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  • Ambiguities about Serra should not discount sainthood, panelists say

    WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Although the upcoming canonization of Blessed Junipero Serra has stirred mixed reaction, a group of panelists April 22 said the ambiguities around the friar should not discount the good work he did or the positive dialogue and reconciliation ...

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  • Ambiguities about Serra should not discount sainthood, panelists say

    WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Although the upcoming canonization of Blessed Junipero Serra has stirred mixed reaction, a group of panelists April 22 said the ambiguities around the friar should not discount the good work he did or the positive dialogue and reconciliation ...

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  • From Cardinal Seán's blog

    Having just returned from meetings in Rome, I was sad to learn of the passing of Cardinal Francis George today. He waged a courageous battle with cancer while continuing to serve the people of God in his hometown of Chicago with love, humility and an ...

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  • Workers rally in Boston for living wage

    BOSTON -- As workers took to the streets of Boston, April 14, as part of a national and international mobilization to push for a living wage, the Church was there to support them. Boston organizers held events the day before the two-year anniversary ...

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Pope: Everyone loses when culture doesn't care about marriage, family


VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- God's plan for fruitful, everlasting unions between a man and woman has been lost in a world filled with skepticism, distrust and hostility, Pope Francis said. A culture that does not value "the stable and life-giving covenant between a man and woman is certainly a loss for everyone. We must bring honor back to marriage and the family," he said April 22 during his general audience in St. Peter's Square.

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From Cardinal Seán's blog


Having just returned from meetings in Rome, I was sad to learn of the passing of Cardinal Francis George today. He waged a courageous battle with cancer while continuing to serve the people of God in his hometown of Chicago with love, humility and an abiding commitment to the Church. We all owe him a debt of gratitude for his outstanding service to the United States Bishops' Conference as our president. ...May his soul and all the souls of the faithfully departed rest in peace.

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Workers rally in Boston for living wage


BOSTON -- As workers took to the streets of Boston, April 14, as part of a national and international mobilization to push for a living wage, the Church was there to support them. Boston organizers held events the day before the two-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, while other cities in the country participated on April 15. According to organizers with the #WageAction coalition the event brought 5,000 supporters into the streets of Boston, and spread the next day to more than 200 cities in the United States, 100 cities in 40 countries, and spread over six continents.

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