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18 Nov 2015 – BALTIMORE (CNS) — The head of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Migration said he was disturbed by calls from federal and state officials for an end to the resettlement of Syrian refugees in the United States.  Read more...
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18 Nov 2015 – SYDNEY (CNS) — When Cardinal Edwin F. O’Brien was named grandmaster of the Knights of the Holy Sepulchre in 2011, he found himself embroiled in a war a world away from the jungles of Vietnam where he ministered to dying troops as a young priest.  Read more...
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17 Nov 2015 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis will visit Rome’s synagogue and meet with the city’s Jewish community 17 January, the Vatican announced.  Read more...
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16 Nov 2015 – BALTIMORE (CNS) — Church resettlement programs in the United States will continue to aid refugees who are fleeing violence and social ills despite calls that the country’s borders should be closed to anyone but Christians.  Read more...
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16 Nov 2015 – WASHINGTON (CNS) — Catholic leaders around the world condemned terrorist attacks in Paris and Beirut, offering prayers and condolences.  Read more...
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16 Nov 2015 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The difficulties facing migrants coming into Europe and the continuing dialogues with Muslims were among the topics discussed during Pope Francis’ meeting with the heads of the Roman Curia offices, the Vatican spokesman said.  Read more...
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16 Nov 2015 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Using God’s name to try to justify violence and murder is “blasphemy,” Pope Francis said 15 November, speaking about the terrorist attacks on Paris.  Read more...
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16 Nov 2015 – VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Providing education is an essential part of helping young refugees discover their true calling in life and develop their full potential, Pope Francis said.  Read more...


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