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Election 2016 -- Decoding Donald Trump's Attempt to Pivot

Election 2016 -- Clinton campaign warns of complacency

Election 2016 -- Analysis: If this is the moment of Donald Trump’s pivot, here’s how far he has to climb

Election 2016 -- Colin Powell is pushing back on reports suggesting that he might have given Hillary Clinton the idea to use a private email account. Powell: 'Her people are trying to pin it on me'

Houston, Texas -- Armed, Confederate flag-waving White Lives Matter protesters rally outside NAACP offices

San Francisco, Calif. -- Relic Believed to Be Fragment of 'True Cross' Missing From Catholic Church

Commentary: Focus on preaching the kingdom is key to ending clericalism by Jim Purcell

Benedict XVI’s autobiography, "Last Testament," to be translated by English theologian. Dr Jacob Phillips is program director of the MA in Theology at St Mary’s University, Twickenham. "Last Testament" will be published by Bloomsbury in Britain and the US in November.

The Marquette diocese in Michigan is in the process of adopting a Catholic liberal arts curriculum for all of its schools, instead of using the Common Core State Standards.

Church in India prepares policy to address clergy abuse

Philadelphia -- Archdiocese to shut three worship sites. No one will lose a parish church because the three churches' congregations already had merged into other parish churches.

How Trolls Are Ruining the Internet. They’re turning the web into a cesspool of aggression and violence. What watching them is doing to the rest of us may be even worse

United Kingdom -- A Catholic priest accused of historical sex offences against teenage boys has been returned to Britain from Kosovo after a five-year police hunt.

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