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Notre Dame rescinds defrocked cardinal's honorary degree – WSBT-TV

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FILE – In this Nov. 14, 2011 file photo, Cardinal Theodore McCarrick prays during the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ annual fall assembly in Baltimore (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File) The University of Notre Dame has rescinded the honorary degree of a now defrocked US cardinal. The Vatican announced this weekend Pope Francis defrocked former […]

Pending US troop withdrawals concern officials, military at security conference – Washington Examiner

Pending US troop withdrawals concern officials, military at security conference - Washington Examiner

MUNICH — President Trump’s intent to withdraw American forces from Syria and Afghanistan is provoking concern and skepticism from U.S. officials and military brass gathered at a major security conference. Leaders from America, Europe, and elsewhere contend an abrupt U.S. withdrawal from either war-torn country could have lethal repercussions, including heavier influence from terrorist elements […]

US planes carrying aid for Venezuela land in Colombia – Aljazeera.com

US planes carrying aid for Venezuela land in Colombia - Aljazeera.com

US military transport planes carrying humanitarian aid intended for Venezuelans have landed in the Colombian border city of Cucuta. The food and medicines are being stored there as Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro refuses to allow aid to enter the country.  Saturday’s 180-tonne shipment includes high-energy food products and hygiene kits of soap, toothpaste and other goods for […]

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