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Pope Francis Launches Commission to Tackle Sex Abuse
Originally Posted: 12/05/2013 - 4:33pm | Type: Blog

Pope Francis is creating a special commission to deal with the clergy sexual abuse crisis on a global scale, a step that comes amid growing criticism that Francis had not given sufficient attention to the scan ...

Pope Francis Holds ‘Encouraging’ Reform Talks with Cardinals
Originally Posted: 10/02/2013 - 2:34pm | Type: Blog

The special committee of eight cardinals created by Pope Francis with the goal of dramatically reforming the Vatican’s governance got off to an “encouraging” start, the Vatican’s chief spokesman said Wednesday ...

Pope Francis Fires Warning Shot at Church’s ‘Top-Down’ Bureaucracy
Originally Posted: 10/01/2013 - 4:26pm | Type: Blog

Pope Francis has once again given a startlingly candid interview that reinforces his vision of a Catholic Church that engages the world and helps the poor rather than pursuing culture wars, and one “that is no ...

Immigration Deal Would Double Size of Border Patrol
Originally Posted: 06/20/2013 - 2:59pm | Type: Blog

In an attempt to attract conservative voters, undecided senators, and Republicans, talks of doubling border patrol security is in the works. In an attempt to attract conservative ...

Gang of 8 Defends Guest Worker Plan
Originally Posted: 05/14/2013 - 11:38am | Type: Blog

The Gang of Eight will work this week to stop amendments to the guest work portion of the immigration bill. The Gang of Eight is banding together across party lines to fend off a ...

Four Additional Hurdles for Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 05/06/2013 - 3:33pm | Type: Blog

Now that the Senate's Gang of Eight has published its immigration proposal, TIME has put together four hurdles to the bill becoming law. Now that the Senate's Gang of E ...

(VIDEO) Evangelicals Take Immigration Reform to Hill: Say Amnesty v. Deportation a 'False Choice'
Originally Posted: 04/19/2013 - 12:48pm | Type: Blog

Hours after Senate Gang of Eight’s immigration bill dropped early Wednesday, evangelical leaders from across the country gathered at the Capitol to raise their voices for comprehensive immigration reform. ...