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Catholic News ServiceDecember 12, 2013
The global "wave of prayer" to eradicate hunger reached the U.S. Capitol with participants in an interfaith prayer service asking God to guide all people to better see and understand the needs of people living in poverty.During the noontime service on Dec. 10, many of the prayers focused o
Protesting 'fracking' in Ohio
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Catholic News ServiceDecember 12, 2013
Families fight 'fracking' natural gas in West Virginia, Ohio and other affected states
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Catholic News ServiceDecember 12, 2013
Catholic leaders in the Central African Republic spoke of a humanitarian crisis and criticized attempts to fuel interreligious clashes in their nation.Msgr. Cyriaque Gbate Doumalo, secretary-general of the nation's Catholic bishops' conference, told Catholic News Service on Dec. 11 that thou
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Catholic News ServiceDecember 10, 2013
Protest is "very much a spiritual movement," said Ukranian Bishop Borys Gudziak.
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Catholic News ServiceDecember 10, 2013
The service was said to have been one of the biggest gatherings of world leaders.
Wages of Sin?
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Catholic News ServiceDecember 09, 2013
When fast-food workers across the country walked off their jobs demanding higher wages on Dec. 5, their actions should have caught the attention of the nation's Catholics, say those who stress that the call for a living wage echoes long-standing Catholic social teaching.Christine Firer Hinze, th
Consolation in Johannesburg
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Catholic News ServiceDecember 06, 2013
Pope Francis asked God to "console and strengthen all who mourn (Mandela's) loss."
Remembering Nelson Mandela
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Catholic News ServiceDecember 05, 2013
"To him, people mattered because of who they were, not the position they held."
Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley of Boston, with Federico Lombardi, S.J.
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Catholic News ServiceDecember 05, 2013
Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley of Boston announced the decision at a Vatican briefing for reporters on Dec. 5.
Running from gunfire in Bangui, Central African Republic
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Catholic News ServiceDecember 05, 2013
The tense conditions have left people barricaded in their homes in the capital, Bangui.