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Human trafficking called 'one of darkest, most revolting realities'

Catholic News Service UNITED NATIONS -- Mely Lenario quietly described her harrowing journey from ambitious, naive rural girl trafficked to hopeless, drug-fueled urban prostitute, through...

Speakers decry detention for vulnerable migrant, refugee children

Catholic News Service UNITED NATIONS -- Migration is not a crime and vulnerable migrant and refugee children should not be detained as if they were...

Nuncio: Evangelization, mercy, encounter mark pope’s first four years

Catholic News Service NEW YORK — Evangelization, mercy, encounter and accompaniment are the hallmarks of the first four years of Pope Francis’ papacy, Archbishop Christophe...

Cardinal Tobin installed as Newark, N.J., archbishop

Catholic News Service NEWARK, N.J. — The chasm between faith and life is the greatest challenge facing the Catholic Church today, Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin...

Panel: Genocide, wars, indifference will make Mideast Christians extinct

Catholic News Service NEW YORK — Christians in the Middle East face extinction because of genocide, wars and international indifference to their plight, according to...

Candidates spar at Al Smith Dinner that raises $6 million for...

Catholic News Service NEW YORK — When Donald J. Trump stepped over yet another invisible line of the contentious presidential race Oct. 20, many of...

Gloves come off at 71st annual Al Smith Dinner in New...

Catholic News Service   NEW YORK (CNS) -- When Donald J. Trump stepped over yet another invisible line of the contentious presidential race Oct. 20, many...

By laughing at ourselves, we grow, change for better, says actress-writer

  Catholic News Service   NEW YORK (CNS) -- Laughing at ourselves and being open to sharing our failures and flaws within and beyond the community of...

Sisters of Life hold up dignity of single moms in 25-year-old...

Catholic News Service NEW YORK -- On a drizzly gray morning in early May, the bright kitchen at Visitation Mission on Manhattan's East Side was...

Minority faiths in Middle East threatened by intolerance, says speaker

Catholic News Service NEW YORK — A rising tide of intolerance in the Middle East threatens minority faith communities with cultural extinction, said speakers at...

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