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Church, society should recognize leadership of Hispanics, Latinos, bishop says+

The Fifth Encuentro and the four previous similar events have recognized how Hispanics and Latinos have been woven into the very fabric of church and society in the U.S. for many generations.

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg is remembered as ‘jurist of historic stature’+

Ginsburg, who was Jewish, had a framed passage from the Book of Deuteronomy on her chamber wall: "Justice, justice you shall pursue."

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Catholic schools welcome back students+

New safety protocols are in place at Catholic elementary and high schools on Long Island.

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Bishop Barres’ new pastoral marks 25 anniversary of Evangelium Vitae+

It is worthwhile to re-examine this important papal document and introduce it to an audience that might not be familiar with it.

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Bring civility, faith to discussions on 2020 election issues, say panelists+

"We need to practice listening as an ethical practice. And part of that is listening to those we disagree with."

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Father Bruno Swiatocha, former East End pastor, 93+

Wake and funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, September 12, at Our Lady of Ostrabrama.

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Pope Francis calls for day of prayer, fasting for Lebanon+

The Pope has asked Catholics and all people of goodwill to observe Sept. 4 as a day of prayer and fasting for Lebanon.

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Flying into a quarantine: U.S. seminarians create a ‘bubble’ in Rome+

The new students' courses at the pontifical universities in Rome begin in early October. Until then, they study Italian, pray, have in-house conferences and will begin to explore the city once their quarantine has ended.

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Hurricane destroys Louisiana churches, closes schools, displaces priests+

The devastation was widespread, according to Bishop Glen J. Provost, bishop of the Lake Charles Diocese.

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Father Duffy becomes eighth rector of St. Agnes Cathedral parish+

Click for a gallery of photos from Mass this weekend.

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