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New Lithuanian cardinal, ‘strong internally,’ spent time in Soviet prison

WARSAW, Poland (CNS) — Lithuania’s new cardinal, a veteran of Soviet prisons and labor camps, counts on not being assigned “specific duties” following his elevation so he can continue serving his local Church.

Once imprisoned, Chinese woman now guides others to the Catholic faith

Others can try to take away or scare away the practice of the faith, but that's where private prayer triumphs as this woman proved.

Be servants to one another, pope tells prisoners before washing feet

ROME (CNS) — Jesus’ gesture of washing His disciples’ feet, an act once reserved to servants and slaves, is one that all Christians, especially bishops, must imitate, Pope Francis told hundreds of inmates and prison employees on Holy Thursday.

Inmates embrace fresh start on friendships, life, through prison ministry support

One volunteer greets inmates upon release with a metal cylinder containing small, essential gifts. It's also "their bucket list to put their plans and dreams in."

Juniper House provides hope for Flagstaff women leaving prison

For one Flagstaff woman, an unstable living condition led to homelessness, drug addiction and a life of crime. After exiting jail, she was determined to live differently; she heard about the Juniper House, a re-entry home for women in Flagstaff which was created in 2016 by Catholic Charities.

Pennsylvania priest sent to prison after guilty plea in abuse case

He is the first priest convicted of charges stemming from a Pennsylvania grand jury investigation that focused on allegations of abuse.

Imprisoned clergy of Dachau remembered for fearless faith

EMMITSBURG, Md. (CNS) — When a virulent typhus epidemic swept through a World War II concentration camp in Dachau, Germany, in early 1945, many imprisoned Polish priests volunteered to minister to the dying men.

Jesus does not give up on anyone, pope tells prisoners

ROME (CNS) — Before washing the feet of 12 prisoners, Pope Francis told them and hundreds of inmates to remember that Jesus constantly stands before them with love, ready to cleanse their sins and forgive them.

Nebraska prison ministry helps inmates realize someone cares about them

OMAHA, Neb. (CNS) — The letter of gratitude, addressed to the volunteers at CrossOver Prison Ministries of Omaha, arrived in late November in the ministry’s post office box.

Chile’s women prisoners hope pope highlights realities of their lives

SANTIAGO, Chile (CNS) — For Estefania, an inmate at San Joaquin women’s prison, the hardest part of being jailed is not being able to live with her son.