New Trump deportation rules allow far more expulsions. "Documents released on Tuesday by the Department of Homeland Security," according to The New York Times, "revealed the broad scope of the president’s ambitions: to publicize crimes by undocumented immigrants; strip such immigrants of privacy protections; enlist local police officers as enforcers; erect new detention facilities; discourage asylum seekers; and, ultimately, speed up deportations."
Trump's America will be on display at CPAC Conference. Populists and nationalists are new forces causing strains within the conservative movement and its annual gathering.
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Europe's bishops still at odds over how to apply teaching of Amoris Laetitia: Pastoral approach or sticking to 'perfect ideal of Catholic marriage'?
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Opinion: El Salvador's proposal to increase jail sentences of women seeking abortion must be rejected. On Monday, debate began on a proposal to increase that punishment to 30 to 50 years, the highest penalty allowed under Salvadoran law. Under this law, which was introduced in July by ARENA party Representative Ricardo Andrés Velásquez Parker, a 13-year-old girl who is raped and seeks an abortion could face 50 years in prison, while her rapist, if even prosecuted, would face a maximum of 10.
In Australia: Bishop's testimony reads like an NCR editorial
Martin E. Marty: Sacred sites violated
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