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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.

President Trump indicates stance on abortion, restores pro-life Mexico City Policy

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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.

'We must wait and see,' Pope says of President Trump

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VATICAN CITY – As President Donald Trump was being sworn in, Pope Francis told an interviewer it would be "reckless" to pass judgment on the new president before he had a chance to do anything.

Though snubbed by Women's March, pro-life groups still participate

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WASHINGTON – After being removed from a list of partner organizations for the Women's March on Washington, members of a pro-life group based in Texas decided they still would take to the streets Jan. 21 to take part in the historic and massive event. And they said it was a good decision.

Eggs and anti-Catholicism hurled at churchgoers in Scotland

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EDINBURGH, Scotland – A 12 year-old boy has been charged with threatening and abusive behaviour following an incident on Tuesday at a Catholic Church in Scotland.

After performing 6,000 exorcisms, this priest says the devil fears him

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MEXICO CITY, Mexico – Fr. Francisco Lopez Sedano is an 80-year-old Mexican exorcist. In the past 40 years of service, he has conducted at least 6,000 exorcisms.

Vatican policy promotes access to Jerusalem, self-determination for all

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VATICAN CITY – The Vatican's hopes for a peace-filled world and its defence of the right to religious freedom have supported its consistent position on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict for 70 years.

'We will be protected by God,' Trump declares in inaugural address

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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.

Protesters take to streets of downtown Washington on Inauguration Day

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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.

In a hijab at the inauguration, Muslim woman says: Here I am

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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.

Trump receives congratulations, caution from Trudeau and other political, religious leaders

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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.