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  • Cardinal O'Malley speaks out on immigration crisis

    BOSTON (CNS) -- In an op-ed published in The Boston Globe Sept. 9, Cardinal Seán P. O'Malley called for spirit of "civility and charity" in resolving the question of immigration and said that the country's deep division on the issue has "produced severe human consequences."

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Lugira named Cathedral High principal


SOUTH END -- Cathedral High School in Boston's South End, this week announced that Nampeera Lugira has been named the school's new principal. In this leadership position, Lugira will help to further the school's definitive focus on providing students with the highest educational opportunities and the proper tools for 21st-century learning.

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Cardinal O'Malley speaks out on immigration crisis


BOSTON (CNS) -- In an op-ed published in The Boston Globe Sept. 9, Cardinal Seán P. O'Malley called for spirit of "civility and charity" in resolving the question of immigration and said that the country's deep division on the issue has "produced severe human consequences."

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Quincy's Friends of the Unborn celebrates 35 years


QUINCY -- Though Hurricane Dorian had threatened to bring rain on Sept. 7, the sun broke through for Friends of the Unborn's 35th anniversary celebration. Friends of the Unborn is a maternity home and program in Quincy where mothers can stay throughout their pregnancies and up until their children are a year old. Residents can take on-site life skills, parenting, and enrichment classes. The program provides not only shelter but also assistance in applying for housing and planning education and career advancement. Friends of the Unborn collaborates with social workers from many local and state agencies to help address residents' various needs, including legal assistance in court cases.

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Two bishops on Missouri diocese's list of substantiated abusers


KANSAS CITY, Mo. (CNS) -- The names of two bishops appear on a list of clergy with "substantiated abuse of minors allegations" from the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph released Sept. 6. The bishops are retired Bishop Joseph H. Hart of Cheyenne, Wyoming, and now-deceased Bishop Joseph V. Sullivan of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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Court allows Trump administration to bar asylum-seekers for now


WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The Supreme Court issued an unsigned order late Sept. 11 that will temporarily allow the Trump administration to enforce its new rule preventing many Central American migrants from seeking asylum in the United States, while the legal battle over this issue continues to work its way through the courts.

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Newark's Cardinal Tobin joins Catholics protesting immigration detention


WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin of Newark, New Jersey, blessed and then prayed near a group of Catholics who blocked a crosswalk, arranging themselves in the shape of a cross in front of Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Newark Sept. 4, to protest the detention of children and families in immigration facilities.

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Archbishop Etienne will not live in mansion: 'I am a pastor, not a prince'


SEATTLE (CNS) -- Seattle Archbishop Paul D. Etienne said he will not live in the 9,000-square-foot mansion that many of his predecessors called home. In a letter sent to archdiocesan priests and deacons Sept. 3 -- his first day as leader of the Archdiocese of Seattle -- the archbishop wrote: "While the Connolly House has been home to the archbishops since 1920, it will not be home for me."

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