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Mayor of Bethlehem Vera Baboun speaks with CNA in her office on May 24, 2014

Vatican is the 'oil' keeping Bethlehem's star lit, mayor observes

May 29, 2014

By Elise Harris

The first woman mayor of the town where Jesus was born referred to the strong connection they have with the... Read more

President Barack Obama speaks during the 50th Anniversary of March on Washington.

Crowds in DC urged to continue work of Martin Luther King

Aug 28, 2013

By Adelaide Mena

Thousands of people gathered in downtown Washington, D.C., on Aug. 28 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King... Read more

Bishop Richard E. Pates of Des Moines, chairman of the U.S. bishops' Committee on International Justice and Peace.

Bishop urges US to respect rights of Guantanamo detainees

Jun 25, 2013

By Adelaide Mena

The U.S. bishops’ international justice head told the U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel that detainees held on terrorism charges... Read more