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After latest shocking sex abuse report, Pope Francis must lead

Pope Francis prayed in the crypt of the Basilica of Saint Nicholas in Italy last month.

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The revelations from Pennsylvania threaten to undermine much of what Francis has built.

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Political figures on both the left and right deserve scrutiny for their treatment of journalists.

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Trump’s push for voter ID laws is yet another attempt to suppress voters.

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Journalists are not the enemy

A central pillar of President Trump’s politics is a sustained assault on the free press. Journalists are not classified as fellow Americans, but rather “the enemy of the people.”

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After latest shocking sex abuse report, Pope Francis must lead

The revelations from Pennsylvania threaten to undermine much of what Francis has built.

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