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IMAGE: CNS photo/Sarah Webb, By Gina Christian PHILADELPHIA (CNS) — Thanksgiving should be a daily attitude rather than an annual observance, according to an American Indian leader in Pennsylvania. Chief Buffy Red Feather Brown, leader of the Southeastern Cherokee Confederacy of Pennsylvania Earth Band, says that a true appreciation

IMAGE: CNS photo/Rich Kalonick courtesy Catholic Extension By CHICAGO (CNS) — Sister Marie-Paule Willem, a Franciscan Missionary of Mary, who has been serving the poor in the U.S. and around the world for more than 60 years, will receive the 2018-2019 Lumen Christi Award from Catholic Extension. "Working across many

IMAGE: CNS photo/courtesy Vatican Dicastery for Communication By Junno Arocho Esteves VATICAN CITY (CNS) — After Islamic terrorists stormed the Algerian monastery he called home, Trappist Father Christian de Cherge felt compelled to put pen to paper and write down his testament. Father de Cherge, prior of the Monastery of

IMAGE: CNS photo/Jonathan Ernst, Reuters By WASHINGTON (CNS) — Late Associate Justice Antonin Scalia and former NFL quarterback Roger Staubach, both devout Catholics, received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor, in a White House ceremony. President Donald Trump presented the awards to five others as well

IMAGE: CNS photo/Paul Haring By Carol Glatz VATICAN CITY (CNS) — As the rich get richer, the increasing misery and cries of the poor are ignored every day, Pope Francis said. "We Christians cannot stand with arms folded in indifference" or thrown up in the air in helpless resignation, the

IMAGE: CNS photo/Terray Sylvester, Reuters By SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CNS) — By midday Nov. 16 firefighters had gained more ground in trying to contain the Camp Fire in Northern California, which is north of Sacramento and one of the deadliest blazes in the state. The same day in Southern California, more

IMAGE: CNS photo/Arlington Catholic Herald files By Ann M. Augherton ARLINGTON, Va. (CNS) — Picture the first Thanksgiving: a community coming together, one person bringing the fowl, another the bread, others sharing the fruits of their harvest, all gathering for a meal. The gratitude palpable for a plentiful harvest, for

IMAGE: CNS photo/Yahya Arhb, EPA By Dale Gavlak WASHINGTON (CNS) — Catholic and international aid organizations are pressing for an end to Yemen’s worsening war, where the United Nations says one child dies every 10 minutes. David Beasley, executive director of the World Food Program, called Yemen "the world’s worst

IMAGE: CNS photo/Brian Barbosa, courtesy University of San Diego By Denis Grasska SAN DIEGO (CNS) — The University of San Diego has a message for students who were once in the foster care system, homeless or at risk for homelessness. "We recognize that things have happened to you in your

IMAGE: CNS photo/Paul Haring By Carol Glatz VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis welcomed Israeli President Reuven Rivlin to the Vatican Nov. 15 for a private discussion that included the importance of building greater trust between Israelis and Palestinians. During their 35-minute meeting, they spoke about the importance of mutual