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Security expert says wall would be costly symbol of exclusion, bigotry

WASHINGTON — A scholar at a Washington think tank says the Trump administration doesn’t understand the financial, social, environmental and other implications of building a bigger border … Read More

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Religious orders look at peacemaking in South Sudan, Congo

ROME — Church leaders in South Sudan and Congo often wonder if they have labored in vain because, too often, their own people are waging war on … Read More

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Jesuit’s Bible guide can benefit both individuals, study groups

In the 50-plus years since the publication of the Second Vatican Council’s Dogmatic Constitution on Divine Revelation (“Dei Verbum,” Nov. 18, 1965), Scripture has become a more … Read More

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Den of Thieves

NEW YORK  — The hyper-violent “Den of Thieves” (STX) is a morass of crass. It’s supposed to be a rollicking, quirky and farcical saga about a gang … Read More

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12 Strong

NEW YORK  — True military adventures don’t come any more rousing than “12 Strong” (Warner Bros.), the story of a tiny Special Forces unit that won a … Read More

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What did Peter’s boat look like?

Even though we may think of boats when we think of some familiar Bible stories, there really aren’t that many boats in the Bible. There’s Noah’s ark, … Read More

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Why have young adults left the church?

LINTHICUM, Md. — It’s no secret that for years, teenagers and young adults have been leaving the Catholic Church, putting aside organized religion for a more personal … Read More

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President Trump to address March for Life crowd live via satellite

WASHINGTON — White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced at her daily press briefing Jan. 17 that President Donald Trump will become the first president to … Read More

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Alert prompts Hawaii bishop to give general absolution to deacon group

HONOLULU — Honolulu Bishop Larry Silva gave general absolution to about 45 people in a deacon formation program in response to the alert of an imminent ballistic … Read More

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THIS IS NOT A DRILL

Editor’s note: Catholic News Service offers guest commentary from around the Catholic press. The following editorial, from the Jan 19 issue of the Hawaii Catholic Herald, newspaper … Read More

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