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How the US Church is ‘sharing the journey’ with immigrants

How the US Church is ‘sharing the journey’ with immigrants

| September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Catholic leaders in the U.S. are hoping that the newly announced “Share the Journey” campaign will foster a welcoming attitude towards migrants and refugees.

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Jesuit in Puerto Rico says hurricane devastation is ‘apocalyptic’

Jesuit in Puerto Rico says hurricane devastation is ‘apocalyptic’

| September 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

It took a couple of days for Jesuit Father Flavio Bravo to venture out and survey the devastation of Hurricane Maria, with its torrential rain and winds of 155 miles per hour, inflicted for hours on the island of Puerto Rico.

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Pope establishes new theological institute for marriage and family

Pope establishes new theological institute for marriage and family

| September 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

On Tuesday Pope Francis issued a new motu proprio changing the legal status of the John Paul II Institute for Marriage and Family, making it a theological institute charged with studying marriage and the family from a scientific perspective.

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Salesian priest recounts harrowing tale of his capture, liberation

Salesian priest recounts harrowing tale of his capture, liberation

| September 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Salesian Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil was sitting in a room in an unknown location — one of several he had been relocated to during his 18-month imprisonment — when he received some unexpected news.

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Father Tom Uzhunnalil has been released, is headed to India

Father Tom Uzhunnalil has been released, is headed to India

| September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

After more than 18 months of questions and uncertainty regarding the fate of Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil following his abduction by militants in Yemen, the priest has finally been set free and is on his way home to India.

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Pope issues new directives on revision, translation of liturgical texts

Pope issues new directives on revision, translation of liturgical texts

| September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Holy See has released a new “motu proprio” from Pope Francis outlining a shift in the responsibility of local bishops and the Apostolic See for the revision and approval of liturgical texts.

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Knights of Columbus raise $1.3 million for storm victims

Knights of Columbus raise $1.3 million for storm victims

| September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

As Knights of Columbus members volunteer to aid the victims of recent storms, the organization has also raised over $1.3 million to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma.

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Chinese sisters take different approach to helping disabled

Chinese sisters take different approach to helping disabled

| September 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

As soon as the first sisters moved onto the church grounds in a rural region outside of Beijing, the babies started showing up on the doorstep.

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Cardinal Murphy-O’Connor, ecumenical leader, dies at 85

Cardinal Murphy-O’Connor, ecumenical leader, dies at 85

| September 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

English Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor, a longtime leader in Catholic-Anglican relations and former archbishop of Westminster, died Sept. 1 at the age of 85.

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Pope offers prayers for flood victims in U.S., southern Asia

Pope offers prayers for flood victims in U.S., southern Asia

| September 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

After leading thousands of pilgrims in praying the Angelus, Pope Francis offered prayers for flood victims in Texas and Louisiana following a devastating hurricane that caused massive flooding.

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