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Overheard – April 24, 2014

Overheard – April 24, 2014

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

“It is necessary to reassert the strongest opposition to every direct attack on life, especially innocent and defenseless life, and the unborn child in the womb is the definition of innocence. Every Christian is responsible for this evangelical witness: to protect life in all its stages with courage and love.

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News Notes – April 24, 2014

News Notes – April 24, 2014

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

David Haas receives national award
St. Thomas Academy headmaster named
67th annual rosary procession set for May 4

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In Pictures – April 25, 2014

In Pictures – April 25, 2014

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

BLESSING THE OILS
VIGIL FOR LIFE

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Draft Day

Draft Day

| Joseph McAleer | April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

It may be baseball season, but it’s the National Football League that’s front and center in “Draft Day.”

This rather parochial (and heavily promotional) sports drama explores the extreme measures professional teams will take to secure new talent and, they hope, a shot at the Super Bowl.

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Maimed migrants demand visas from Mexico for Central Americans

Maimed migrants demand visas from Mexico for Central Americans

| David Agren | April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Fifteen former migrants, all missing limbs, left El Progreso, Honduras, without money in late March, heading for Mexico, where many had been mutilated while riding the rails through the country in ill-fated attempts to reach the United States.

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Jesus ‘knows what you are going through,’ Cardinal Dolan tells inmates

Jesus ‘knows what you are going through,’ Cardinal Dolan tells inmates

| Beth Griffin | April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

At an upbeat Mass in a maximum security prison, Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan said Holy Week resonates with inmates, who can relate to Jesus’ arrest, captivity and trial.

The archbishop of New York celebrated Mass April 14 for offenders, staff and visitors at the Sullivan Correctional Facility in Fallsburg.

The state prison, 100 miles north of New York City, houses approximately 450 men. Most are serving life sentences for committing violent felonies. The hilltop facility is surrounded by tall chain-link fences, topped with concertina wire.

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Pope’s Via Crucis meditations: God is on side of abused, violated

Pope’s Via Crucis meditations: God is on side of abused, violated

| Carol Glatz | April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The often silent plight of sexually abused children, victims of domestic violence, prisoners, the abandoned elderly, the unemployed and immigrants facing hostility will be given a powerful voice during the Stations of the Cross at Rome’s Colosseum.

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Task force submits report, recommendations regarding protection of children

Task force submits report, recommendations regarding protection of children

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

While the Safe Environment and Ministerial Standards Task Force’s report notes the archdiocese’s diligence in adopting policies and procedures to protect children, it also includes recommendations to address “serious shortcomings” in how the archdiocese has implemented the U.S. bishops’ “Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People.”

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