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  • Dolan program opens gates to dozens of clergy abuse claims

    Dec 7, 2016 0:24

    Dolan program opens gates to dozens of clergy abuse claims

    (AP) It took 30 years for a former student to be ready to report he’d been sexually abused by a respected Roman Catholic priest on high school trips. But it didn’t take long to realize the priest wouldn’t be held […]

     
  • Cardinal Cupich shoulders Chicago’s Catholic future

    Dec 7, 2016 0:22

    Cardinal Cupich shoulders Chicago’s Catholic future

    (NCR Online) When Pope Francis named Archbishop Blase Cupich to lead the Chicago archdiocese, Illinois Supreme Court Justice Anne Burke wrote to the prelate offering to help him get acquainted with his vast new charge. To her surprise, Cupich emailed […]

     
  • USCCB leaders call for special day of prayer for migrants and refugees

    Dec 5, 2016 0:53

    USCCB leaders call for special day of prayer for migrants and refugees

    (CNS) Prayer services and special Masses will be held in many dioceses across the country as the U.S. Catholic Church has asked that the Dec. 12 feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe be a day of prayer with a focus […]

     
  • Catholic college presidents stand up for undocumented students

    Dec 5, 2016 0:02

    Catholic college presidents stand up for undocumented students

    (Crux) Before he joined more than 100 leaders of U.S. Catholic colleges and universities to sign statements of support for undocumented immigrant students, Jesuit Father Paul Fitzgerald, president of the University of San Francisco, came face to face with the […]

     
  • Advocates of refugees, immigrants seek to calm post-election fears

    Dec 2, 2016 0:32

    Advocates of refugees, immigrants seek to calm post-election fears

    (CNS) As the American people continue to unpack exactly what the election of Donald Trump means for the country, those who work with vulnerable populations such as refugees and immigrants have serious concerns and questions about what the future holds. […]

     
  • Washington bishops’ letter says poverty ‘reaching crisis proportions,’ calls for action

    Dec 2, 2016 0:25

    Washington bishops’ letter says poverty ‘reaching crisis proportions,’ calls for action

    (NCR Online) Declaring “the plight of those living in poverty” in Washington state “is reaching crisis proportions,” the state’s bishops have issued a pastoral letter exhorting “people of good faith” and “political leaders” to embrace “the urgent need for action” […]