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  • Pope Francis hits out at ‘bureaucratic’ Europe

    Nov 26, 2014 2:04

    Pope Francis hits out at ‘bureaucratic’ Europe

    (BBC) Apart from Italy, Pope Francis has not visited an EU country. Some in Europe felt ignored, so a speech was arranged to the European Parliament in Strasbourg. This was not a pastoral visit. It was as close to a […]

     
  • Clergy work through night, day calling for justice with peace in Ferguson

    Nov 26, 2014 1:47

    Clergy work through night, day calling for justice with peace in Ferguson

    (Huffington Post) Following the grand jury’s decision not to indict Police Officer Darren Wilson for the shooting death of Michael Brown, thousands took to the streets in Ferguson, Missouri, and around the country to protest. As alternating scenes of peaceful […]

     
  • Pope discusses reform with Vatican department heads

    Nov 25, 2014 1:26

    Pope discusses reform with Vatican department heads

    (NCR Online) Pope Francis is moving ahead with plans to reform the Catholic church’s central governance structures, meeting Monday with the heads of each of the Vatican’s various departments to discuss pending changes. While the Vatican released little information about […]

     
  • Ferguson church turns to faith as uncertainty looms

    Nov 25, 2014 1:14

    Ferguson church turns to faith as uncertainty looms

    (CNN) Carol Byrd feels anxious at night when she leaves her home, just a few blocks away from West Florissant Avenue. She fears for her life. She lives near the epicenter of protests that erupted after the killing of Michael […]

     
  • Jesuits support Obama immigration order

    Nov 24, 2014 11:27

    Jesuits support Obama immigration order

    (NCR Online) Calling it “a major step forward,” the U.S. Jesuits, the Jesuit Refugee Service/USA, and the Kino Border Initiative, a bi-national border ministry, have added their voices to Catholic groups welcoming President Obama’s executive order to provide immigration relief. […]

     
  • Catholic groups: Obama’s immigration order a good start, but much remains to be done

    Nov 24, 2014 11:21

    Catholic groups: Obama’s immigration order a good start, but much remains to be done

    (NCR Online) Catholic groups across the country have been quick to applaud President Barack Obama’s executive order on immigration, but they are equally quick to remind that more work remains to be done before finding a “humane” fix to our […]