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  • Youth feed 2000 homeless people every night in Uruguay

    Youth feed 2000 homeless people every night in Uruguay

    Every night, hundreds of young people belonging to church groups walk the streets of Uruguay’s capital giving food to homeless people. Some coming from universities, parishes, and movements in the archdiocese go out to distribute more than 1900 meals to the city’s homeless residents. One participant said, “We try to be there as much as the people want us to be. Sometimes they need to talk for an hour, and we stay there for an hour. Other times, they grab the warm plate and take off.”

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  • Some fear parish consolidation could affect soup kitchens

    Some fear parish consolidation could affect soup kitchens

    The Archdiocese of Hartford has implemented a plan to consolidate 212 parishes into 127 new entities. The community at the parish of St. Anne – which did not survive the process – is questioning what will become of the parish’s flagship ministry, a soup kitchen. Parish staff, volunteers and soup kitchen guests say they have been told the soup kitchen will remain at the church “for the foreseeable future,” but that there are no guarantees as the planning process moves forward at the local level.

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