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Biden's gun panel meets with faith leaders

Biden: Obama exploring executive orders to combat gun violence

Biden, NRA to meet

Opinion: A third way in gun debate We have to move away from the divisive "guns or no guns" debate to avert a cycle of senseless violence. By Richard Seifman

Expectations high for first Hindu member of Congress

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Don't Worry! Obama is not building a 'Catholic Military Complex.' Chuck Hagel is an Episcopalian, not Catholic

Chuck Hagel's Evolution on Gay Rights Is Tearing the Log Cabin Republicans Apart

As Hagel Fight Begins, Wide Partisan Differences in Support for Israel

Catholic Diocese of Las Cruces to announce new bishop. Bishop Ricardo Ramírez will introduce his successor at 10 a.m., on Thursday.

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Pencil Preaching is blog that Celebration editor Pat Marrin combines scripture and sketching to reflect on the word.

Daily Bread is a series short reflections, written by four authors who meet regularly to share the readings. Daily Bread is intended to help daily preachers and others who pray from the assigned scriptures each day to orient themselves to the Living Word addressed to the church in the world. It's a great way to begin the day.


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