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  • Looking back at 2016, the Year of Surprises: Church in the U.S.

    Looking back at 2016, the Year of Surprises: Church in the U.S.

    • Dec 18, 2016

    In a three-part series, Crux is looking back at the Catholic highlights of 2016. In this installment on the Church in the U.S., we examine the Catholic angle on the Trump v. Clinton race, the shake-up in leadership at the U.S. bishops’ conference, and the Church’s reaction to a national scourge of gun violence.

  • Priest slammed for using dead baby as ‘political prop’

    Priest slammed for using dead baby as ‘political prop’

    • Nov 8, 2016

    After a video of him standing behind an altar with an aborted baby in an effort to support Donald Trump, Father Frank Pavone of Priests for Life has come under fire, with one Catholic official in New York saying, “It is hard for me to express in calm, measured terms, the revulsion I feel about this.”

  • No matter who wins today, Pope Francis knows how to cope

    No matter who wins today, Pope Francis knows how to cope

    • Nov 7, 2016

    No matter who wins today, Trump or Clinton, observers forecast a potentially rocky relationship with the Vatican. The good news is that would be nothing new for Pope Francis, who’s got a lifetime of experience in dealing with difficult leaders.

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