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As detained bishop is released, Vatican says 'no deal' yet with China

As detained bishop is released, Vatican says 'no deal' yet with China

Cervellera told AP that Beijing is unlikely to actually sign a deal with the Vatican, as some Chinese government officials fear that it will set a precedent for other religions that are not traditionally Chinese to reach an amicable deal with the government, which would hinder Chinese President Xi Jinping's policy of "Sinicization of religion", which is a campaign to bring all religions in China in line with Chinese culture and the authority of the communist party.


Woman gets 5 years for illegally voting in 2016 presidential election

Woman gets 5 years for illegally voting in 2016 presidential election

Though Mason says she didn't realize it at the time, by casting that provisional ballot in November 2016, she had committed another felony. "I was happy enough to come home and see my daughter graduate", she said. Mason was escorted to jail following her sentence. Mason admitted in court this week that she didn't read the affidavit carefully but blamed others, including election workers and her supervision officers, saying they'd never told her she couldn't vote.


Heavy rain and sleet forecast for Easter Monday

Heavy rain and sleet forecast for Easter Monday

Easter itself will be cold at only 42. Saturday is looking to be the warmest at 55, but there is the chance of rain in the morning. That's where we have a High Wind Watch a Flood Advisory and a Flood Warning , a Winter Weather Advisory and a Winter Storm Warning .


ICE Ends Policy Of Presuming Release For Pregnant Detainees

ICE Ends Policy Of Presuming Release For Pregnant Detainees

The agency confirmed the change in an email to TPM Thursday. A previous policy set up by ICE Director Thomas Homan stated: "absent extraordinary circumstances or the requirement of mandatory detention, pregnant women will generally not be detained by ICE".


Renewed hope for members of Perez Chapel on Good Friday

Renewed hope for members of Perez Chapel on Good Friday

More than 500 people attended the event in 2017 and many are expected to attend this morning's event as well. The day of the crucifixion is called Good Friday . The crucifixion Friday message is one of love and forgiveness, that God has now re-opened the door for us to have that relationship that He had with Adam in the Garden where He came down and walked with Adam and conversed with him.