Street Renamed for Former Pastor in East New York

Women Praying for Msgr. Quinn to Be Saint

You Can Be a Star at Father Troike Summer Leadership Program (with slideshow)

Eyewitnesses to Mideast Persecution

Owen Comer, eighth grade Genesis at Xaverian

Youth Views: What do you like to read outside of the school curriculum?

30 July 2014

Responses from Genesis at Xaverian

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More Food, More Trails, A Cleaner Cemetery and Safer Children

30 July 2014

A total of six students and one faculty member are Eagle Scouts at Xaverian H.S., Bay Ridge.

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Archbishop Says Pope Is Coming to US

30 July 2014

by Nancy Wiechec FARGO, N.D. (CNS) – Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput said Pope Francis has accepted his invitation to attend the World Meeting of Families in the U.S. next year, even though the Philadelphia Archdiocese still has not received official confirmation from the Vatican. Archbishop Chaput made the announcement July 24 before giving his […]

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Diocesan Pro Vita Mass Will Return

30 July 2014

The Knights of Columbus have announced that the once-annual celebration of the Pro Vita (For Life) Mass will return on Saturday, Jan. 24, at 5 p.m. at St. James Cathedral-Basilica, Downtown Brooklyn. The event has not been held in the past several years. Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio will be the celebrant.

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Children Grow in Faith At IHM Summer Camp

30 July 2014

Bible camp at Immaculate Heart of Mary, Windsor Terrace, meant learning about extraordinary animals such as the axolotls, as well as saintly role models, such as a nun who cared for lepers, and of course Gospel stories.

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Pope Takes Lunch Hour In Employees’ Cafeteria

30 July 2014

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Taking the chef completely by surprise, Pope Francis unexpectedly showed up to eat with the Vatican’s blue collar workers at their cafeteria in the tiny city-state’s “industrial park.”

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Freed Sudanese Woman Gets to Meet the Pope

30 July 2014

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Meeting a Sudanese woman who risked execution for not renouncing her Catholic faith, Pope Francis thanked Meriam Ibrahim for her steadfast witness to Christ.

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100 Years Ago – Destructive Self-Interest Led to The Outbreak of World War I

30 July 2014

BERLIN (CNS) – As the world marks the 100th anniversary of World War I, Germany’s Catholic bishops urged efforts to overcome “destructive self-interest” and acknowledged the shared guilt of churches for the conflict, which left 16 million dead.

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Attraction, Not Proselytizing

30 July 2014

There has been a great deal of talk in recent years about the new evangelization. Everything that I have read or heard about it makes a great deal of sense to me, but I find that some people don’t have a clear idea about what it means to be an evangelizer.

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Reagan: Cold Warrior, Nuclear Abolitionist

30 July 2014

In recent years, as scholars have explored Ronald Reagan’s foreign policy with greater access to primary-source documents, something utterly baffling to the conventional wisdom of his time – and ours – has come into focus: Reagan, while determined to win the Cold War, was also eager to rid the world of nuclear weapons.

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