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The parish roundup from our Field Hospital series: Expanding services to migrants in Texas; Mobile Loaves and Fishes

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Vietnamese Catholic blogger sentenced to 10 years in prison

Q & A with Chinese Sr. Ma Suling: A religious congregation reborn, the story of the Sisters of St. Therese of the Little Flower.

Sr. Joyce Meyer writes, "One thing I love about my work at Global Sisters Report is meeting sisters who live and minister on the margins. This struck me forcefully on a recent visit to Fiji.

This week, we celebrate the first anniversary of the launch of our podcast, NCR in Conversation. Catch the latest episode here.

You might have missed this yesterday: NPR Tweeted Declaration Of Independence, And Trump Supporters Flipped Out

President Trump promises support to military, evangelicals at Fourth of July event

President Trump is making his second trip to Europe for the G-20 meeting this week.

Meanwhile, back home:

A number of significant policy changes enacted by the Trump administration fall out of line with the views held by the majority of Americans, according to multiple recent polls. (Video ad and news at top of this story)

Have you been reading about this? Schools rethink meal-debt policies that humiliate kids ​— Public school districts across the United States rethink how they cope with unpaid student lunch debts.

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