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103,400 refugees flee Syria in a month as humanitarian crisis deteriorates

Election 2012 -- Obama Plan Pares Deficit as Romney Pledges End Without the Means

Election 2012 -- What to watch at the Democratic convention Tuesday

Election 2012 -- Robert George in the Wall Street Journal: Cardinal Dolan Goes to Charlotte The cardinal's presence confounds efforts by the abortion-rights and gay-marriage movements to stigmatize and marginalize those who refuse to fall into line.

Election 2012 -- U.S. Catholic Bishops Side With Dems, Not GOP, on Main Issues of 2012 By Julie Leininger Pycior

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Plan for Catholic Church Makes Waves in Bahrain The uproar reflects the widening influence and confidence of hardline Sunni groups, who have been a key support for the monarchy as it faces a wave of protests led by Shiites demanding greater political rights.

Seattle Catholic school pins hopes on charter-style changes

Tretnon and Camden, N.J. -- Catholic schools adapting to change

Britian -- Guilty verdict for three Catholic peace activists Had challenged the UK's nuclear weapons policy,

Rembering Martini: Italy mourns cardinal who said Catholic church was 200 years out of date

35 years later, Voyager 1 is heading for the stars

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