Encounter 2017 gathering in NYC blends talks, music, spirituality

Posted by - January 6, 2017

NEW YORK (CNS) — Members of the Catholic lay ecclesial movement Communion and Liberation are gearing up for their annual gathering in New York City, a three-day event featuring lectures, music and socializing. Labeled a “cultural event,” the free gathering takes place Jan. 13-15 in New York City and features talks by scientists, writers, economists

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Catholic organizations, faith groups glad to see end of Muslim registry

Posted by - January 6, 2017

By Rhina Guidos, Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — Catholic organizations and other faith groups say they are happy with the Obama administration’s last-minute decision to end a type of national Muslim registry. The National Security Exit-Entry Registration System, known as NSEERS, began under the George W. Bush administration following the 9/11 attacks and asked

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