Black Catholics gather to prepare for upcoming national congress
August 29, 2016

Ways to promote the sainthood of four African-Americans and raise awareness about black Catholics' gifts to the church were among the topics discussed during a Day of Reflection for the upcoming National Black Catholic Congress XII.

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Pope tells quake survivors he will visit them 'as soon as possible'
August 29, 2016

Pope Francis said he wants to visit survivors and those affected by a deadly earthquake in central Italy as soon as possible.

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McQuaid seniors serve the Navajo Nation in Arizona
August 26, 2016

During a 10-day summer service immersion trip to the Navajo Nation in northeastern Arizona, 16-year-old Connor Hester met a diminutive elderly woman named Ella.

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Suspect sought in murders of nuns who worked at Mississippi clinic
August 26, 2016
Police continued to search for the killer of two women religious who spent years caring for poor people as nurse practitioners in central Mississippi.
 
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Pantry provides food, dignity
August 25, 2016

Larry White knew there was something different about Joseph's Place the moment he walked through the doors.

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Pope leads 11,000 pilgrims praying rosary for quake victims
August 24, 2016
After a strong earthquake struck central Italy and with the early news reporting many deaths and serious damage, Pope Francis turned his weekly general audience Aug. 24 into a prayer service.
 

 

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Louisiana floods called worst U.S. natural disaster since Superstorm Sandy
August 23, 2016

The line of destruction caused by historic flooding in southern Louisiana stretches for 25 miles, and according to Red Cross officials, it is the worst natural disaster in the United States since Superstorm Sandy in 2012.

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National security, foreign policy worries a factor in 2016 election
August 19, 2016

Not since the aftermath of 9/11 has America's national security and foreign policy seemed to resonate so heavily with the electorate during a U.S. presidential election, according to several political scientists.

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