continue reading


Lawsuit on disclosure of abuse claims allowed to proceed against Diocese of Pittsburgh Watch

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A judge in Pennsylvania is allowing a lawsuit to move forward arguing that the Diocese of Pittsburgh has created a public nuisance by ... continue reading



Maine bishop suspends chalice amid flu outbreak Watch

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Bishop Robert Deeley of Portland issued a directive on Thursday suspending the distribution of Communion under both species and the ... continue reading


Bishops narrowly approve USCCB rate hike for 2021 Watch

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The bishops of the United States have narrowly approved an increase on the amount dioceses must contribute to the national bishops' ... continue reading


Pope Francis to diplomats: Polarization hurts the poor Watch

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In his annual address to diplomats Thursday, Pope Francis stressed that solidarity is needed in 2020 to overcome polarization for the sake ... continue reading


Chick-Fil-A still aims 'to glorify God' after corporate giving flap Watch

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Chick-fil-A's CEO has said that the restaurant chain "inadvertently discredited" many faith-based organizations when it announced last year ... continue reading


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