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At the count of three, the curtain slowly began to rise. As it rose, there on the other side was a gift for each of the 50 children standing by the curtain – and not just any gift, but something they’ve always dreamed of: beds to call their own. In partnership with the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Morris Furniture provided local kids who don’t have beds with new ones during the third annual “Day to Dream” event on Aug. 29.
CNA Staff, Jul 10, 2020 / 10:35 pm MT (CNA).- The U.S. bishops on Friday defended the use of the federal Paycheck Protection Program by Catholic parishes, hospitals, schools, dioceses, and social service agencies, after a report from the Associated Press said the government had given “special consideration” to faith

by Kate Scanlon Washington D.C., May 13, 2020 / 12:00 pm MT (CNA).- Public masses remain suspended in the Archdiocese of Washington amid the coronavirus pandemic, but the pews at the Shrine of the Sacred Heart are not empty. Priests, parishioners, and staff at Sacred Heart Parish recently assembled 500

by Mark Danis Mahatma Gandhi said, “A nation’s greatness is measured by how it treats its weakest members.” The onslaught of the coronavirus has exposed the frighteningly fragile support structure for a vulnerable segment of our society: the elderly. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) reports the highest percentage of

DELHI TOWNSHIP, OHIO – Feb. 18, 2020 – Sister of Charity of Cincinnati Helen Margaret Cullen died Feb. 12, 2020, at the age of 93 in Mother Margaret Hall, the nursing facility of the Sisters of Charity. Sister Helen Margaret was born Honora Cullen on July 8, 1926, to Walter

By Michelle Dushensky Acts of mercy occur every day—and are often overlooked. But when sharing God’s mercy becomes a way of life rather than an occasional occurrence, it’s impossible not to take notice. Since 2016, Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio (CCSWO) has recognized individuals and groups in the greater Cincinnati area

October 12, 2012 WASHINGTON — The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) issued the following statement, October 12. Full text follows: