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  • New Orleans 7th Annual Father-Daughter Mission Trip
    Our 7th annual Father-Daughter mission trip to New Orleans was another great success, filled with special graces for our 28 missionaries. We focused on serving the autistic and Downs Syndrome children at St. Michael’s Special Need School as well as the homeless on the streets and in the shelters. The majority of the group came from DC, NY and Canada.
  • Pope Francis: Love for God’s will can change the world
    Vatican City, Mar 20, 2019 / 09:59 am (CNA).- Praying the ‘Our Father’ can help Christians to have the same love for the will of God that Jesus had – a love which has the power to change the world, Pope Francis said Wednesday. “The ‘Our Father’ is a prayer ... read more
    Source: RSSPublished on 2019-03-20
  • Amid continued Midwest flooding, Catholic groups step up to help
    Omaha, Neb., Mar 20, 2019 / 05:06 am (CNA).- As devastating flood waters continue to rise in parts of the Midwest, Catholics are working to raise funds for both short-term aid and long-term rebuilding efforts. “Please join Archbishop [George] Lucas in praying for all those displaced or otherwise affected by ... read more
    Source: RSSPublished on 2019-03-20
  • Federal court reaffirms tax exempt clergy housing allowances
    Chicago, Ill., Mar 19, 2019 / 05:02 pm (CNA).- The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld tax-free housing allowances for clergy, a decision welcomed by pastors, religious organizations, and others who say the allowances make their ministries affordable and strengthen limits on the ability of government policy to interfere ... read more
    Source: RSSPublished on 2019-03-19
  • Bishops oppose ‘absurd’ amnesty law for El Salvador
    San Salvador, El Salvador, Mar 19, 2019 / 04:15 pm (CNA).- A proposal to grant amnesty to those convicted of war crimes committed during the El Salvadoran civil war has drawn friece criticizm from the country’s Catholic bishops.   "It would be a spurious law,” said the Episcopal Conference of ... read more
    Source: RSSPublished on 2019-03-19