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Gary Diocese's first synod hopes to 'move the mission of the church'

Column: Fr. Bernie Survil has led a life dedicated to peace

Column: Don't overinterpret the outcome of Georgia's special election today

Chaldeans protest ICE detentions outside federal building in Detroit

Trump in announcement on Cuba policy unclear about changes he'll make

Religious and indigenous leaders seek to save rainforests

Pope will visit Chile, Peru in January, Vatican announces

ICYMI: Maryknoll Sr. Melinda Roper celebrates life in Central America

Sisters express cautious hope for immigrants as Trump administration continues 'Dreamers' program

GSR Today: An invitation to the Web of Life

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Israel goodwill Ramadan efforts cut after Palestinian attack

Indiana Christian school at center of LGBT voucher debate

Hours after Trump's travel ban took effect, someone burned down a small-town Texas mosque. Since then, the mosque has drawn $1 million in donations and countless rosy headlines — so why are its members still terrified?

9/11 Memorial designer to create church shooting memorial

Hiding Christians in the Basement: Fear and Heroism in a Philippine War Zone

Settlement tours: a new frontline in Israel's ideological conflict

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