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In Puerto Rico, much work to do and much suffering remains, says cardinal

The pope had sent the Chicago Cardinal Blase J. Cupich to the hurricane-battered island to make a visit before Christmas to express his deep concern for the people and reach out in solidarity on his behalf to those who are suffering.

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Prepare way for the Lord with prayer, acts of charity, pope says

Advent is a time to make a renewed commitment to prayer and to caring for others and make space for Jesus who is coming Pope Francis said Dec. 10, the second Sunday of Advent.

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Venezuelans try new food strategies to combat hunger, malnutrition

Throughout Venezuela there is an evil haunting all families these days: hunger.

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Iowa priest honored posthumously for heroism as chaplain at Pearl Harbor

On Dec. 7, relatives of the first chaplain, Father Aloysius Schmitt, to die in World War II accepted the Silver Star on his behalf 76 years to the day after he died saving 12 sailors during the Pearl Harbor attack.

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Bishops urge U.K. to allow more child refugees from France

U.K. Catholic leaders urged the British government to accept more child refugees from northern France after reports that hundreds of young people are being forced to sleep outdoors in low temperatures.

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‘Crowning jewel’ of national shrine — Trinity Dome Mosaic — dedicated

The overflowing congregation at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception hardly needed reminding to raise their "eyes to the heavens" during a dedication of the Trinity Dome Mosaic Dec. 8.

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