The Latest: Advocate says Vatican left police reporting gap

VATICAN CITY (AP) ” The Latest on new church laws regarding sex abuse reporting issued Thursday by Pope Francis (all times local):5:30 p.m.A former member of Pope Francis’ commission for the protection of minors says a new Vatican law on clergy sex abuse is positive because it codifies a requirement to care and support victims in church law.But Marie Collins, a survivor of abuse and victims’ advocate, criticized the law unveiled Thursday for not requiring Catholic […]

The Latest: Advocate says Vatican left police reporting gap

VATICAN CITY (AP) ” The Latest on new church laws regarding sex abuse reporting issued Thursday by Pope Francis (all times local):5:30 p.m.A former member of Pope Francis’ commission for the protection of minors says a new Vatican law on clergy sex abuse is positive because it codifies a requirement to care and support victims in church law.But Marie Collins, a survivor of abuse and victims’ advocate, criticized the law unveiled Thursday for not requiring Catholic […]

Women's March on Portland organizer accused of stealing from event, indicted by grand jury

An organizer of the Women’s March on Portland, Oregon in 2017 – one of many events hailed as a rebuke of President Trump when throngs activists took the streets the day after his inauguration – was indicted by a grand jury Tuesday over allegations she stole from the march itself.

Biden: We Have an ‘Obligation’ to Provide Health Care to Undocumented Immigrants

Former Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday said the United States is obligated to give health care to everyone, “regardless of whether they are documented or undocumented.”

During a campaign stop in Los Angeles, Calif., Democratic presidential candidate Biden answered questions from reporters, including a question about undocumented immigrants and the right to health care.

“Do you think that undocumented immigrants who are in this country and are law-abiding should be entitled to federal benefits like Medicare, Medicaid for example?” a reporter asked.

Beto O'Rourke brings Obama's former delegate chief Jeff Berman into presidential campaign

Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke’s presidential campaign said Thursday it has hired Jeff Berman, who served as the-President Barack Obama’s delegate selection director and a delegate strategist for Hillary Clinton in 2016, to be a senior adviser for delegate strategy.

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