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A refugee boy sits on the Greek side of the border near Idomeni as Macedonian police stand guard on their side April 12. See point three below: Pope heads to Greece. (CNS/Alexandros Avramidis)

Editor's confession: I voted for Jerry Brown in the 1980 U.S. presidential primary. I've always liked Jerry Brown. Now on the cover of Newsweek: How Jerry Brown Saved California

Exclusive to Global Sisters Report: US presidential candidates must honor the dignity of work By Sr. Simone Campbell

Pope Francis travels to Greece tomorrow: Trip to Greece is humanitarian, not political, Vatican spokesman says

Migration issues, world's refugees get new attention at UN

Refugees in Jordan seek solace in starting new lives amid uncertainty

Breaking News late yesterday: Catholic News Service editor asked to resign

Uruguay Catholic Church apologizes for sex abuse by priests

This commentary, Pope Francis cannot abandon morality underpinning ‘just war’, is a reaction to this Francis encourages Vatican just war conference to revitalize tools of non-violence and this Why is the Catholic church moving away from just war theory?

Michael Sean Winters says: "I don’t understand Sen. Sanders. ... I also do not understand Secretary Clinton." The Final Democratic Debate

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