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President-elect Joe Biden with senior adviser Symone Sanders

Biden and Harris Announce All-Female White House Communications Team; After 9 Long Months, COVID-19 Hits New Peak; and More

Biden and Harris announce entirely female-led White House communications team. President-elect Joe Biden’s transition to the White House continues at a brisk pace. On Monday, Nov. 30th, Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris received their first daily Presidential intelligence briefings. A day earlier, CBS News has reported that the pair…

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Buffalo Bishop Malone Becomes Latest to Resign for Handling of Clergy Sexual Misconduct

Buffalo, N.Y., Bishop Richard Malone stepped down this week after coming under fire for poorly handling allegations of sexual misconduct by clergy in the diocese. The Vatican and Pope Francis accepted Malone’s resignation, which came after calls from his staff, priests and the public for Malone to step down. Edward…

Vatican: LGBT Community Has 'Gifts and Qualities to Offer'

By Julissa Catalan Midway through a two-week Catholic assembly on family issues, the Vatican released a report documenting the conversation thus far between the Pope and 200 bishops—proving that the church is taking a more progressive and compassionate look at the institution of marriage while acknowledging LGBT rights. Though the…