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June 14, 2017
Earthquake triggers landslides in western Guatemala

A magnitude 6.9 earthquake June 14 in western Guatemala resulted in landslides that closed the Inter-American Highway, which connects many Central American nations.

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June 9, 2017
Hispanic students express fear, uncertainty amid immigration clampdown
Countless immigrants across the country live in a climate of fear sparked by actions in the new administration, including President Donald Trump's plan to build a U.S.-Mexico wall, his executive order on immigration enforcement and several highly public raids.
 
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June 5, 2017
Trump's decision to abandon Paris climate pact called 'deeply troubling'

President Donald Trump's June 1 decision "not to honor the U.S. commitment" to the Paris climate agreement "is deeply troubling," said the chairman of the U.S. bishops' Committee on International Justice and Peace.

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May 16, 2017
Fatima brings hope for peace in suffering Venezuela, pilgrim says

Our Lady of Fatima's message of peace to a country suffering from war and persecution resonates today just as it did a century ago, a Venezuelan pilgrim said.

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May 12, 2017
Morales seeks papal intervention for Bolivian prisoners in Chile

Bolivian President Evo Morales asked Pope Francis to intervene in a case of nine Bolivians imprisoned in neighboring Chile. Morales, who hosted Pope Francis on a two-day visit to Bolivia in 2015, asked for a papal envoy to be sent to calm what he claims to be rising tensions and a miscarriage of justice.

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May 8, 2017
Puerto Rico bankruptcy: Archbishop's suggestion becomes forced reality
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April 12, 2017
Pope to formally approve canonizations, including of Fatima seers

Pope Francis and cardinals present in Rome will formally approve the canonizations of two of the children who saw Mary in Fatima, a large group of Brazilian martyrs, three child martyrs from Mexico and two priests.

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April 12, 2017
Catholic advocates urge feds to suspend deportation of mother of four

The Archdiocese of Cincinnati and a Catholic immigration advocacy group based near Washington called on the Trump administration to suspend the deportation of an Ohio woman they said is a devoted wife and mother and an "outstanding member of her church and community."

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March 28, 2017
No date yet for Blessed Romero canonization

While documentation regarding an alleged miracle attributed to the intercession of Blessed Oscar Romero is being studied at the Vatican, there is no date scheduled for his canonization, the archbishop of San Salvador, El Salvador, said.

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March 23, 2017
Vatican releases pope's schedule for Fatima visit
Celebrating the 100th anniversary of apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima, Pope Francis will lead the evening recitation of rosary and celebrate Mass on the anniversary at the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima when he visits Portugal May 12-13.
 
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