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Published: September 13, 2017   

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Catholic groups mobilizing to help in Harvey’s aftermath

WASHINGTON -- Catholic dioceses and charities are quickly organizing to help in the aftermath of a Category 4 hurricane that made landfall with heavy rains and winds of 130 miles per hour late Aug. 25 into the Rockport, Texas area, northeast of Corpus Christi.

For 20 million Africans, drought and war mean no food

Conflict and drought are threatening more than 20 million people in four countries with the prospect of famine, and the U.N. has called this food crisis the largest humanitarian crisis since the world body was formed more than 70 years ago.


Finton “Dub” Pfeiffer, 82, a member of St. Joseph Church in Paris, died Aug. 25. He is survived by ...

Catholics support dignity, rights, indispensable role of workers

We just celebrated Labor Day here in the United States, a holiday that most people associate with the end of summertime, the beginning of college football season and a much-needed three day weekend before the long grind towards Thanksgiving and Christmas. (Understanding our Church, Seeds of Faith)

What is a sadness you’ve overcome through faith?

“I overcame my grandmother’s passing through faith. I used to call her every Sunday after church. When she passed away, I only found comfort at church because ...” (Youthspeak, Seeds of Faith)

What should be our response to fear, anxiety?

Sometimes it seems as if the world, and especially our nation, has gone mad. And the anxiety that many of us feel isn’t helping matters. Yet somehow, we feel not just a compulsion to be anxious, but an obligation, as if worrying can hold back the apocalypse. (Columns)

When giving in disaster, give like the widow

“And he called his disciples to him, and said to them, ‘Truly, I say to you, this poor widow has put in more than all those who are contributing to the treasury. For they all contributed out of their abundance; but she out of her poverty has put in everything she had, her whole living.’” (Mark 12:43-44) (Guest Commentary)

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