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  • Pope visits the homeless in DC

    After delivering a historic speech at a joint meeting of Congress in English, Pope Francis went back to his native Spanish to address those with whom he feels more comfortable: the poor. Meeting a group of homeless people, he told them, “Jesus was homeless, too.” “The Son of God came

  • Most US dioceses have women in key posts, but some have none

    Of three high-ranking jobs open to laypeople in Catholic dioceses across the United States — chancellor, chief financial officer, and schools superintendent — only one-third are filled by women. In fact, 35 percent of US dioceses have no women at all in these influential positions. On the other hand, given that leadership

  • Women lead in the Church, even as Catholics debate their role

    When Sister Donna Markham, OP, assumes leadership of Catholic Charities USA later this year, three of the Catholic Church’s largest social service groups in the United States — Catholic Charities, Catholic Relief Services, and the Catholic Health Association — will be led by women, a paradox, some say, in a


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