Indianapolis archdiocese resettles family from Syria, defying governor

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Then U.S. Representative Mike Pence arrives for a news conference  at the Capitol in Washington, D.C., on December 2, 2010. Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Then U.S. Representative Mike Pence arrives for a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, D.C., on December 2, 2010. Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst *Editors: This photo may only be republished with RNS-INDIANA-GOP, originally transmitted on March 31, 2015.

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Helping people flee violence is an "essential part of our identity as Catholic Christians and we will continue this life-saving tradition," the Catholic Church in Indianapolis said.