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  • Deportation feared as program protecting parents of citizen children ends

    Deportation feared as program protecting parents of citizen children ends

    “DAPA gave many hope when it was announced, and today families are living in very real fear of family separation,” Ashley Feasley, director of policy for the USCCB’s Migration and Refugee Services, said. “The bishops will work with Congress to find a solution for the 4 million hardworking parents of U.S. citizens and (legal permanent residents) but continue to urge this administration to use its discretion to stop tearing apart families.”

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  • Bishop says secular Danes like Francis enough to ‘forgive him’ for being Catholic

    Bishop says secular Danes like Francis enough to ‘forgive him’ for being Catholic

    Denmark, like other Nordic countries, is considered to be one of the most thoroughly secular cultures on earth, which means that traditional Catholic teaching on issues such as abortion, women priests and gay marriage often generates reactions ranging from incomprehension to hostility. Such is Pope Francis’s popularity, however, that Bishop Czeslaw Kozon says most Danes “forgive him” for upholding those positions.

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  • As Merkel calls on Pope Francis, is a partnership in the works?

    As Merkel calls on Pope Francis, is a partnership in the works?

    Popes generally work hard to have good relations with politicians of all stripes, but when they find one of consequence with whom they have a special rapport, history can change. Looking around the global stage today, the best candidate for such a partner of Pope Francis may well be Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, who’s coming calling on the pontiff on Saturday.

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