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Welcome the Syrian refugees


FOR THE JUNEAU EMPIRE“Lord, when did we see you a stranger and welcome you or naked and clothe you? … And the king will answer, ‘Amen, I say to you, whatever you did for one of these least brothers of mine, you did for me.’” (Matthew 25:38,40). 930 more words

Nothing can justify terrorist attacks, pope says

By Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — “This is not human,” Pope Francis said after a night of terror in Paris left more than 120 people dead and more than 200 people injured. 607 more words

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Papal visit adds to the history of the U.S. Catholic Church

By Bishop Edward J. Burns

When Pope Francis made his pastoral visit to the United States, his schedule was filled with opportunities to meet with the faithful, the poor, the clergy, religious and seminarians, and those involved in political life. 870 more words

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Memory and motion: Pope Francis shows Americans who he really is

By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service

PHILADELPHIA (CNS) — Pope Francis speaks often about memory and motion, the importance of remembering where you came from and setting off without fear to share the Gospel. 919 more words

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No, The Pope Didn't Say That...

Amazing how many people will completely disregard anything from the main stream media EXCEPT when it’s about Pope Francis. 

If you  can’t get it from the Vatican Sources, he probably didn’t say it – or, at least – mean what everybody is saying he meant… 118 more words

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Amid refugee crisis, church agencies on the ground and offering homes

By Patricia Zapor, Catholic News Service

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The tens of thousands of would-be Syrian refugees who have flooded European countries this summer have prompted U.S. 944 more words

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Parental involvement is key to successful religious education, leaders say

By Carol Zimmermann, Catholic News Service

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Just as one Catholic school does not reflect all of them, there isn’t one religious education program Pope Francis could visit while he is in the United States that would represent the variety of faith formation programs in churches across the country. 1,037 more words

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