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Friday, June 22, 2018
As immigration woes rise, lawmakers can't agree on solutions
Children and members of faith groups gather June 21 at the U.S. Capitol in Washington to protest the Trump administration's treatment of immigrants. (CNS photo/courtesy Jason Miller, Franciscan Action...

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Blessings rain down at new center at Institute for the Hispanic Family
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Children react to the sprinkling of holy water as Archbishop Leonard P. Blair blesses the new Family Support and Therapeutic Learning Center at the Institute for the Hispanic Family on June 20. The n...

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Trump signs executive order stopping family separation policy
President Donald Trump is seen with with Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen and Vice President Mike Pence at the White House June 20 prior to signing an executive order to halt the separa...

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Pope supports U.S. bishops' criticism of 'immoral' immigration policy
Members of the Border Patrol Search, Trauma, and Rescue Unit near Falfurrias, Texas, apprehend an immigrant from Guatemala June 19. Pope Francis told Reuters he stands with the U.S. bishops in their c...

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Abuse allegation against Cardinal McCarrick found credible
Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick, retired archbishop of Washington, is seen during the opening Mass of the National Prayer Vigil for Life at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Concept...

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Bishops across U.S. condemn separation, detention of migrant children
Casa Padre, an unaccompanied minor shelter, is seen in Brownsville, Texas, June 18. (CNS photo/Callaghan O'Hare, Reuters) WASHINGTON (CNS) – From Denver to New York City, the country's Catholic bishop...

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As immigration woes rise, lawmakers can't agree on solutions
As immigration woes rise, lawmakers can't agree on solutions
Blessings rain down at new center at Institute for the Hispanic Family
Blessings rain down at new center at Institute for the Hispanic Family
Trump signs executive order stopping family separation policy
Trump signs executive order stopping family separation policy
Pope supports U.S. bishops' criticism of 'immoral' immigration policy
Pope supports U.S. bishops' criticism of 'immoral' immigration policy
Abuse allegation against Cardinal McCarrick found credible
Abuse allegation against Cardinal McCarrick found credible
Bishops across U.S. condemn separation, detention of migrant children
Bishops across U.S. condemn separation, detention of migrant children

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ARCHBISHOP

Let me share with you some spiritual wisdom from a great bishop, St. Francis de Sales. When we face some...

LOCAL

Children react to the sprinkling of holy water as Archbishop Leonard P. Blair blesses the new Family Support and Therapeutic...

WORLD

Pope Francis answers questions from journalists aboard his flight from Geneva to Rome June 21. Looking on is Father Mauricio...

ARTS

Iraqi refugee Mothana Butres of Zahle, Lebanon, works on an icon in this undated photo. (CNS photo/courtesy of Mothana Butres)BEIRUT...

FROM OUR READERS

Lisa Irish, a chaplain and spiritual director, will offer the special presentation "The Sacred Art of Grieving" at 2 p.m.

YOUTH

Children are pictured onstage as Pope Francis leads his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican June 13.

20180614T1221 0175 CNS MOVIE REVIEW TAG 800Jake Johnson, Ed Helms, Hannibal Buress, Isla Fisher, Jon Hamm and Annabelle Wallis star in a scene from the movie "Tag." (CNS photo/Warner Bros. Pictures)NEW YORK (CNS) -- Some rituals of childhood bonding are best left in the past. The cringe-inducing "Tag" (Warner Bros.) is a perfect example. 

20180607T0954 17910 CNS MOVIE REVIEW NEIGHBOR 800Fred Rogers, the much-loved children's television figure, who died in 2003, right, is pictured with David Newell, as Speedy Delivery's Mr. McFeely, in the documentary "Won't You Be My Neighbor?" (CNS photo/Lynn Johnson, Focus Features) NEW YORK (CNS) -- First off, to answer everyone's question about "Won't You Be My Neighbor?" (Focus), the cheerful and reverent documentary about Fred Rogers, creator and host of the PBS stalwart "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood": Will it make you cry?

CAROUSEL On Broadway.2.Photo by Julieta Cervantes 900x600A scene from "Carousel" at the Imperial Theatre on Broadway (Photo by Julieta Cervantes)NEW YORK – After 73 years, the greatness of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Carousel” is undiminished in a fresh and splendid revival at the Imperial Theatre on West 45th Street. It soars, and most of its original wonders have been preserved. Some have even been a bit embellished.