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Father Edmund J. Shallow, pastor, Divine Mercy Parish, Carteret, gives a special blessing to parishioner Sophie Wutkowski for her 100th birthday at Holy Family worship site. – photo courtesy of Gerald J. Wutkowski Sr.


Pope Francis looks at a drawing from a child during an audience with members of Italy's Association Against Leukemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma at the Vatican March 2, 2019. The pope said providing care to the sick should include taking care of their spiritual needs. CNS photo/Vatican Media

Lent is a time for a little less hypocrisy, pope says

Notre Dame president says crisis ‘demands prayer’ but ‘we must also act’

Guatemalans hit by three years of drought among those CRS Rice Bowl helps

Irish nun receives Women of Courage Award for work in South Sudan

Update: Pope: No more excuses; time for ‘all-out battle’ against crime of abuse 

Summit emphasizes global nature of abuse crisis, need to put victims first

 Summit affirms need to hold bishops accountable, U.S. cardinal says

Measures to help protect minors are imminent, summit moderator says