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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service May 24, 2019
Italian bishops have recognized their "moral obligation" to report allegations of clerical sexual abuse to the police, said the head of the Italian bishops' child protection committee.
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service May 24, 2019
"We know their names and we remember them," said Sister Lucey, a member of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia, who joined other Christian groups, along with Jewish and Muslim religious leaders and members of their faith communities at a chapel in the United Methodist Building in Washington.
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service May 23, 2019
"This event was most traumatic for those who were present in the building at the time, as some of the approximate 40 law enforcement agents approached employees in ski masks and SWAT gear," Bishop Burns said in the statement.
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service May 22, 2019
Many took to social media to denounce the May 18 killing of a Salvadoran priest while urging authorities to look at the crime as a possible retaliation for Father Cecilio Perez Cruz's criticism of the cutting of trees near the western town of Juayua.
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service May 20, 2019
Thousands attended the May 20 funeral of a Salvadoran priest found by his parishioners in what some presume is a gang killing.
Cardinal Blase J. Cupich of Chicago and Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan are pictured in a Jan. 6, 2018, and Feb. 19, 2017, panel photo. (CNS photo/Karen Callaway, Chicago Catholic/Rebecca Cook, Reuters) 
Politics & Society News
Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service May 13, 2019
"Minister Farrakhan could have taken the opportunity to deliver a unifying message of God’s love for all his children. Instead, he repeatedly smeared the Jewish people, using a combination of thinly veiled discriminatory rhetoric and outright slander."
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service May 10, 2019
Refugee advocacy organizations have urged continued support for federal programs such as the U.S. Refugee Admissions Programs as necessary for assisting vulnerable people seeking a better way of life.
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service May 01, 2019
President Donald Trump ordered changes for how refugees may apply for asylum to the U.S., requesting an application fee from asylum-seekers and denying them permission to work depending on how the applicant entered the country.
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service March 27, 2019
"Now, there's been a change, a conversion to try to learn from indigenous communities about how to live in harmony with others and with a transcendent being. It's important for us to learn from those who have lived there."
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service March 26, 2019
Indigenous women of the Amazon region of Ecuador are taking on an increasingly prominent role in advocating for the environment, and the Church is taking notice.