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Trump-o-nomics: How Donald Trump's economic policies will bring back the 1980s. The inevitable trade war with China.

Managing the transition: Pre-inauguration events to foster peace. Circle the City with Love, an event that seeks to gather people across cities in the United States at 3 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on Jan. 15.

Managing the transition: Republicans increasingly worried about Obamacare plan (video comes first)

Here's what you need to know: Jeff Sessions's Confirmation Hearing

Chicagoans Give Up Obama Tickets So West Side Teens Can See Farewell Speech

What are you doing Jan. 21? Pro-life women to infiltrate anti-Trump Women's March on Washington

Vatican City -- Pope tells Vatican-based diplomats to fight the "homicidal madness" of terrorism. He says spiritual and social poverty create "fertile terrain for the spread of forms of fundamentalism."

Rome -- Four cardinals challenging pope are harming the church, says Cardinal Gerhard Müller, who leads the Vatican's Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.

Los Angeles auxiliary bishop, Filipino-born Oscar Azarcon Solis named 10th bishop of Salt Lake Diocese

Mumbai, India -- Cardinal Gracias denounces acquittal of nun's alleged rapists He said the church will appeal in a higher court.

San Francisco -- The Walk for Life West Coast expects to once again draw more than 50,000 pro-woman, pro-life advocates to its rally in front of City Hall and then for the mile-long walk down Market Street in San Francisco Jan. 21. The Women's March is organizing a rally the same day, a few hours later also beginning near Civic Center.

Pax Christi Int'l seeks signers for letter to Trump on abolishing nuclear weapons

What will mysticism in the 21st century look like? Diarmuid O'Murchu has a couple ideas.

DailyBreadBanner.jpgStart your day inspired with daily scripture reflections. Join NCR's sister publication, Celebration, for Daily Bread, a series of short reflections written by four authors who meet regularly to share the readings.

Or reflect on Pencil Preaching.jpgPencil Preaching by Pat Marrin. Every morning Pat Marrin breaks open the Word with a pencil sketch and a short meditation.

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