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Obama’s plan to close Guantanamo echoes call of US bishops

Feb 23, 2016 - 05:07 pm .- U.S. President Barack Obama announced on Tuesday his intent to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility in Cuba, a proposal that Catholic bishops have long supported in principle.

US asks Vatican to help relocate Guantanamo inmates

Dec 15, 2014 - 04:21 pm .- On Monday, the U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met briefly with his Vatican counterpart, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, to discuss issues of common concern and to seek the Holy See's aid in relocating Guantanamo detainees.

Bishop urges US to respect rights of Guantanamo detainees

Jun 26, 2013 - 12:03 am .- The U.S. bishops’ international justice head told the U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel that detainees held on terrorism charges at Guantanamo Bay deserve a just trial and should not be held indefinitely.

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