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Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida, and Vice President Mike Pence listen to Maria Eugenia Tovar Aug. 23 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Doral, Florida, as she holds a picture of her daughter who was killed in 2014 during a protest in Venezuela.
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida, and Vice President Mike Pence listen to Maria Eugenia Tovar Aug. 23 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Doral, Florida, as she holds a picture of her daughter who was killed in 2014 during a protest in Venezuela. Pence met with members of the Venezuelan exile community, recent Venezuelan migrants, other local leaders and officials about the continuing devastation and unrest in in the country. (CNS/Reuters/Joe Skipper)

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And they seem to be finding their way on another: US bishops announce Ad Hoc Committee Against Racism

The bishops in the Philippines are having their own troubles with their government's policies: President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs has turned the Caloocan Diocese into a "killing field," Bishop Virgilio David has said.

And then there's our president:

Oh, and don't forget about this probe: U.S. Probe Finds Another Email Trying to Connect Trump Officials, Putin: CNN

A year ago two Catholic women religious were murdered in Mississippi: Survivors of sisters killed in Mississippi continue duo's 'ministry of presence'

A very good summary of the state of this issue in the USA today: Across the nation, priest sexual abuse cases haunt Catholic parishes (Includes a well done video about the situation in Guam.)

Highly recommended: A young woman reflects on her year of service in Thailand: The pages written during a year in Thailand


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