The faithful wear masks and some wear gloves as they receive Communion at the first English Mass with faithful present at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in downtown Los Angeles.
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The Pew Research Center found that 82 percent of Catholic adults said they were at least partially vaccinated as of August—including 86 percent of Latino Catholics and 79 percent of white Catholics.
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The panel consisted of six Catholics from across the medical field and around the globe and they made appeals to a shared faith identity and to “pro-life” values.
A Catholic pastor receives the first of the two Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccinations
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Priests navigate Catholics' fears and hesitancies in vaccine exemption requests to balance love for neighbor and self with individual conscience.
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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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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San Diego Bishop Robert McElroy has sent a letter saying there is no basis in Catholic teaching to offer a religious exemption for COVID-19 vaccinations.
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Washington, Colorado and Oregon are now among the U.S. states that have legalized the process of converting human bodies into soil, a procedure the Catholic Church said fails to show “respect for the body of the deceased.”
Socialite turned nun Ann Russell Miller
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San Francisco socialite Ann Russell Miller spent her early adult years chairing benefit galas, vacationing on yachts along the Mediterranean. But when her husband died, Miller took vows of silence and poverty to become Sister Mary Joseph.
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An app developed by Catholic Extension helps sisters to address the spiritual and mental health needs of Latino immigrants in their neighborhoods.
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This is the South Central Los Angeles church where 22-year-old Amanda Gorman, the youngest inaugural poet in U.S. history, grew up singing in the youth choir, taking her sacraments and reciting her poetry.
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Latino voters this election season were instrumental in helping flip the state of Arizona blue for the first time since 1996, but in Florida and Texas more Latinos than expected voted for President Donald Trump.