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Pope says he was surprised by crowds, joy in Africa+

Pope Francis wraps up six-day trip to Africa.

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Should our Churches accept Syrian Refugee Families?+

The challenge before us cuts to the very core of being a Christian community.

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National Gathering Helps Bishops Refine Approach to Pastoral Issues+

New four-year plan; documents on pornography, political responsibility approved.

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Special Report: Pastoral Letter on Pornography+

The primary purpose of “Create in Me a Clean Heart” is to both provide words of “hope and healing” to the victims of pornography, and raise awareness about pornography’s all-encompassing reach and negative impact.

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Stony Brook U’s Catholic Ministry Serves Beyond the Campus+

From harvesting food for community pantries, to giving their time to help children, members of Stony Brook's Catholic Campus Ministry have witnessed their faith across Long Island this fall.

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Busy agenda at bishops’ national conference+

The bishops approved a formal statement on pornography, and an updated revision of a statement on the intersection of Catholic teaching in the political arena as part of their Nov. 16-19 fall general meeting in Baltimore.

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Bishop Murphy ordains 16 transitional deacons+

The Ordination to the Transitional Diaconate is the last major step before each man’s ordination to the priesthood in May and June of 2016.

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‘God Promises Beauty Through the Ashes’+

But I feel like God gives free will to everyone, and people who want to choose evil have that same free will.

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Pope: Biggest shortage facing humanity right now is lack of love+

When people trust in God and see themselves as children who are loved, then they "learn to look at the world with new eyes, made brighter by love and hope."

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Diocese Honors Catechists for Service+

They serve because of their own individual encounter with Christ who called them each by name.

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