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Politcal campaigns today are creating some of the most comprehensive profiles of the American people in sociological history — and it’s revolutionizing the ways campaigns can innovate and interact with potential voters.The creepiest cammpaign tactics in the book.

Are clergy underpaid? New study reveals rising wages, shorter hours and a diminishing wage gap

How the Church Can Help Bring Peace to Africa: Grassroots movements, local communities, and faith-based organizations – especially the Catholic Church – have an important role to play

The Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, once the crown jewel of Donald Trump's sprawling casino empire, will officially close because of an ongoing strike and hemorrhaging losses, the Press of Atlantic City reported on Wednesday.

U.S. economy adds a surprisingly strong 255,000 jobs in July, easing fears of a labor market slowdown.

NCR Editorial: Thank the sisters for the deacons commission

Silver Spring, Maryland -- Catholic sisters call for civility in presidential race

Sr. Joan Chittister says Leadership is lacking in this election cycle

LCWR assembly is using contemplative dialogue process: Open to God's invitation

Black Lives Matter protesters block airport road in U.K. (Video and text)

Foreign aid failing to reach Christians fleeing ISIS, Middle Eastern bishops say

Hong Kong -- China willing to reach ‘understanding’ with Vatican over bishop appointments, says Cardinal John Tong

Panama City, Panama -- A bishop from Panama, where World Youth Day 2019 will be held, has suggested the martyr Blessed Oscar Romero as its patron.

Ireland -- National Seminary a Maynooth is in deep trouble

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