Jesuit Father Greg Boyle, founder of Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles, poses for a photo with trainees in this undated photo.
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Alejandra Molina - Religion News Service
This is the first time Homeboy Industries has received this level of funding, enabling a new level of capacity to serve people who have been in prison and involved in gangs.
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Catholic News Service
A Rwandan immigrant awaiting trial for the arson of the cathedral in Nantes turned himself into police for killing the French provincial of the Montfort Missionaries.
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The Associated Press
Former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has been charged with sexually assaulting a teenage boy during a wedding reception in the 1970s, court records show.
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Gerard O’Connell
History was made in the Vatican this morning when the trial against Cardinal Angelo Becciu and nine other persons on charges including abuse of office, embezzlement and fraud.
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Grace Doerfler
Mr. Castón said he is committed to using this opportunity to be a voice for the residents of his district. “I want to magnify the humanity of the men and the women that I represent.”
Italian Judge Rosario Livatino, who was murdered in Sicily in 1990 by the crime syndicate Cosa Nostra, is pictured in an image provided by the Archdiocese of Agrigento. Marking the May 8 beatification of Judge Livatino, a Vatican dicastery announced a working group on “the excommunication of mafias.” (CNS photo/courtesy Archdiocese of Agrigento)
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Filipe Domingues
“Like Jesus, Judge Livatino died forgiving his murderers,” said Cardinal Marcelo Semeraro during the beatification ceremony of May 9, 2021, at the Cathedral of Agrigento in Sicily.