• Pope Francis will find a US Church in upheaval

    • Sep 21, 2015

    MERCED, Calif. — More than 5,000 parishioners packed the pews, the choir loft, and the vestibule on a recent weekend at Sacred Heart Church here in California’s Central Valley for five Masses — four of them in Spanish. Young Hispanic families spilled outside onto the steps, straining to hear the

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