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U.S. bishops express solidarity with Lebanon, join pope in prayers+

At least 100 people were reported dead, more than 4,000 others were injured, and more than 100 people were missing.

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Explosion in Beirut adds suffering to Lebanon’s dire situation+

"This crisis hits everybody -- Lebanese families, Palestinian and Syrian refugees alike. We will start seeing children dying from hunger before the end of the year."

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Beatification of Father McGivney to take place Oct. 31 in Hartford, Conn.+

Details of the beatification ceremony for the founder of the Knights of Columbus have not been released.

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Saintly caution: Church’s reputation on the line when judging sanctity+

"Not only is the judgment on a person's holiness at stake here, but the credibility of the church itself."

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Coakley: Loans keep ‘essential ministries’ going during national emergency+

"The loans we applied for enabled our essential ministries to continue to function in a time of national emergency."

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New report says Iraqi Christians could face extinction+

ACN's survey indicates that security and political reasons remain the primary driver of emigration.

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Court’s DACA ruling takes recipients out of limbo, into a holding pattern+

Backgrounder: A realistic look at DACA following Supreme Court decision

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Catholics urged to pray, reflect, act to safeguard religious freedom+

Religious Freedom Week is observed June 22-29.

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Prayer is a ‘fight’ with God, pope says at audience+

Jacob ultimately enters the promised land with a limp, but also "with a new heart."

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Congress urged to make poor, vulnerable a priority for next stimulus bill+

The bishops highlighted several issues they have urged lawmakers to address, including food security and housing; protections for the unborn; access to affordable health care; assistance for the unemployed and help for charities serving vulnerable populations.

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