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"I got to see firsthand a lot more of the hurt and the pain in the neighborhood, as well as the joy, and the simple relationships that exist," he said.

Legal experts have called it an ambiguous and confusing political and legal decision that leaves many in a state of limbo.

video Pope gives front-row seats to refugees and urges Christians to be welcoming. His main talk focused on the Gospel story of the leper who...

St. Vincent de Paul and a local TV station teamed up to launch the "Be a Summer Action Hero" campaign encouraging people to hold food and water drives and volunteer or give to the society's summer relief efforts.

Through Aug. 28, participants will receive weekly email messages that feature a Gospel passage paired with interactive content including activities and "Catholic Questions" that can be shared with friends and family.

Dioceses across the U.S. plus efforts abroad are making churches more eco-friendly following last year's encyclical on "Care for Our Common Home."

"The crisis of marriage is because people do not know what the sacrament is, the beauty of the sacrament; they do not know that it is indissoluble, that it is for one's entire life," he said. "It's difficult."

"We come not as different religions but one in the Lord," said the Orlando Bishop said at an interfaith prayer vigil. Others in Florida and Texas allowed mourners to pray for Orlando in a special way and recognize the dignity of all people as children of God.

Helen Chavez murió el 6 de junio en un hospital. Ella tenía 88 años de edad.

It is right and just to ensure all children receive religious education and access to the sacraments, said a priest who was born deaf and became blind 16 years ago.


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