(Reuters) Trump also said that in implementing his call for a temporary ban on Muslims immigrating to the country, he would institute "extreme vetting" and develop a new screening test to try to catch people who intend to do harm to the United States.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Across the country, Olympic athletes are celebrated as champions and churches have installed TV screens for members of the public to follow the games.
(Reuters) The cities of Cannes and Villeneuve-Loubet also have banned the burkini, arguing that the garment, which leaves only the face, hands and feet exposed, defies French laws on secularism.
ROME (RNS) News of the day trips for about 100 indigent Romans comes as the pontiff warns against the Catholic Church becoming too 'bureaucratic.'
SAN NICOLAS DE LOS ARROYOS, Argentina (RNS) Once a month, thousands of devout Catholics descend on this city, where an uneducated resident said she began seeing visions of the Virgin Mary on Sept. 25, 1983.
NEW YORK (RNS) But police still did not have a clear motive even as the murders have become a flashpoint in the national debate over anti-Islamic rhetoric.
(RNS) 'All I can say is all glory to God. ... I'm just so blessed,' Manuel told reporters after tying for a gold medal in the 100-meter freestyle swim.
ROME (RNS) The surprise visit with 20 women rescued from sexual slavery was another sign of the pontiff's strong stance against human trafficking.
(RNS) For all the Olympic medals and world records, Felix's goal still is the same: 'to be more Christ-like each and every day.'
(RNS) The heavy lifter from Shreveport, La., lists three names for God as the most influential people in his life.
(RNS) Security is being beefed up as thousands of pilgrims flock to a Marian shrine in southwest France. Why Lourdes and what is the Assumption?
RIO DE JANEIRO (RNS) The IOC found itself facing heavy criticism for failing to consider the possibility that some Brazilian competitors could be Candomble and Umbanda adherents and in need of pastoral support.
(RNS) In a speech focused on faith and his fights for civil rights, the Virginia senator made a point of differentiating himself from the Republican nominee for president.
(RNS) Gardner's faith in God is the source of her confidence.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The pontiff's gesture was another pointed challenge to sentiment in the West against welcoming refugees from the war-torn region.