Melania will be first White House Catholic since Kennedy

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Daily Mail When Melania Trump recited The Lord’s Prayer before a Melbourne, Florida presidential rally in February, the Internet went hog wild. Now we know one reason why the first lady began with ‘Let us pray’ and ‘Our Father who art in heaven‘ when she introduced the president that evening: […]

Despite apprehension, Pope Francis and President Trump talked in a “relaxed, sincere way,” sources say

Gerard O’Connell America Magazine President Donald J. Trump’s private meeting with Pope Francis “went well,” informed Vatican sources told America after the visit. The sources, who asked not to be identified, acknowledged that there had been some “apprehension” on the eve of the visit, which was reflected on Francis’ face […]

President Trump Declares a National Day of Prayer for ‘Permanent Peace’

Bob Eschliman Charisma News Memorial Day was once meant to honor the sacrifice of those who lost their lives in the service of their country. While it remains that way for many Americans, for most in more recent times, it’s become the “unofficial start of summer,” and a day of […]

Trump vows to use presidency for peace after ‘fantastic’ talks with Pope Francis

AFP US president Donald Trump vowed on Wednesday to use his US presidency to promote global peace after meeting Pope Francis for the first time. The two men sidestepped deep differences over issues ranging from the environment to the plight of migrants and the poor. “Honor of a lifetime to […]

President Trump Declares a National Day of Prayer for ‘Permanent Peace’

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Bob Eschliman Charisma News Memorial Day was once meant to honor the sacrifice of those who lost their lives in the service of their country. While it remains that way for many Americans, for most in more recent times, it’s become the “unofficial start of summer,” and a day of […]

Trump ‘determined to pursue peace’ after Pope meeting

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BBC US President Donald Trump has said he is “more determined than ever” to pursue peace in the world after meeting Pope Francis at the Vatican. He was granted a short private audience with the head of the Catholic Church on the latest leg of his overseas trip. The two […]

Brown: Trump will come around on climate change

Carla Marinucci Politico SAN FRANCISCO — California Gov. Jerry Brown, one of the Democratic Party’s most outspoken critics of Republican climate change policy, said Wednesday he now believes that President Donald Trump is a political “realist” who will likely listen to what Pope Francis, China and other world leaders are […]

Donald Trump, Pope Francis Meet, Vow to Fight for ‘Life, Freedom of Worship’

The Christian Post President Donald Trump and Roman Catholic Church leader Pope Francis met on Wednesday at the Vatican where they spoke for 30 minutes in private, and vowed to fight together for life, peace, and freedom of worship. “Honor of a lifetime to meet His Holiness Pope Francis. I […]

‘I won’t forget what you said,’ Trump tells pope after meeting at Vatican

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Gerald O’Connell America Magazine President Donald Trump and Pope Francis, two leaders with contrasting styles and differing worldviews, met at the Vatican City on Wednesday, setting aside their previous clashes to broadcast a tone of peace for an audience around the globe. Mr. Trump, midway through his grueling nine-day maiden international journey, […]

Trump’s rhetoric on Islam takes significant steps in a Catholic direction

Charles C. Camosy CRUX The things Donald Trump said about Islam and Muslims during the 2016 presidential campaign cycle are likely still fresh in our minds. He rarely missed a chance to link Muslims to terrorism by using the phrase “radical Islamic terrorism,” regularly calling out his political opponents for […]