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Spiritual, not monetary, success defines America, Trump says

President Donald Trump at National Prayer Breakfast: "America is a nation of believers," Trump said. "In towns across the land, we see what we so easily forget: The quality of our lives is not defined by our material success but by our spiritual success. I speak that as someone who has had great material success and who knows many people who have had great material success. ... Some of them are very miserable, miserable people."

Bishop Vasquez: Trump moves will 'tear families apart,' harm communities

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Bishop Joe S. Vasquez of Austin, Texas, the chairman of the U.S. bishops' Committee on Migration, criticized President Donald Trump's executive memorandum to construct a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, saying it would "put immigrant lives needlessly in harm's way." Vasquez also criticized Trump's memorandum on a surge in immigrant detention and deportation forces, saying it would "tear families apart and spark fear and panic in communities."

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