Over at Religion & Politics, Amy Frykholm examines Hillary Clinton's efforts to reach out to religious groups in conducting foreign diplomacy during her tenure as Secretary of State. Does anyone else find it curious that this aspect of her tenure, especially her 2011 "Strategic Dialogue with Civil Society," does not get much of a mention from those who are constantly criticizing the Obama administration supposed desire to eliminate civil society, a conservative meme that is regularly repeated on Fox and other media outlets aligned with the right?
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- Talk of Latinos' potential political clout dominates La Raza gathering
- Editorial: Pope Francis' exhortation to walk on the margins makes us squirm
- Philippine church takes lead on Francis' environmental encyclical
- Special Section Preview: Social Justice
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by Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service The Francis Chronicles
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