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Beth Griffin - Catholic News Service September 21, 2018
Cardinal Dolan introduced Judge Barbara S. Jones, his first special counsel and independent reviewer, at a Sept. 20 news conference at the New York Catholic Center.
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Beth Griffin - Catholic News Service May 07, 2018
Six of the nine agencies that assist the U.S. State Department in resettling refugees in 190 communities throughout the U.S. are faith-based organizations.
Children play in a double-fenced playground area outside the T. Don Hutto "Family Residential Facility" in Taylor, Texas. Migration is not a crime and vulnerable migrant and refugee children should not be detained as if they were criminals, speakers said at a U.N. program Feb 21 in New York City. (CNS photo/Bahram Mark Sobhani)
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Beth Griffin - Catholic News Service February 23, 2018
U.N. agencies estimate more than 65 million people are currently stateless or forcibly displaced from their countries and 51 percent of them are children.
Bess June and John Lane, who will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary at the end of National Marriage Week, which is Feb 7-14, pose for a Feb. 6 photo at their home in Rye, N.Y. Laughter, tolerance and shared faith are important ingredients in a loving, lasting marriage, according to the New York couple. (CNS photo/JoAnn Cancro Photography)
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Beth Griffin - Catholic News Service February 08, 2018
Laughter, tolerance and shared faith are important ingredients in a loving, lasting marriage, according to a New York couple who will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary at the end of National Marriage Week.
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Beth Griffin - Catholic News Service February 06, 2018
After 52 years of armed conflict in Colombia, government and rebel leaders reached a peace accord in late 2016. Now, the country is rebuilding.
A Syrian Democratic Forces sniper aims his weapon at Islamic State fighters in Raqqa, Syria, on Aug. 19. (CNS photo/Zohra Bensemra, Reuters)
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Beth Griffin - Catholic News Service November 07, 2017
"The international community must respond to the outrages systematically committed by Daesh with a rock-solid resolve to prevent similar future abominations from recurring."
Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the United States, addresses the audience during a discussion on March 15 in New York City on the first four years of Pope Francis' papacy. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)
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Beth Griffin - Catholic News Service March 16, 2017
"The raison d'etre of the church is evangelization. It's not a business, it's not an organization or an association for the defense of Jesus," Archbishop Pierre said.
A religious sister is seen comforting a sick woman in 2016 at Snehadam Old Age Home in Gurgaon, India. Catholic Near East Welfare Association is celebrating 90 years of service to Eastern Catholic churches and the poor in the Middle East, northeast Africa, India and Eastern Europe. (CNS photo/courtesy John E. Kozar, CNEWA)
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Beth Griffin - Catholic News Service March 15, 2017
Msgr. John E. Kozar, secretary of the Catholic Near East Welfare Association, said the agency maintains a low profile because it works through and with the local church.
Cardinal Parolin is pictured at the Vatican in this Oct. 31, 2015, file photo. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
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Beth Griffin - Catholic News Service September 22, 2016
"Today, as in the past, religions are being manipulated to incite intolerance and hatred against individuals, groups or entire populations."
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Beth Griffin - Catholic News Service May 06, 2016
Father Kelly recalled Father Berrigan and his late brother and fellow activist Philip as men who lived the Resurrection and challenged religious leaders to know “bomb-blessing has no place in Jesus’ self-giving.”