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Faith leaders decry ICE deportations, say action causes anxiety, fear

Many Catholic and other faith leaders criticized the planned ICE raids.

Love of God, love of neighbor are tied together, pope says

Praying that Catholics would understand and act on "the inseparable bond" between love of God and love of neighbor, Pope Francis again appealed for a solution to the crisis in Venezuela.

Bishop Christian dies; recalled as 'wonderful' bishop, 'spiritual guide'

San Francisco Auxiliary Bishop Robert Christian, rector-president of St. Patrick Seminary and University in Menlo Park, died in his sleep July 11. He was 70.

Brownback wants religious freedom summit to spark 'global grassroots movement'

The U.S. ambassador on religious freedom issues defended the State Department's second summit on global religious liberty against critics who say the first summit failed to accomplish much.

Copy Desk Daily, July 15, 2019

NCR Today: The Copy Desk Daily highlights the news and opinion that's crossed copy editors' desks, on its way to readers.

To overtake Senate, Democrats should focus on kitchen table issues

Distinctly Catholic: More than anything else, Democrats have to rid themselves of the condescending tone they sometimes adopt when speaking about working class voters and their concerns. Otherwise, their chances of winning the Senate — and of defeating Trump — grow dimmer and dimmer.

In Amazon towns, church workers help indigenous keep languages alive

Jesuit missionaries in Guyana are sponsoring a two-year pilot bilingual education program.

God hears the cry of the poor

Pencil Preaching for Monday, July 15, 2019

Who is my neighbor?

Pencil Preaching for Sunday, July 14, 2019

In Guyana's Rupununi region, young people feel lure of city lifestyle

Edwina Tancredo last saw her 17-year-old son more than a year ago, when he and some friends left the village of Hiowa to seek work in a mine.