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Pope Francis greets a baby during his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican Feb. 22. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) See POPE-AUDIENCE-CREATION Feb. 22, 2017.

Greed, selfishness corrupt beauty of God’s creation, pope says

February 23, 2017

By Junno Arocho Esteves, Catholic News Service


Residents Encounter Christ program marks 100th weekend at Ludlow jail

February 22, 2017

Story and photos by Stephen Kiltonic


Los Angeles Archbishop Jose H. Gomez, second from left, links arms with other participants on stage after a panel discussion on migration issues Feb. 17 during the U.S. Regional World Meeting of Popular Movements in Modesto, Calif. The archbishop said fear has spread among unauthorized immigrants in the U.S. as the government cracks down on illegal immigration. (CNS photo/Dennis Sadowski) See WMPM-SANCTUARY Feb. 22, 2017.

Sanctuary advocated by grass-roots leaders to blunt deportation crackdown

By Dennis Sadowski, Catholic News Service

Children sit in a shelter during shelling Feb. 3 in Donetsk, Ukraine. The head of the Ukrainian Catholic Church called on the international community to "stop the aggressor" in Ukraine's "forgotten conflict" and help the 1 million children in need of humanitarian assistance. (CNS photo/Alexander Ermochenko, EPA) See UKRAINE-CHILDREN-VATICAN Feb. 22, 2017.

Help stop war in Ukraine, aid children in need, says church leader

By Carol Glatz, Catholic News Service

Refugees from Eritrea tell Pope Francis about their journey to safety during a meeting Feb. 21 at the Vatican with participants in the VI International Forum on Migration and Peace. (CNS photo/L’Osservatore Romano) See POPE-SCALABRINI-MIGRANTS Feb. 21, 2017.

Populism fueling self-centered rejection of migrants, pope says

By Junno Arocho Esteves, Catholic News Service

A "No Trespassing" sign is situated along the steel bollard border fence in Nogales, Ariz., Feb. 19. (CNS photo/Nancy Wiechec)

Trump administration announces wide-ranging immigration guidelines

By Rhina Guidos, Catholic News Service


OBITUARY: Sr. Judith Ann Levins, SSJ

HOLYOKE — Sister of St. Joseph Judith Ann Levins (formerly Sister Mary Patrick), 79, a member of the Sisters of […]

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Diocesan Latino community holds fundraiser for V Encuentro

Story and photos by Kathleen Harrington

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