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Ten Things that Aren’t about Donald Trump or James Comey that Caught My Eye Today (May 18, 2017)

Consider joining the final in a series of three adoption discussions co-sponsored by the National Review Institute and the Catholic Information Center in Washington, D.C., on Monday night. Details here. Watch the first night here and the second night here. We will be on Facebook live here Monday at 6 p.m. Eastern time. 

1. Meet the Dominican friar racing to save Iraq’s ancient history from ISIS

2. Encouraging signs in Egypt after Pope Francis’s visit.

3. Rabbi Jonathan Sacks on Jerusalem.

4. Jim and Jeannie Gaffigan on faith and a brain tumor.

5. Luma Simms on immigration and identity.

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And: About why I’m going to Providence, Rhode Island, tomorrow. All are invited. (The folks there were kind enough to reschedule after a talk I gave at Providence College so I could get to Washington for Kate O’Beirne’s wake and funeral Mass.)

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