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The Catholic Relief Services Collection helps 'Jesus In Disguise'

WASHINGTON— The Catholic Relief Services Collection will take place the weekend of March 9-10. This year's collection theme: "Jesus in Disguise: How will you help?" invites Catholics to influence the lives of more than 100 million people at home and abroad, particularly families affected by persecution, war and natural disasters.


Papacy of Pope Benedict XVI highlighted his pastoral, scholarly, holy life, says Cardinal Dolan

WASHINGTON—Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, issued this statement moments after learning of the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI on February 11, 2013


Archbishop Jose H. Gomez calls Senate immigration framework important first step

WASHINGTONArchbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Committee on Migration, welcomed principles set forth by a group of eight U.S. Senators as a blueprint for reform of our nation's immigration system.