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A vendor sells #MeToo badges Nov. 12 during a protest march for survivors of sexual assault in Los Angeles. The wave of accusations of sexual harassment, misconduct and assault from Hollywood to Capitol Hill and many places in between in recent months has been described as a revolution, a moment and a time for national reckoning. (CNS photo/Lucy Nicholson, Reuters)

In #MeToo movement Catholic Church can play role in discussion, healing

The wave of accusations of sexual harassment, misconduct and assault from Hollywood to Capitol Hill and many places in between in recent months has been described as a revolution, a moment and a time for national reckoning.

Indigenous woman pass riot police standing guard on the the city square of San Juan Chamula, Mexico, in late July. (CNS photo/Rene Arauxo, EPA)

‘Enough with the deaths’: Mexican clergy reiterate Chiapas is in crisis

Clergy in southern Chiapas reiterated warnings of an escalating humanitarian crisis as a land dispute has driven some 5,000 indigenous Tzotzil from their communities and into the mountains to survive in cold and squalid conditions.

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Head Coach Paul Chryst of Wisconsin Badger football and the team captains gather around Msgr. Michael Burke, better known as Father Mike, during a Nov. 15 practice at Camp Randall Field in Madison, Wis. (CNS photo/Mary C. Uhler, Catholic Herald)

Chaplain says 40 years with bowl-bound Badgers ‘a wonderful experience’

When the Wisconsin Badgers' football team travels to the Orange Bowl to play Miami Dec. 30, the players will take a 12-1 record with them -- one of the best in team history.

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Catholic and Orthodox church leaders and 2,000 of their parishioners in Amman, Jordan, hold a silent candlelight march Dec. 13. The event marked their rejection of the recent decision by President Trump to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and to move the U.S. embassy there. (CNS photo/courtesy Catholic Center for Studies and Media)

Lebanon’s religious oppose Trump’s Jerusalem move; Jordanians march

Lebanon's Christian and Muslim leaders denounced the "unjust" decision of U.S. President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and demanded that it be reversed.

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John Boyega and Gwendoline Christie star in a scene from the movie "Star Wars: The Last Jedi." The Catholic News Service classification is A-II -- adults and adolescents. The Motion Picture Association of America rating is PG-13 -- parents strongly cautioned. Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. (CNS photo/Disney)

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Despite the high price of a movie ticket these days, patrons are unlikely to come away from a showing of the engrossing sci-fi epic "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" (Disney) feeling shortchanged.

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Firefighters battle a massive wildfire Dec. 10 near Ojai, Calif. (CNS photo/Gene Blevins, Reuters)

Friars in historic California mission briefly evacuate after fire fears

Franciscan friars from a historic mission were among the thousands of residents who evacuated, seeking shelter during a spate of wildfires that threatened California in December.

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Luigj Mila, general secretary of Albania's Justice and Peace Commission, poses for a photo Dec. 5 at the former Spac prison in Spac, Albania. (CNS photo/Oscar Durand)

In Albania, Franciscans work to heal past wounds through remembrance

Although empty for almost 30 years, the walls of the Spac prison in Albania still show evidence of the horrors that took place there.

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Pope Francis swings a censer in front of an image of Our Lady of Guadalupe as he celebrates Mass Dec. 12 marking her feast day in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican. (CNS photo/Fabio Frustaci, EPA)

Pope: Guadalupe feast shows Mary’s closeness to those on margins

The appearance of Our Lady of Guadalupe, which mirrored that of the indigenous people of the time, is a sign of Mary's closeness to those who are marginalized, Pope Francis said.

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A religious sister is seen comforting a sick woman in 2016 at Snehadam Old Age Home in Gurgaon, India. (CNS photo/courtesy John E. Kozar, CNEWA)

Christian vocation is to serve life, health, pope says in message

The Catholic Church's care for the sick, especially through Catholic-run hospitals, is an antidote to "the business mentality that is seeking worldwide to turn health care into a profit-making enterprise," Pope Francis said.

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A girl portrays Our Lady of Guadalupe during the annual "Honor Your Mother" event sponsored by the Diocese of Phoenix Dec. 2 in the streets of downtown Phoenix. Our Lady of Guadalupe's feast day is celebrated Dec. 12. (CNS/Billy Hardiman, The Catholic Sun)

‘Honor Your Mother’ Guadalupe celebration sparks joy in downtown Phoenix

The streets of downtown Phoenix came alive with a spectacle of swirling colors and vibrant faith as hundreds of Catholics gathered for the annual "Honor Your Mother" event that celebrates Our Lady of Guadalupe, patroness of the Diocese of Phoenix.

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