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Catholic panel addresses need to find common ground with Trump administration

Catholic panelists gathered to discuss "Faithful Priorities in a Time of Trump" said it is difficult to get over some of the words the president-elect said during the campaign -- and even before he was a candidate.

A sign stands on a private property near the U.S.-Mexico border fence in Jacumba, Calif. Despite the apprehension over policies that could be enacted by a Republican-led Congress acting in accord with a Republican president in Donald Trump, the U.S. Catholic bishops remain hopeful that  an immigration reform bill will pass. (CNS photo/Mike Blake, Reuters)

Bishops still have hope Congress will pass immigration reform

Despite the apprehension over policies that could be enacted by a Republican-led Congress acting in accord with a Republican president in Donald Trump, the U.S. Catholic bishops remain hopeful that Congress will pass an immigration reform bill.

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Catholic News Service

Dr. Anas Safadi, a cardiologist with the Syrian American Medical Society, checks his Syrian refugee patient Jan. 11 at Gardens Hospital in Amman, Jordan, after performing free heart catheter surgery the previous day. (CNS photo/Scott R. Carey)

U.S. doctors, nurses treat Syrian refugees for free in Jordan

American doctors and nurses on a medical mission to Jordan are performing badly needed surgeries and other medical treatment free of charge to thousands of Syrian refugees who can no longer afford basic health care.

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Catholic News Service

A World Youth Day pilgrim becomes emotional as a priest hears her confession in 2016 at Sacred  Heart Church in Krakow, Poland. As the Catholic Church prepares for a meeting of the Synod of Bishops focused on youth, the pope wrote a letter to young people saying the church wants "to listen to your voice, your sensitivities and your faith, even your doubts and your criticism." (CNS photo/Bob Roller)

Upcoming synod needs young people’s voices, pope says

Pope Francis has asked young people to tell him, their bishops and pastors about their hopes and struggles and even their criticisms.

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Catholic News Service

Andrew Garfield stars as Father Sebastian Rodrigues in a scene from the movie "Silence." Garfield underwent the spiritual exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus, as part of his preparation for playing a Jesuit priest in Martin Scorsese's new film. (CNS photo/Paramount)

Actor did St. Ignatius’ spiritual exercises to prepare for priest role

Actor Andrew Garfield underwent the spiritual exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus, as part of his preparation for playing a Jesuit priest in Martin Scorsese's new film, "Silence."

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Catholic News Service

Villagers embrace in 2014 on the grounds of the Monastery of Boy Rabe in Bangui, Central African Republic. (CNS photo/Catianne Tijerina for Catholic Relief Services)

Peacebuilding partnership helps Central Africans heal after conflict

Blindfolds secured tightly, more than a dozen men and women are led by their partners around leafy plants and trees in the compound of an international charity.

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Catholic News Service

Police lead suspected shooter Dylann Roof into the courthouse in 2015 in Shelby, N.C. Jurors unanimously agreed to sentence Roof to death for killing nine black churchgoers in 2015 at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C. (CNS photo/Jason Miczek, Reuters)

Bishop opposes death sentence for man convicted of killing churchgoers

Jurors unanimously agreed to sentence Dylann Roof to death for killing nine black churchgoers.

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Catholic News Service

Young adults pray during a Mass during the Jan. 3-7 biennial SEEK conference at San Antonio's Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. The event was designed to bring evangelization efforts to college campuses. (CNS photo/courtesy FOCUS)

SEEK 2017 inspires college students to evangelize at home campuses

In need of reigniting the fire for his Catholic faith, Jeremy Martins found the flame he needed during SEEK 2017.

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Catholic News Service

Firemen and ambulances wait outside Fort Lauderdale's airport in Florida Jan. 7, after a gunman opened fire killing at least five people and injuring eight more. Olga Woltering of Transfiguration Catholic Church in Marietta, Ga., was one of the victims killed in the shooting. (CNS photo/Giorgio Viera, EPA)

Georgia woman killed by gunman at Florida airport was parish stalwart

Olga Woltering, a bedrock member of her parish and the Atlanta Cursillo movement and beloved to her family and many friends, was among five people killed in the Jan. 6 shooting at a Florida airport.

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Catholic News Service

Franciscan Father Michael Scanlan, retired president of Franciscan University in Steubenville, Ohio, died Jan. 7 after a long illness. He is pictured in a 2009 photo. (CNS photo/Kevin R. Cooke, Franciscan University)

Father Scanlan, college and church leader, dies at age 85

Franciscan Father Michael Scanlan, whose name is almost synonymous with the Franciscan University of Steubenville, died Jan. 7 at Garvey Manor, a Catholic nursing home in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, after a long illness.

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Catholic News Service