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Christmas is sign of God’s preferential love for the poor, cardinal says+

"The poor belong to Christ not because they say sobut because Christ said they do."

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Genocide in Nigeria ‘happening before our eyes,’ congressman says at hearing+

"The Christians of Nigeria, both Catholic and Protestant, deserve attention, recognition and relief now."

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Show the world the joy of faith, pope says+

"If I do not have the joy of my faith, I cannot bear witness and others will say, 'But if faith is so sad, it is better not to have it.'"

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Diocese of immigrants hosts sculpture depicting movement of migrants+

Bishop DiMarzio called it "a symbol of what we want to be, what we have been in the past and what the future holds for us if we hold to our values as Americans."

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Federal judge orders full restoration of DACA program+

"This is a major victory for immigrant youth, led by immigrant youth."

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Almost 7,000 people out of work in Bethlehem’s tourism sector+

Virtually no pilgrims or tourists have visited Bethlehem since the outbreak began in March,

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Dr. Walsh to leave position as superintendent of schools+

Bishop Barres has appointed Dr. Denise Smith, Ed. D., as interim superintendent of schools.

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Some say it’s time to discern sainthood for U.S. women slain 40 years ago+

On Dec. 2, Maryknoll Sisters Maura Clarke and Ita Ford, Ursuline Sister Dorothy Kazel and laywoman Jean Donovan will be remembered worldwide on the 40th anniversary of what many increasingly consider their martyrdom.

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Court says N.Y. pandemic limits on houses of worship restrict religious freedom+

While we have been and will continue to adhere to all safety protocols to protect our communities, it is also important to protect that fundamental constitutional right, religious liberty

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10th Covenant House Sleep Out raised funds for increased needs+

All of us are uncertain in the world right now, but to not have shelter and be unaccompanied in this world is something most of us don't know

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