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“United Together” is the theme inside the Wells Fargo Center Monday as the Democratic National Convention officially kicks off in Philadelphia. What to Expect Today at the DNC

Meanwhile, NCR's Michael Sean Winters has Four questions for the Democrats

And Stephen Krueger of Catholic Democrats thinks Democrats' abortion plank misconstrues will, beliefs of most Americans

Republican Post Mortem: Trump and Social Conservatives Form a Marriage of Necessity They appeared convinced that he would make the right call for Supreme Court nominees.

Australia: The Catholic Archbishop of Adelaide will ask the NSW Supreme Court to dismiss a criminal prosecution alleging he failed to report child abuse by a priest.

Seoul, South Korea -- South Korea’s bishops oppose anti-missile defense system Says the peninsula could become "the centre of a new cold war."

Philippines -- Some members of the Catholic clergy have lauded the "simplicity" expected at President Duterte’s State of the Nation Address to Congress today.

India -- Catholic Church slammed by critics over silence on kidnapped Dalit lower-caste bishop

Arcbhishop John J. Myers is turning 75: As he exits, Newark Archbishop Myers opens up; criticizes secular culture

ICYMI: Friday's breaking news -- Signers of document critiquing 'Amoris Laetitia' revealed

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