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Cardinal John Olorunfemi Onaiyekan of Abuja and Sheik Nura Khalid, chief imam of Apo Legislators Quarters Jumu’at Mosque, joined the members of the #BringBackOurGirls movement Aug. 27 to mark the 500 days that more than 200 girls of the Government Secondary School, Chibok, who were abducted by Boko Haram in their dormitory in Borno state April 14, 2014. more
The World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation should be a time for individuals to examine their lifestyles and the way they impact the environment, Pope Francis said. more
Parents who juggle packed work and family schedules deserve a Nobel Prize in mathematics for doing something not even the most brilliant scientists can do: They pack 48 hours of activity into 24, Pope Francis said. more
The morning after the industrial blast in Tianjin, China, the Tianjin Diocesan Social Service Center helped line up 60 volunteers to assist the government’s rescue and relief work. The volunteers donated drinking water, clothes and other supplies to hospitals and temporary settlements for evacuees, reported ucanews.com. more
Like their Orthodox brothers and sisters, Catholics formally will mark Sept. 1 as the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, Pope Francis has decided. more
Eleven priests of the archdiocese have retired, effective July 1, the Cardinal’s Office has announced. All had previously reached the normal priest retirement age of 75, or they will reach it at some point this year. more
Twenty-seven priests have been reappointed to their current assignments, the Cardinal’s Office has announced. more
In an op-ed piece published July 29 in the New York Daily News, Cardinal Dolan took issue with the anti-immigrant rhetoric of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump without explicitly naming him. more
The Israelites, we are told in the Bible, wandered in the wilderness for 40 years. The Ghanaians had wandered around the Bronx for about half that time looking for a parish home, still a long stretch by any measure. more
On a sweltering summer day last week, hundreds of boys gathered on the track at Fordham Preparatory School in the Bronx for a unique type of race in which all of the 16 participating teams were winners—and not one of the boys had to run. Instead, t more

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