July 7, 2016

Pray for those who scorn, take advantage of you, pope tells poor

Pray for those responsible for extreme poverty and for priests who ignore those who are hurting, Pope Francis said July 6.
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‘Amoris Laetitia’ at three months: Communion question still debated

Three months after the publication of Pope Francis' exhortation on marriage and family, bishops around the world are studying practical ways to apply it.
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Rebuilding: Summer camp adds to healing efforts in West Baltimore

Fourteen months after the death of Freddie Gray Jr. and the unrest in its wake, a large portion of the effort to better West Baltimore is coming from the community itself.
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Dreaming of an ordinary summer

At the end of the school year, when Rita's kindergartener came home with his summer bucket list, he had written three words: “Swim. Movies. Picnic.”
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Irish parliament rejects amendment that would have liberalized abortion

The Irish parliament has defeated legislation that would have allowed abortion of fetuses diagnosed with life-limiting conditions.
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