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Cathy Lynn Grossman - Religion News ServiceMay 16, 2016
Boehner, who described himself as “a regular guy who used to have a big job,” for his part praised Biden for coming to the table, no matter how strong their differences.
Woman in San Diego attends a vigil and rally July 2014, to show support for undocumented Central American minors. (CNS photo/David Maung, EPA)
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Cathy Lynn Grossman - Religion News ServiceMarch 29, 2016
Fifty percent of Americans have a favorable view of newcomers from other countries.
A priest gives Communion during Christmas Eve Mass at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Baghdad. (CNS photo/ Thaier Al-Sudani, Reuters)
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Cathy Lynn Grossman - Religion News ServiceJanuary 14, 2016
Iraq is in second place on Open Doors’ 2016 World Watch List, a ranking of the top 50 most dangerous places in the world to be a Christian. It’s the first of 35 countries on the list where Islamic extremism “has risen to a level akin to ethnic cleansing.”
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Cathy Lynn Grossman - Religion News ServiceDecember 04, 2015
“Terror is a Muslim issue, an Islamic issue within the house of Islam,” said M. Zuhdi Jasser, founder of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy, “and we must own it” to fight it.
Francis comes to America
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Cathy Lynn Grossman - Religion News ServiceOctober 07, 2015
The pope's three-city September tour—from Congress to the United Nations and from cathedrals to a prison—generated significant goodwill toward the Catholic Church, according to a new survey by the Pew Research Center.
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Cathy Lynn Grossman - Religion News ServiceSeptember 16, 2015
Are Catholics considering the pope in their political decisions?
Pope Francis greets newly married couples during his weekly audience in Paul VI hall at the Vatican Aug. 5. (CNS photo/Giampiero Sposito, Reuters)
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Cathy Lynn Grossman - Religion News ServiceSeptember 02, 2015
A new survey by Pew Research finds most Catholics, no matter what their family structure, are comfortable with a wide variety of family arrangements that the church does not encourage.
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Cathy Lynn Grossman - Religion News ServiceJune 11, 2015
Most Americans—including people from every major religious group—predict gay marriage will be legalized nationwide when a hotly anticipated Supreme Court ruling is announced later this month. Among those who favor legalizing same-sex marriage, 80 percent think the high court will rule th
Catholic Health Association President and CEO Sister Carol Keehan greets President Barack Obama as he takes the stage for remarks at the Catholic Health Association conference in Washington on June 9, 2015. Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Cathy Lynn Grossman - Religion News ServiceJune 09, 2015
The president defended his signature health care law at the Catholic Health Association.
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Cathy Lynn Grossman - Religion News ServiceMay 12, 2015
Atheists and agnostics have nearly doubled their share of the religious marketplace.