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‘Love Raises Us Up!’ Pope Francis Tells Georgian Orthodox

The Holy Father is visiting Georgia and Azerbaijan in the final leg of his visit to the nations of the Caucasus region.

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EWTN News Launches New Rome Office

The new office is on the Via Della Conciliazione in the shadow of St. Peter’s Basilica, the dome of which is visible from the building’s rooftop terrace.

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SDG Reviews ‘Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children’

Tim Burton does what he does with a too-familiar tale of curiously gifted or cursed children living apart from the world — and fighting seriously scary monsters.

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Pope Francis Arrives in Georgia, Brings Message of Peace and Justice

The Holy Father spoke to members of the diplomatic corps and civic leaders after having a private meeting with Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili on Sept. 30.

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Notre Dame to NCAA: Play Sports, Not Politics

Universities, not athletic conferences, should set policies on social and moral issues of the day, argues Holy Cross Father John Jenkins, Notre Dame’s president.

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SDG Reviews ‘Deepwater Horizon’

Catholic actor Mark Wahlberg leads a strong cast in a harrowing dramatization of the 2010 drilling-rig disaster that killed 11 workers and caused the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history.

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Report From Erbil: Christian Refugees’ Faith Endures, Amidst a Sea of Troubles

Register Rome correspondent Edward Pentin describes the hardships and hopes of Middle-Eastern Christians who have lived there since being uprooted from their homes by the Islamic State.

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There Are No ‘Minority’ Voters in the US

COMMENTARY: The selective use of the word ‘minorities’ can perpetuate negative stereotypes and is contradicted by what it means to be an American citizen.

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Diversity, Pluralism, Multiculturalism!?

COMMENTARY: We don’t have very much clarity on what these terms really mean, not just by definition, but in actual practice. During an intense election cycle, lack of clarity is a problem.

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USCCB President Calls ‘Amoris Laetitia’ ‘a Tremendous Gift’

For Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, the apostolic exhortation offered ‘a wealth of encouragement.’ His comments were in conjunction with a U.S. bishops’ report, which praised the document’s ‘hopeful, positive tone about marriage.’

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Trump and Clinton Bring Paid Leave and Child Care to Presidential Agendas

Both candidates have offered competing proposals in one area that agrees with Church social teaching.

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Pope Francis: Memory of Shimon Peres Should Inspire Peace Efforts

‘I hope that his memory and many years of service will inspire us all to work with ever greater urgency for peace and reconciliation between peoples,’ the Holy Father wrote in a Sept. 28 telegram of condolence to Israel.

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