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Aleppo: More Syria Evacuations as UN Weighs Observer Plan

Commentary: Lessons from a dark year in Syria "The sad but I think inescapable conclusion is that the Syrian refugee crisis has a high probability of becoming permanent."

Top Religion News of 2016: Trump's surprise election tops religion news stories of 2016 "A busy Pope Francis" came in Number 4. You won't believe what Number 7 is.

Catholics petition Trump to uphold climate actions

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Global Sisters Report: A conversation with UISG, LCWR leadership: building relationships, moving forward in new political times

Assessing his legacy, looking to the future: To Rehabilitate Democratic Party, Obama Plans To 'Coach' Young Talent

Profile: African Jesuit Fr. Orobator quests for women's inclusion in church structures

New Delhi, India -- Capuchin Fr. Felix Podimattam, a renowned moral theologian, died Dec. 17. He was 82.

Rubber turns around the fortunes of the Garo, a matriarchal ethnic group in the northeastern Indian state of Meghalaya.

How a vegetable greenhouse bests the African sun by Huguette Ostiguy, a Missionaries Sister of the Immaculate Conception from Quebec, Canada, and a psychologist who lives in Malawi.

Vatican trial finds three El Salvadoran priests guilty of sex abuse

Slide show: Americans have Christmas trees; Russians, New Year trees

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