Forensic police work on the main road in Bidnija, Malta, which leads to Daphne Caruana Galizias house, looking for evidence on the blast that killed the journalist as she was leaving her home, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. Caruana Galizia, a harsh critic of Maltese Premier Joseph Muscat, and who reported extensively on corruption on Malta, was killed by a car bomb on Monday. (AP Photo/Rene Rossignaud)
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Rarely does the death of a private citizen elicit a formal letter of condolence from the Pope.
St. Francis Cathedral, Santa Fe, New Mexico (Wikimedia Commons/Bill Johnson)
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Associated PressOctober 20, 2017
The documents include letters showing church leaders knew of sexual abuse allegations.
Cardinal Timothy Dolan, right, shakes hands with former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg as Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, left, looks on during the 72nd Annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation dinner Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
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Colleen DulleOctober 20, 2017
“Everyone will report what happened here tonight differently,” Mr. Ryan joked.
Renowned Canadian theologian Gregory Baum, 94, author of the first draft of the Second Vatican Council's "Nostra Aetate," died Oct. 18 in a Montreal hospital. He is pictured in a 2016 photo. (CNS photo/Francois Gloutnay, Presence)
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Baum was the author of the first draft of "Nostra Aetate."
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Catholic News ServiceOctober 20, 2017
The California Catholic Conference said the bill "deliberately" targeted religious employers.
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Michael J. O’LoughlinOctober 19, 2017
The majority of Americans now believe that “God is not a prerequisite for good values and morality.”