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Lifelong tug to help Africa's poor leads Catholic to mission work in Ghana

ST. PAUL, Minn. (CNS) -- Since learning about the Peace Corps in high school, Diane Yonga felt a tug that never went away to help the poor and hungry in Africa. Decades later, her calling is being fulfilled through the Lay Mission-Helpers Association, a Catholic organization based in Los Angeles, as well as assistance from the Center for Mission in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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Faith groups pray for immigrant children in detention, urge policy change

CHICAGO (CNS) -- Dozens of Chicago-area Catholics were joined by Lutheran, Jewish and Muslim representatives as they all prayed for immigrant children held in U.S. detention centers Oct. 16. At the Healing Garden near Holy Family Church, the group sang and prayed at the "They're All Our Children" service before participants each pledged to spend one of the next 40 days in prayer and fasting for detained immigrant children and their families.

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