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Bishop Dewane ‘profoundly saddened’ by deaths, damage from Midwest storms

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The chairman of the U.S. bishops' domestic policy committee May 24 called for "prayers for the victims and their grieving families...

Volunteer gardener at crisis maternity home provides balm for the wounded

WASHINGTON — Outside of a week or two in the darkest days of winter, it’s always gardening season for Jana Hukriede. A key volunteer at...

North Carolina parishes still coping with Florence waters

RALEIGH, N.C. (CNS) -- In the days and weeks since Hurricane Florence made landfall in mid-September, North Carolina residents are still coping with the...

Catholic Charities distributes disaster relief to areas hit by Florence

RALEIGH, N.C. -- The Carolinas were hard hit with record rainfall and flooding rivers from tropical storm Florence since it made landfall Sept. 14....

Catholic Charities USA chief describes suffering of immigrants at border

NOGALES, Mexico -- Dominican Sister Donna Markham, president and CEO of Catholic Charities USA, grew emotional talking about the harrowing stories she heard from...

Catholic organizations playing role in reunification of migrant children

WASHINGTON -- Some of migrant children under age 5 separated from their families by the government were reunited with loved ones July 9 with...

Hundreds of calls come in at USCCB HQ seeking to foster...

WASHINGTON -- Maybe it was the request by the Pentagon for 20,000 mattresses as military bases become, at least partly, shelters for detained border...

Catholic agencies have long forged relationships with new House speaker

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — With his election as speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Paul Ryan may have taken the most difficult job...

Church leaders urge Senate to pass Smarter Sentencing Act

WASHINGTON — Two Catholic leaders called on the U.S. Senate to pass the Smarter Sentencing Act, which would reform rigid sentencing policies for certain...

Analysis: Hunger, poverty persist in the United States

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON -- As U.S. nutritionists cringe over the prospect of an overweight nation indulging in a two-month binge of “season’s eatings” --...

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