WASHINGTON – U.S. House passage of the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act, making the 41-year-old Hyde Amendment permanent, puts the country "one step closer to getting the federal government out of the business of paying for abortion once and for all," said the president of National Right to Life.

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U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive orders advancing the construction of pipelines are drawing condemnation from the Native American and religious groups that have opposed them.

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REYNOSA, Mexico – Priests in factory towns say they're hearing concerns from parishioners as U.S. President Donald Trump demands companies stop investing into Mexico and start returning jobs north of the border.

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WASHINGTON – On Monday, U.S. President Donald Trump reinstated the Mexico City Policy, an international pro-life regulation that is generally seen as an indicator of an incoming president’s views on abortion.

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WASHINGTON – President Donald J. Trump told the nation in his inaugural address that it need not fear in the days ahead.

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WASHINGTON – The inauguration parade route was an unexpectedly strange place for Suzzett and David Faby to find themselves in as they headed to celebrate Donald Trump, the man the Catholic couple voted for in the 2016 presidential election.

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WASHINGTON – Baraa Ktiri didn't support Donald Trump for president and recoiled at the anti-Muslim bigotry she heard from his campaign.

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WASHINGTON – Words of congratulations as well as caution emerged from political and religious leaders as President Donald J. Trump was inaugurated Jan. 20, including Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

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VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis sent best wishes and prayers to incoming President Donald J. Trump shortly after he took the oath of office.

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LOS ANGELES – On the eve of Donald Trump's inauguration as U.S. president, Los Angeles Archbishop Jose H. Gomez renewed the call to recognize the humanity of immigrants at a Vatican-sponsored migration conference at the University of California in Los Angeles.

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First came the Year of Mercy, followed by the U.S. election and now the inauguration of Donald Trump as president. It’s as if, in encouraging mercy, Pope Francis anticipated this Trumpian age before any of us saw it coming.

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As Donald Trump takes the reins of the United States’ presidency, Canadian scholars and politicians are wondering how faith and politics will get along in a world where right-wing, anti-immigrant, anti-trade policies appear to be on the rise.

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WASHINGTON – New York Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan said the Scripture passage he chose to read at the Jan. 20 inauguration of Donald J. Trump as president – Wisdom chapter 9 in which King Solomon prays for wisdom to lead Israel according to God's will – was an easy one to make.

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VATICAN CITY – Ken Hackett is preparing to wrap up his term as U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See as Donald Trump's presidential inauguration looms next week.

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WASHINGTON – New York's Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan will take part in the upcoming presidential inauguration of Republican Donald Trump.

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