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Cardinal Theodore McCarrick – cuddles

June 22, 2018

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https://onepeterfive.com/cardinal-mccarrick-removed-from-ministry-after-credible-allegations-of-abuse/ Steve Skojec June 20, 2018 Back then, I received a tip from a priest who had gone on his own dime to Rome, along with a group of prominent US Catholic laymen, to meet with an official for the Roman Curial congregation that names bishops. It had been rumored at the time that Theodore […]

U.S. bishops, Iranian ayatollahs hold dialogue on nuclear arms

June 22, 2018

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May 15, 2014 by Patricia Zapor, Catholic News Service World Justice From left: Seyyed Mahmoud, U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, Bishop Richard Pates, Bishop Denis Madden, and Stephen Colecchi meet in March at the Ayatollah Marashi Najafi Library in Qom, Iran. (CNS/Courtesy Stephen M. Colecchi) Washington — Quietly, a small group of U.S. Catholic bishops and […]

Immigrant advocates say immigration enforcement worse under Obama

June 22, 2018

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Prominent immigrant advocates launched their most sharply worded public critique yet of the Obama administration’s immigration policy. By Marcelo Ballve / New America Media March 8, 2010, 3:00 PM GMT Prominent immigrant advocates launched their most sharply worded public critique yet of the Obama administration’s immigration policy. Advocates who spoke at today’s press conference in […]

US to aid unaccompanied children arriving from Mexico: Obama

June 22, 2018

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https://www.alternet.org/progressive-wire/us-aid-unaccompanied-children-arriving-mexico-obama President Barack Obama on Monday said his administration would provide special assistance to children arriving to the US alone after making the treacherous overland journey from Mexico. In response to what he called an “urgent humanitarian situation,” Obama ordered federal departments to coordinate relief for the unaccompanied children, including medical care, housing and efforts […]

More than 72,000 Parents Cruelly Ripped Away from Children by U.S. Immigration

June 22, 2018

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Separated from parents, some of the children end up in foster care. By Janet Allon / AlterNet June 26, 2014, 4:13 AM GMT Recent stories about the surge of unaccompanied children trying to cross the U.S. border only tell one part of the sad immigration story. Washington’s cruel immigration politices are separating tens of thousands […]

Groups Are Appealing to the U.N. to Shut Down Obama’s Immigrant Prisons for Mothers and Children

June 22, 2018

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Human rights organizations say ‘family detention centers’ violate international conventions. By Sarah Lazare / AlterNet October 26, 2016, 3:32 PM GMT Frustrated with the Obama administration’s inaction, 60 human rights organizations are now calling on the United Nations to intervene against the U.S. government’s policy of incarcerating children with their mother in family immigrant detention […]

Seeking higher office: Marijuana found growing near lawmakers’ building in central Tokyo

June 22, 2018

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by Tomohiro Osaki Staff Writer https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2018/06/22/national/rare-case-marijuana-found-growing-near-lawmakers-building-central-tokyo/ In a nation governed by one of the world’s most draconian anti-cannabis laws, it’s rare enough to stumble upon marijuana plants thriving on the side of a road. Imagine the surprise, then, when a crop of marijuana was found earlier this week in what is perhaps one of the […]

herpesviruses may play a role in Alzheimer’s

June 22, 2018

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http://www.iran-daily.com/News/217058.html?catid=13&title=Herpesvirus-may-contribute-to-Alzheimer-s-development News ID: 217058 Published: 0442 GMT June 22, 2018 Certain species of herpesviruses may play a role in Alzheimer’s disease according to a study of brain samples from people with and without the disease. Researchers made the discovery after examining data from brain banks and cohort studies that are part of the Accelerating Medicines […]

How does one cope with feeling like a very ordinary and unexceptional Catholic?

June 22, 2018

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Katrina Fernandez | Jun 22, 2018 https://aleteia.org/2018/06/22/how-does-one-cope-with-feeling-like-a-very-ordinary-and-unexceptional-catholic/ The problem with always wanting to do better and be better is that we never come to appreciate where we actually are. Every now and then I get an email from a reader that strikes a certain kinship. Recently I received one such email from a mother who […]

When Pot is legal – In age of Trump, evangelicals back self-styled top U.S. pimp

June 22, 2018

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Tim Reid https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-religion-brothels/in-age-of-trump-evangelicals-back-self-styled-top-u-s-pimp-idUSKBN1JI1A9   PAHRUMP, Nev. (Reuters) – He styles himself as America’s best-known pimp, a strip-club owner who runs multiple brothels and looks set to win a seat as a Republican in the Nevada legislature with the blessing of many conservative Christian voters. Meet Dennis Hof, whose political rise reflects fundamental changes in electoral […]