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Diversity is part of our lives in America if only more...

By GREG ERLANDSON My wife and I moved from the Midwest to the East Coast a few years ago. There was a predictable amount of...

Pope’s Easter appeal for peace includes special prayers for Syria, Gaza

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY -- In his Easter appeal for peace throughout the world, Pope Francis made special mention of the ongoing "carnage" in...

Poverty, violence hinder progress for many women, says nuncio at U.N.

UNITED NATIONS — Conditions in many parts of the world force women and girls to bear the burden of carrying out everyday chores for...

Bishops in southern Mexico face threats from organized criminal groups

Catholic News Service   MEXICO CITY - Bishops in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero have suffered threats from organized criminal groups as they serve a...

South Sudan bishops condemn atrocities, appeal for help to prevent famine

Catholic News Service South Sudan’s Catholic bishops asked for the world's help to prevent mass starvation that threatens the lives of more than 5 million...

U.S. bishops call for solidarity with Middle East victims of violence,...

WASHINGTON — Christians and all people in the Middle East need the solidarity of the U.S. Catholic Church, said the chairmen of three committees...

Bishop Malooly leads ecumenical prayer service for peace and justice in...

Dialog Editor “Strip away pride, suspicion and racism so that we may seek peace and justice in our communities,” Bishop Malooly prayed at the Cathedral...

South Sudan church leaders condemn violence, pray for dead

JUBA, South Sudan — South Sudan’s church leaders said they are extremely disturbed about heavy fighting in the capital, Juba, which has raised widespread...

Analysis: Church urging nations to address ongoing issues related to drugs

Catholic News Service Heroin and painkillers plague the streets of U.S. cities and small towns. Mexican drug cartels have turned swaths of that country into...

Church leaders in Holy Land say occupation is root cause of...

Catholic News Service JERUSALEM — The church must speak out against the continuing Israeli-Palestinian violence and remind people of their responsibilities, said representatives of the...

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