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November 17, 2017
Archbishop of Puerto Rico sees spiritual rebirth after hurricane's wrath
Archbishop of Puerto Rico sees spiritual rebirth after hurricane's wrath

CNS photo by Bob Roller

Almost two months after the devastating winds and rains of Hurricane Maria pummeled the island of Puerto Rico, there is still no clear path to recovery.

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November 17, 2017
Bishops voice support of migrants

The longest and most passionate discussion on the first day of the fall assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Nov. 13 focused on immigrants and how to help them.

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November 17, 2017
World Youth Day in Panama will invite youths of other faiths

The Panamanian archbishop helping to organize World Youth Day said the 2019 celebration in his country will invite youth of other faiths to join in.

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October 24, 2017
Catholic organizations, groups actively working on Puerto Rico's recovery
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October 13, 2017
Catholic schools in Miami find room for Puerto Rican students

Catholic schools in the Miami Archdiocese are accepting students and enrollment inquiries from Puerto Rican families displaced to Florida after the devastating impact of Hurricane Maria.

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October 13, 2017
Find ways to keep migrant families together, Vatican official says

Overly strict immigration laws do not discourage migration, and more must be done to keep migrant families together, a Vatican representative said.

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October 12, 2017
Bishop says Trump proposals do not reflect U.S. immigrant tradition

The Trump administration's newly released immigration policy proposals "do not provide the way forward for comprehensive immigration reform rooted in respect for human life and dignity, and for the security of our citizens," said Bishop Joe S. Vasquez of Austin, Texas.

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September 20, 2017
Pope prays for victims of Mexico quake
Pope prays for victims of Mexico quake

Pope Francis offered his prayers for the victims of a 7.1 magnitude earthquake that killed more than 200 people in central Mexico Sept. 19.

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September 20, 2017
Catholic agencies prepared to help in Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands
Catholic agencies prepared to help in Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands

Thousands sought shelter in Puerto Rico as the "monster storm" Hurricane Maria hit the Caribbean island Sept. 20.

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September 12, 2017
Pope encourages Colombians to pursue peace

Pope Francis said he had no magic words or special recipes for Colombians seeking peace, but rather he wanted to listen to them, learn from them and travel a bit of the road with them.

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