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Q&A: Religious freedom ambassador says these countries worry him most
Sam Brownback has served as ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom since February.
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Pope defrocks 2 Chilean bishops accused of sex abuse
Pope Francis on Saturday defrocked two more Chilean bishops accused of sexually abusing minors, and to show greater transparency about how he's responding to the church's global sex abuse crisis, he publicly explained why they were removed.
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If you're searching for transcendence, connection or meaning in your life, maybe you've contemplated a spiritual vacation. And maybe you've also wondered if your family is comfortable with that kind of inner journey.