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“How can my vote count?”

“During each election cycle, we all need to ask ourselves, ‘How can my vote count? How can my vote help to make my community, this nation and the world a better place?’ The Catholic Church doesn’t tell us whom to vote for or what political party to join. But it calls
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Remembering Who We Are and The Story We Belong To

Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. presented “Reclaiming the Church for the Catholic Imagination” at the Bishops’ Symposium, co-sponsored by the USCCB Committee on Doctrine and the McGrath Institute for Church Life at the University of Notre Dame on October 19, 201
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Bill Needed to Give Safe Harbor to Sexually Exploited Youth

What are the kids in your life worried about right now? Is your grandson talking about what to dress up as for Halloween? Is your niece worried about her math test? Is your son anxious about an upcoming football game? Now imagine a child who has become the victim of sex trafficking. T
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Beyond the Headlines: Healing for Sexual Abuse Survivors

The first response that a survivor of childhood sexual abuse receives when revealing what happened to him or her is crucial for opening the door toward healing. “I believe you.” “It is not your fault.” “I am sorry that happened to you.” The news of grand jury investigations and a rene
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Catholic Relief Services Commits $5 Million to Hurricane Matthew Response

Hurricane Matthew Response
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is committing an initial $5 million to help Haiti and other countries in the Caribbean recover from Hurricane Matthew, the powerful storm that has left hundreds dead and devastated communities in this nation still recovering from the earthquake that stru
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Should Doctors Be Neutral on Suicide?

Most of us have spent time with a loved one at the end of his or her life.  Depending on circumstances, this could have been a peaceful and loving experience or one filled with anxiety and uncertainty. Some see doctor prescribed suicide as the solution to this uncertainty.  However, d
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5 PA Catholic Schools Awarded Blue Ribbon

Five Catholic schools in Pennsylvania were awarded the distinction of the “National Blue Ribbon School ” from the United States Department of Education. These Blue Ribbon schools are chosen “based on their overall academic excellence or their progress in closing achi
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