Analysis: The End of Foreign Aid As We Know It Trump budget would gut development assistance and fold USAID into State.
Pope Francis gives a surprise TED Talk, calls for a ‘revolution of tenderness’
News from Rome Today:
- Council of Cardinals speaks about decentralizing authority in the church
- Knights of Malta leaders recommend election of temporary head of order
- Francis faces political, religious land mines on Egypt trip
Michael Sean Winters writes about the "abortion litmus test," and says Democrats are sliding back into culture-war politics
We say: Charlottesville reveals the weeping wound of racism. What do we, the American Catholic faith community, do next? Read the editorial.
Salt Lake City, Utah -- Learn your religion, new bishop urges Utah Catholics in rare pastoral letter Barely a month after Oscar A. Solis was installed as Salt Lake City's 10th Catholic bishop, the gregarious Filipino prelate issued an inaugural challenge to his flock: Get out of your comfort zone, learn your own religion, spread the good news of the Christian gospel and lift those in need.
Marseille, France -- Q & A with Sr. Colette Hamza, building bridges between Christians and Muslims
Tucson, Arizona -- Bishop Gerald F. Kicanas of Tucson celebrates 50 years of priesthood
Republicans in Congress push Trump for religious liberty executive order
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