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Year in review — After a year of setbacks, uncertainty looms for immigrants in 2017

(One in a series) By Rhina Guidos Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — At a Mass packed mostly with immigrants, Washington Auxiliary Bishop Mario E. Dorsonville tried to get the crowd to focus on the plight of the Holy Family. … Continue reading

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Year in review — Time of mercy: Holy doors close, but mission of mercy continues

(One in a series) By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The Year of Mercy brought more than 20 million pilgrims to Rome, but for Pope Francis, the idea always was that the celebration of God’s mercy … Continue reading

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Year in review — Catholic agencies see collaboration as key as new leaders come aboard

(One in a series) By Dennis Sadowski Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — Stronger collaboration among leading Catholic organizations is ahead as they address long-standing human needs and strive to ensure that the work of the church prospers. From leadership … Continue reading

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Year in review — Supreme Court tackles major issues, loses key member of bench

(One in a series) By Carol Zimmermann Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — The U.S. Supreme Court not only tackled a number of issues this year including immigration, abortion, the contraceptive mandate of the Affordable Care Act and the death … Continue reading

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Year in Review: ‘Laudato Si” put spotlight on environment

By Dennis Sadowski Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — There is no mistaking that through the centuries, papal documents and the reflections of saints and the words of Catholic theologians show a deep commitment to appreciating and protecting Earth and … Continue reading

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Year in Review: Refugees, displaced people at highest since World War II

By Tom Tracy Catholic News Service WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (CNS) — The explosive global refugee crisis — likely the top debate-generating news story of 2015 — seems destined to dominate domestic and foreign politics for years to come at … Continue reading

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Year in Review: Marriage ruling leaves unanswered questions for religious groups

By Angela Cave Catholic News Service NEW YORK (CNS) — There are still unanswered questions about the legal implications of June’s Supreme Court same-sex marriage ruling, but analysts agree religious institutions face big challenges in the months and years to … Continue reading

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