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WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The firestorm surrounding the clergy sex abuse crisis and the way some bishops handled allegations of abuse against priests will be an important part of the agenda of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' fall general assembly.
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- No one is excluded from the love of God or from being welcomed into the Catholic Church, but God's love and the church's welcome also come with a call to conversion, said the English-language groups at the Synod of Bishops.
YORK (CNS) -- In the current toxic environment where political rivals describe
each other as "evil" and "enemies," it is imperative to remember that in
America, "our political opponents are not evil, they are just our opponents,"
according to Ambassador Nikki R. Haley.
MEXICO CITY (CNS) -- A
Scalabrini migrant shelter in Guatemala City has served 1,700 Hondurans heading
north as part of a caravan seeking to reach the U.S. border.
CITY (CNS) -- The point of the Synod of Bishops on young people is not primarily
to produce a document, but instead is to learn from Christ how to "bring
God's mercy into the world," Bishop Frank J. Caggiano of Bridgeport,
Connecticut, said in a homily at the synod.
(CNS) -- A report from two leading faith-based agencies serving immigrants
entering the United States from Mexico and Central America called on the
federal government to end a policy of separating children from their families and
help families comply with immigration law.
CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis, at a meeting with South Korean President Moon
Jae-in, said he is willing to visit North Korea.
MIAMI (CNS) -- The physical impact of Hurricane Michael and the
anticipated recovery period for parts of the Florida Panhandle appear to be on
a scale of last year's Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands,
according to the church's top emergency management specialist in Florida.
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Helping young migrants hold fast to
their cultural and religious identity, especially in situations where they are
a minority, was a recurring topic at the Synod of Bishops.
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Hurling insults and being indifferent
to other people's lives is the first step along the winding path that leads to
killing them, at least
figuratively, Pope Francis said.
(CNS) -- This generation of immigrants to Baltimore will continue to find a
haven in the Catholic Church.
ROME (CNS) -- At a time of technological and scientific
progress, "we ought to feel shame" for not having advanced in
"humanity and solidarity" enough to feed the world's poor, Pope
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