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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service April 23, 2020
DACA was implemented in 2012 under an executive order from President Barack Obama, but in 2017, the Trump administration rescinded it and its future is now in the hands of the Supreme Court of the United States
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service April 20, 2020
Guatemalan authorities recently said the U.S. sent a plane of deportees to the country with the majority of them carrying the coronavirus, which causes COVID-19.
Damaged buildings and vehicles in Monroe, La., are seen in the aftermath of a tornado April 12, 2020. The National Weather Service reported April 13 that more than 30 tornadoes ripped across Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Georgia. (CNS photo/Peter Tuberville, social media via Reuters)
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service April 14, 2020
"This Easter Monday began with the sad news that storms swept through multiple states in the South overnight, killing at least 19 people at the time of this statement across Mississippi, Georgia, Arkansas and South Carolina," they said.
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service April 08, 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to grow in the U.S. faster than anywhere else in the world, the Catholic bishop of El Paso, Texas, is asking local authorities to release nonviolent migrants at his local U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement facilities.
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service March 30, 2020
Groups such as the National Advocacy Center of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd argue that if there's a time to help those seeking shelter, it's now.
Franciscan Brother John-Sebastian Laird-Hammond, pictured in an undated photo, died from COVID-19 March 20, 2020. The 59-year-old friar from the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in Washington was the first person to die in the District of Columbia from the disease caused by the coronavirus. He suffered from leukemia and had struggled with the virus for about a week. (CNS photo/courtesy Greg Friedman, OFM)
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service March 24, 2020
Brother John-Sebastian Laird-Hammond, 59, was soon to join the Franciscan friars of the Immaculate Conception Province in New York.
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service March 20, 2020
Until the canonization of St. Romero in 2018, there were no official Salvadoran saints, though many Salvadorans throughout the decades, since the 1980 killing of St. Romero, prayed for his intercession and long considered him a holy person.
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service March 19, 2020
St. Romero continues to this day to influence members of the U.S. church -- from the laity to U.S. bishops -- seeking to model his example of carrying out the church's defense of the vulnerable and protection of the human rights of the poor.
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service March 13, 2020
People in El Salvador are remembering the martyrdom of Jesuit Father Rutilio Grande on his 43rd anniversary and on his expected beatification.
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service March 06, 2020
Though 52% of Catholic voters cast ballots for Trump in the 2016 presidential election, the majority of Latino Catholics overwhelmingly voted for Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton.