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June 12, 2018
Hispanic priests: The state of the question in 2018
Hispanic priests: The state of the question in 2018

The overall number of Hispanics who self-identify as Catholic is about 30 million, perhaps more. To put things in perspective, this number is larger than the entire population of most countries in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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By Hosffman Ospino/CNS
June 12, 2018
Sunday readings for June 17 to July 15, 2018
May 15, 2018
Sunday readings for May 20 to June 10, 2018
April 17, 2018
Priest, advocacy groups to be honored

Rochester ACTS will recognize Father Laurence Tracy and local advocacy groups during its annual banquet this month.

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April 17, 2018
Pope Francis’ ‘Latino effect’ is a gift to the Catholic Church
Pope Francis’ ‘Latino effect’ is a gift to the Catholic Church

Pope Francis was elected five years ago on March 13, 2013. Two firsts about him captured people’s imaginations: the first Jesuit and the first Latin American ever elected pope.

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By Hosffman Ospino/CNS
April 17, 2018
Sunday readings for April 22-May 13, 2018
March 14, 2018
Lenten series highlights immigrants, refugees
Lenten series highlights immigrants, refugees

Lent offers an opportunity to reflect on the scriptural call affirmed by Pope Francis to “welcome the stranger.”

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
February 14, 2018
Eucharist is theme of 2018 Rochester Catholic Women’s Conference
Eucharist is theme of 2018 Rochester Catholic Women’s Conference

A photo exhibit — created by a devout Italian boy and possible future saint — of eucharistic miracles from around the world will be a highlight of the fifth-annual Rochester Catholic Women’s Conference in March.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
February 14, 2018
Sunday readings for Feb. 4 through March 11, 2018
January 17, 2018
Local Catholics work to revive Cursillo among Hispanics
Local Catholics work to revive Cursillo among Hispanics

Growing up in New York City, Elizabeth Johnston experienced firsthand how significant a role the Cursillos de Cristianidad (Cursillo) movement played in the Hispanic community.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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