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ELISHA VALLADARES-CORMIER CATHOLIC VALUES COLUMNIST National  New West Virginia bishop demands disgraced successor makes amends  Disgraced Bishop Michael Bransfield, the former leader of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, needs to apologize to people he sexually harassed, apologize to the Catholics in…

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ELISHA VALLADARES-CORMIER CATHOLIC VALUES COLUMNIST National  Abp. Gomez elected president, McCarrick investigation and more discussed at USCCB meeting  Los Angeles Archbishop Jose Gomez was elected president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) during the bishops’ fall assembly. Archbishop Gomez,…

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ELISHA VALLADARES-CORMIER CATHOLIC VALUES COLUMNIST National  Chicago teacher strike continues after negotiations fall through  Chicago public schools will remain closed after negotiations fell through Saturday between the city of Chicago and the Chicago Teachers Union. Public schools in Chicago closed…

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ELISHA VALLADARES-CORMIER CATHOLIC VALUES COLUMNIST National  Dem candidate vows to repeal tax exemption for churches supporting traditional marriage  Beto O’Rourke, a former Texas congressman and a current candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, said last week that religious institutions, including…

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ELISHA VALLADARES-CORMIER CATHOLIC VALUES COLUMNIST National  Police officers killed in Texas, New York  Two police officers were killed in the line of duty last week, one in Harris County of Texas and the other in New York City. Harris County…

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ELISHA VALLADARES-CORMIER CATHOLIC VALUES COLUMNIST National  Diocese of Rochester files for bankruptcy amid sex abuse claims  The Diocese of Rochester announced last week its plan to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The leader of the upstate New York diocese, Bishop…