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At Thursday’s summit, both the President and his daughter Ivanka, who serves as an advisor to the president, pushed for paid family leave as a next step in policy, and President Trump emphasized the importance of “expanded access to quality, affordable child care.”
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Bishop Soto of Sacramento said the subpoenas “will move us toward our shared goal of ensuring that the safeguards in place for our children are working as they should."
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Patti Armstrong
Our Lady of Guadalupe is the patroness of the Americas and of the unborn, giving us great hope to overcome the culture of death of today.
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A priest of the Saint Paul and Minneapolis archdiocese, Bishop-elect Donald Edward DeGrood has been pastor of Saint John the Baptist Parish in Savage, Minnesota since 2017.
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In an audience with the Vatican Congregation for the Causes of Saints, Pope Francis underlined the importance of recognizing the most hidden and least striking heroic sanctity, which he said is equally extraordinary as that which shines most visibly.
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The bill would establish a religious freedom commissioner at the Australian Human Rights Commission; and amend existing laws regarding religious freedom, including marriage and charities law, and objection clauses in anti-discrimination law.
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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said the proposed rule change protects against religious discrimination in federal higher education aid policy.
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Archbishop Paglia's comments come on the heels of a document released by Swiss bishops on assisted suicide stating that pastoral caregivers should not be present during a person’s death by assisted suicide.
Steven D. Greydanus
The life and death of Blessed Franz Jägerstätter offers cinematic giant Terrence Malick his most fruitful challenge in years.
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Joseph O’Brien
Part II of the Register’s look at the history of the New Order of the Mass
Edward Pentin
According to the Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera, the investment in the film came via Vatican funds channeled through a Malta-based investment fund run by an Italian financier who lives in Switzerland.
Solène Tadié
The testimony of a man who was possessed by cohorts of demons after a séance and was saved by his conversion.
Trent Beattie
Undrafted quarterback Devlin ‘Duck’ Hodges is making the most of his NFL opportunity.