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Catholic leaders object to proposed changes in federal nutrition program

Catholic leaders object to proposed changes in federal nutrition program

| March 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops joined representatives of two leading Catholic charitable organizations in calling on a federal agency to withdraw or modify a plan to require some adults receiving food assistance to work or enroll in training programs or lose their government benefit.

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Bishops at summit consider 21 action items to handle, prevent abuse

Bishops at summit consider 21 action items to handle, prevent abuse

| Cindy Wooden | February 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Immediately after asking bishops and religious superiors to be concrete in confronting the clerical sexual abuse crisis and the need to protect children in the Church, Pope Francis handed them a list of 21 action items to consider.

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Blaming homosexuality for abuse of minors is distraction, victims say

Blaming homosexuality for abuse of minors is distraction, victims say

| Carol Glatz | February 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

People must stop using homosexuals as scapegoats for the sexual abuse of children, two male survivors of abuse by priests told reporters.

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Shutdown finds Catholic Charities agencies working to meet growing needs

Shutdown finds Catholic Charities agencies working to meet growing needs

| Dennis Sadowski | January 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Robert Archie knows he’d be homeless if it wasn’t for the Rapid Re-housing program run by Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Trenton, New Jersey.

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U.S. reports poverty declines, but agencies finding needs remain great

U.S. reports poverty declines, but agencies finding needs remain great

| Dennis Sadowski | September 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

The good news from the U.S. Census Bureau Sept. 12 was that the poverty rate dropped for the third straight year in 2017 and median family incomes ticked up 1.8 percent to nearly $61,400.

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SNAP apologizes to St. Louis Archdiocese, priests over false abuse claims

SNAP apologizes to St. Louis Archdiocese, priests over false abuse claims

| December 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests issued an apology to the Archdiocese of St. Louis and two of its priests, Father Joseph Jiang and the late Msgr. Joseph Pins.

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After backlash, Archbishop Nienstedt leaving Michigan parish

After backlash, Archbishop Nienstedt leaving Michigan parish

| January 21, 2016 | 17 Comments

Following complaints by some Catholics and leaders of an organization for victims of clergy sexual abuse, Archbishop John Nienstedt is leaving a temporary position with a parish in Battle Creek, Michigan, the parish’s pastor announced in a Jan. 21 letter.

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Listening to abuse survivors, building trust important for healing, vicar general says

Listening to abuse survivors, building trust important for healing, vicar general says

| May 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

Father Charles Lachowitzer, vicar general of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, attended the gathering that parishioners hosted at the church in early May. It included prayer, song and members of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests sharing their stories.

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