Courage to Change: Wisdom from Assisi

 

The Courage to Change: Wisdom from Assisi

May we, like Francis and Clare, have the courage to build together a world that is truly home for all. In our common vulnerability, may we each share the best of ourselves.

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Faith leaders criticize Trump’s plan to reject new DACA applicants

 

Faith leaders criticize Trump’s plan to reject new DACA applicants

Faith leaders and immigrant advocates have denounced the Trump administration’s plan to reject first-time applications for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.

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A mother and child are seen at Covenant House in New Orleans April 10, 2020, during the coronavirus pandemic. (CNS photo/Cheryl Gerber via Covenant House)

  

Forgotten No More

Housed in a nondescript building in Manhattan, Covenant House is a place of refuge and hope for teens and young adults left behind.

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A family in Washington poses for a photo near the White House May 23, 2020, during the coronavirus pandemic. (CNS photo/Mary F. Calvert, Reuters)

 

COVID-19 Can Lead Us to a Better World

Do we want to go back to the same “normal” of inequality, discrimination, and separation? Or do we follow Pope Francis and work to do better?

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Lebanon’s Catholic leaders seek help; here’s where you can donate

 

Lebanon’s Catholic leaders seek help; here’s where you can donate

As Lebanon’s Catholic leaders appealed for help for their country, international and U.S. organizations appealed for donations for Beirut, capital of a country already suffering from a severe economic downturn.

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Citing COVID-19 economic toll, Newark closing five schools, merging three

 

Citing COVID-19 economic toll, Newark closing five schools, merging three

Citing the toll COVID-19 is taking on school enrollments and finances, the Archdiocese of Newark’s Office of Schools announced Aug. 4 that five elementary schools will not reopen this fall and three elementary schools will consolidate with nearby school communities.

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Honoring the Sabbath, Honoring Creation 

 

Honoring the Sabbath, Honoring Creation
 

So it is that the Sabbath, if practiced well, is no refuge from our everyday lives, but a reorientation that should come to permeate them.

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