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Here is a letter sent last week by the bishops of Texas to US RepresentativeMichael McCaulregarding the situation of refugee children at the US-Mexico border. * * * Dear Representative McCaul, As the bishops of the Catholic Dioceses of Texas, we strongly urge you--and your fellow policymakers at both the st...read more
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-- 1 Kings 3:5,7-12 Psalm 119:57,72,76-77,127-128,129-130 Romans 8:28-30 Matthew 13:44-52 King Solomon, the son of David, was established in his kingdom and built the temple for God. The Book …read more
-- Sirach 44:1,10-15 Psalm 132:11,13-14,17-18 Matthew 13:16-17 Today we celebrate the memorial of Saints Joachim and Anne, the parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary. They were chosen by God to …read more
The Franciscan Custos of the Holy Land says that to restore peace in the war-torn region, a courageous, charismatic leader such as Pope Francis is needed. Just two months ago, Fr. …read more
The Pope spent his lunchtime today queuing up for food in the Vatican canteen and dining with Vatican staff. Franco Piano, the chef, has reflected on Francis’ surprise visit there in an …read more
A crucial stipulation regarding the right to religious freedom in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is being “violated universally” and is “under threat in almost every corner of the …read more