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Need to know: Thursday, May 18, 2017
Cardinal Joseph Tobin, one of the U.S. hierarchy’s most visible champions for the marginalized, ripped Republicans for “inflicting cruelty on innocent people.”
Trump’s first full education budget: Deep cuts to public school programs in pursuit of school choice
Documents obtained by The Washington Post show how the president wants to spend about $400 million to expand charter schools and vouchers for private and religious schools.
Here's what could go wrong when the president visits Saudi Arabia to deliver his sermon on Islam, writes Sarah Posner.
“Not only were we able to make the President and Vice President aware that this was a priority of ours, we were pleased that they shared our concern and acted upon it,” said Johnnie Moore, an advocate for persecuted Christians.
When the world is watching, trust between a president and his spiritual advisers becomes even more fragile.
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SYDNEY (Reuters) Cardinal George Pell, who before his Vatican appointment was archbishop of Sydney, has rejected any involvement in alleged child abuse in Australia.
OBANDO, Philippines (Reuters) There was dancing in the streets of Obando town in the northern Philippines on Wednesday (May 17) as people feted patron saints they believe bring spouses, fertility and good harvests.
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