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  • Catholic university students aid drought-stricken communities in Kenya

    Catholic university students aid drought-stricken communities in Kenya

    • Apr 16, 2017

    Students at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa answered the call made by the Church and international organizations to help the communities in Kenya who risk starvation due to the drought that has devastated the region. Through concerts and donations, the students managed to raise money and collect food for the needy.

  • Bishop urges Arkansas governor to reconsider seven executions

    Bishop urges Arkansas governor to reconsider seven executions

    • Apr 15, 2017

    In Arkansas, an effort to execute seven men in 11 days, before the final batch of a drug used in lethal injections expires, raised objections by Church leaders. Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Florida, joined the ranks of those urging the governor of Arkansas to reconsider the executions.

  • U.S. Catholics urged to use Passion as motivation to change the world

    U.S. Catholics urged to use Passion as motivation to change the world

    • Apr 15, 2017

    Christian leaders across the United States have been using Holy Week liturgies to draw attention to the social issues affecting the country. Los Angeles Archbishop Joes H. Gomez said Holy Week is meant to remind Catholics what it means to be a Christian in today’s world and how they can bring hope and possibility to an uncertain society.