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Marc Barnes, who seems to lean toward the conservative side says "Trump could be disastrous for Catholics. We must oppose him from the start". Why: The new president might create a huge leftist kickback -- enough to sweep away any gains on life issues.

Read all of NCR's stories analyzing the election and looking forward to the Trump administration here: Transition to Trump

Why some fear this election's lasting damage to American Christianity

Israeli minister: Donald Trump's win means the Palestinians will never have their own state

San Antonio women wonder where to go from here, with Donald Trump as president

Trump says health care, border, jobs are top priorities

Team Trump is already filled with Washington insiders

Violence erupts in Portland 'riot' as anti-Trump protests continue in cities across the nation

Catholic church can play vital role in healing the nation

Christian women in India take steps to address clerical abuse cases

Commentary: The power of religion over women in India by Virginia Saldanha

Making music for Mass, Oregon Catholic Press meets growing needs

This week NCR Book Club cracked up Ghetto: The Invention of a Place, the History of an Idea, by Mitchell Duneier

Taiwan set to legalize same-sex marriages, a first in Asia

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