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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.

Kino Teens bring youthful zeal to immigration reform efforts

NOGALES, Mexico (CNS) -- In a soup kitchen just across the U.S. border, Nicole Davison sat down at a table lined with men.