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Agency marks 90 years of service, humanitarian aid to Eastern churches+

The agency is focused on, as Pope Francis would say, accompaniment. "Our message is clear and simple: You are not alone. We are here, and we love you."

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Indian Catholics still pray for release of priest kidnapped in Yemen+

One year after an Indian priest was abducted by suspected Islamic militants in Yemen, Catholics in Kerala are still praying for his release.

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Ash Wednesday in Photos+

Here is a sampling of photos of Ash Wednesday in our diocese and beyond.

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Panel: Genocide, wars, indifference will make Mideast Christians extinct+

A concerted effort to establish a safe haven for them while rebuilding their devastated homelands is preferable to massive permanent resettlement.

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Pope offers red hat to priest whose story moved him to tears+

The cardinal-designate has said he bore those decades of trial because Christ said that those who wished to follow him would have to carry his cross.

Read More+ 6 months ago
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This week in photos+

New Friday feature is a quick photo round up of happenings around the diocese and the world.

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Logic of weapons, self-interest wreak havoc on Mideast, pope says+

What people in Syria and Iraq want more than anything else -- beyond the needed humanitarian aid -- is peace.

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Pope leads 11,000 pilgrims praying rosary for quake victims+

The pope had prepared a normal audience talk, but given the devastation in central Italy, he decided to lead the recitation of the sorrowful mysteries of the rosary.

Read More+ 7 months ago
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Overcoming hurdles with Olympic Spirit+

These athletes will show the world that despite the unimaginable tragedies that they have faced, anyone can contribute to society through their talent, skills and strength of the human spirit.

Read More+ 7 months ago
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Cardinal Macharski, 89, retired archbishop of Krakow, dies+

Just a few months after becoming pope, St. John Paul handpicked Cardinal Macharski to succeed him as archbishop of Krakow.

Read More+ 8 months ago