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Go and find disciples by following Christ's example, archbishop says

COLLEGE PARK, Ga. (CNS) -- Archbishop Gregory Wilton D. Gregory urged participants at the Atlanta Archdiocese's Eucharistic Congress to find candidates for discipleship by following "the example of Christ himself."


Pope: Migrants' deaths should provoke sadness, action, not indifference

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The tragic deaths of thousands of men, women and children who die while searching for a better future should trigger compassion and action, not indifference, Pope Francis said.


Diocese issues statement regarding Supreme Court’s decision in Hobby Lobby case

WASHINGTON (CNS) — In a narrowly tailored 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court June 30 said closely held companies may be exempted from a government requirement to include contraceptives in employee health insurance coverage under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.