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The latest news items of potential interest to concerned Catholics, as selected by the staff of the National Catholic Reporter, can be found on this page. Whenever a new story appears on top, an older one from earlier in the news cycle drops off the bottom.

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  • Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:21:56 +0000: Italian priest kidnapped in Nigeria freed - National Catholic Reporter - The Independent News Source
    Italian Fr. Maurizio Pallu, who was kidnapped by several gunmen in Nigeria and held captive for nearly a week, was freed Oct. 17.
  • Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:42:33 +0000: Faith brings hope even at moment of death, pope says - National Catholic Reporter - The Independent News Source
    Christians can find hope even at the hour of death, which faith teaches is not a closed door but a wide-open passage to a new life with Christ, Pope Francis said.
  • Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:27:40 +0000: Federal judge in Hawaii blocks Trump's new expanded travel ban - National Catholic Reporter - The Independent News Source
    A federal judge in Hawaii Oct. 17 blocked the Trump administration's expanded version of its travel prohibitions issued in late September.
  • Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:17:05 +0000: Morning Briefing - National Catholic Reporter - The Independent News Source
    Morning Briefing: Contraceptive mandate; Senate confirms Callista Gingrich; Values Voter Summit; A 'habited hipster'; Francis invited prisoners to lunch and they escape
  • Wed, 18 Oct 2017 08:00:00 +0000: Values Voter Summit displays 'ecumenism of hate' - National Catholic Reporter - The Independent News Source
    Distinctly Catholic: The Family Research Council's annual event for conservatives had, for the first time, a sitting president at the podium, and what also was different about this year's summit was the openness with which the participants revealed their sympathy for ethnic nationalism.