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February 15, 2017
Professors analyze Trump presidency
Professors analyze Trump presidency

EMC photos by Jeff Witherow

Two local college professors are drawing parallels between the early days of Donald Trump's presidency and the regimes of populist leaders from which they say many Latin American countries have been moving away.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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February 15, 2017
Appeal helps ministries aid those in crisis
Appeal helps ministries aid those in crisis

Erica King calls the Community Resource Services program the "triage point" for people turning to Catholic Family Center for assistance.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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January 17, 2017
Appeal ads food, clothing ministry
Appeal ads food, clothing ministry

Gloves are a necessity for Rochester's cold and snowy winters, and with help from the Catholic Courier/Catholic Charities Christmas Appeal, dozens of people on the city's west side will have new pairs so they can keep warm.

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By Gina Capellazzi/Catholic Courier
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December 14, 2016
Ministry has clothed the poor for 25 years
Ministry has clothed the poor for 25 years

For more than 25 years, Matthew's Closet has been following the Gospel call to clothe those in need, keeping the ministry alive even after going bankrupt more than a decade ago.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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November 16, 2016
Four Latinas receive honors
Four Latinas receive honors

"Love begins by taking care of the closest ones -- the ones at home." Tabita Torres ended her acceptance speech with this quote from St. Mother Teresa upon receiving one of four Reconocimiento Awards from Latinas Unidas during the organization's 23rd-annual luncheon Nov. 3.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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October 13, 2016
Teen publishes first of three books
Teen publishes first of three books

Kari Cepero is not your average teenager.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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September 13, 2016
Events highlight Hispanic heritage
Events highlight Hispanic heritage

Pop-up dances, relationship classes and a former "The Young and the Restless" star will be part of the celebrations for Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 15-Oct. 15.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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August 16, 2016
Community pride draws thousands to festival, parade
Community pride draws thousands to festival, parade

Three days of warm sunshine and tropical-like breezes drew more than 20,000 people to the 47th-annual Puerto Rican Festival earlier this month.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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August 16, 2016
Peace sought in city neighborhoods
Peace sought in city neighborhoods

Two events this month called for peace and unity in northeast Rochester and throughout the Latino community.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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August 16, 2016
Community shows appreciation for longtime advocate
Community shows appreciation for longtime advocate

For about 50 years, a local group of friends has been getting together "For Old Time's Sake."

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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