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The individuals in the page one photo in the Catholic Star Herald on Aug. 3 were incorrectly identified. The lifeguard is Mike Clark and the student being tossed in the

Growing in Faith

Catholics in America – Cardinal Mahony, advocate for immigrant rights

This September, Fairfield University President Father Jeffrey von Arx and our Center for Faith and Public Life will host a gathering of presidents of Catholic colleges and universities. The issues

As I See It

Living in the only country they have ever known

Rafael recently came to my office with his 16 year old daughter, Mimi. He wanted to sign Mimi up for what he called the “Dream Act,” but he didn’t know

As I See It

One youth’s view of the violence around him

As I step out of my lovely home in the seemingly peaceful neighborhood of Parkside, I see things that your average 19 year old wouldn’t see. For example, a lifeless

As I See It

Camden violence demands a response

A few weeks ago, Camden had its deadliest July since 1949. That was the year that Howard Unruh, America’s first serial killer, killed 13 people on one day. This year,

On Behalf of Justice

‘Because the Bible says’ is not enough

Many intelligent people think it is enough to find in the Bible the correct quote for some ethical question. But even Shakespeare noted that the devil can quote Scripture for

Arts & Media News

Reaching out in song

Singer-songwriter Kathleen Fowle doesn’t even remember his name. He was homeless. She met him years ago in St. Paul, Minn., and their encounter was, in most ways, unremarkable. He didn’t

Office of Stewardship

Couple that can’t say no helps bring parishes together

Photo by James A. McBride Father Rene L. Canales, parochial vicar of St. Clare of Assisi, Parish, Gibbstown, stands with Leslie and Mike Pszwaro. The couple could not refuse requests

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New Seminarians

Bishop Joseph Galante stands with Peter Gallagher, left, and Henry Laigaie at a reception for new seminarians, following Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on Sunday, Aug. 12.

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Racial Justice Commission presents awards

Photo by Alan M. Dumoff, Bishop Joseph Galante gave the invocation and final blessing at the 2012 Racial Justice Commission Awards Dinner, held at Botto’s Restaurant, Swedesboro, on Aug.