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Election 2016: "I have a message for Catholics: I will be there for you. I will stand with you. I will fight for you." Read Donald Trump's letter to Catholic leaders. The letter was delivered to the 18th Annual Catholic Leadership Conference, Oct. 6 in Denver. The Little Sisters fo the Poor won't be bullied by the Trump administration, he pledges.

Election 2016: Concerns About Hillary Clinton’s Health Drop Significantly Most voters say they think she’s healthy enough for the White House.

Election 2016: The upcoming holiday season may be a difficult one for the Giuliani family. Rudy Giuliani’s Daughter Is Voting for Hillary Clinton

For the first time since 1971, death penalty support slips below majority of Americans

The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded Friday to Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos. 5 Things to Know About Santos

According to Russian news agency reports: Russia is considering plans to restore military bases in Vietnam and Cuba

Sr. Rose Pacatte reports: Turner Classic Movies highlights trailblazing women in film for second year

Commentary: Oops! The Catholic bishops forgot to include war in their list of issues for Pro-Life Month! by Oklahoma City human-rights activist and Catholic Worker Bob Waldrop

Transgender man's suit is latest clash over Catholic ethics

Damascus, Syria -- In Syria, more than one million children sign appeal for peace This appeal for peace is a joint campaign sponsored by Catholic and Orthodox Christians in Syria, while all religious communities have been invited to take part.

Sisters in Haiti focus on Hurricane Matthew, earthquake recovery during election season

Fitbits and family ties: The baptismal call to faithful citizenship by Colleen Gibson

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