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January 19, 2021
January 19, 2021
Donald Trump did not just tighten immigration policies; he hired Stephen Miller to use cruelty as a policy of deterrence. He did not just condescend to women; he insulted them and mocked their physical appearance. He did not just ridicule his opponents; he clearly enjoyed doing so. Over and over, he demonstrated that he did not just consider political opponents to be opponents, but as enemies to be crushed.
January 19, 2021
This is, by all the appearances, the hour of the Catholic Never-Trumper. But appearances can be deceiving. For all the ignominy of Trump’s bitter end, Catholics were right to vote for him. In fact, the Catholic Church will soon come to miss Donald Trump. Here are five reasons why.
January 19, 2021
In a letter dated Jan. 19, Archbishop Stanisław Gądecki, president of the Polish bishops’ conference, urged Cardinal Vincent Nichols “to undertake steps towards saving the life of our compatriot.”
January 19, 2021
"For the love of God, send us oxygen" demand Bishops as Brazil's national health service quakes under the pressure of the new COVID-19 strain
January 19, 2021
As Christian Unity week begins, Cardinal appeals for peace in strife stricken Myanmar
January 19, 2021
Holy See abandons extradition request for Italian woman thought to have embezzled €575,000 of church funds
January 19, 2021
Nigeria is about evenly divided: a little more than half the country’s 206 million people are Muslim, a little fewer than half are Christian. In the northern part of the country, Islam stands as the dominant faith, while Christianity stands in the South – but most of the killings take place in Nigeria’s Middle Belt, where the halves of the country meet. While religion was not originally an issue linked to conflict in Nigeria, it has risen to the fore.
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