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Scholars, activists, artists examine migrant deaths

The new book, “Migrant Deaths in the Arizona Desert,” has on its cover “Angel of Mercy,” a statue crafted mostly from artifacts left behind by immigrants in the Arizona desert.


‘La Muerte de Inmigrantes en el Desierto de Arizona’

El Nuevo libro “La Muerte de Inmigrantes en el Desierto de Arizona” tiene en su cobertura una estatua de “El Ángel de la Misericordia” elaborado primordialmente de artefactos desechados por

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Blest are the tail wagers

Father Peter M. Saporito, pastor, blesses Drake, above, and Nikko, below, at Saint Mary of Mount Carmel Parish, Hammonton, on Oct. 1. The blessing was held in observance of the
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The man who found his vocation with a camera

He was a fashion photographer who worked in Manhattan and regularly went to Paris runway shows, yet he used duct tape to repair his own inexpensive clothes. Bill Cunningham, who

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The blessing of a newly ordained priest

The Diocese of Camden is blessed with a new priest, Father Edward Kennedy. Above, Father Kennedy gives his first blessing to Bishop Dennis Sullivan during his ordination to the priesthood
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Getting more Hispanic children into Catholic school uniforms

When Hispanic children enroll in Catholic schools, both the children and the school benefit. Those actively working to increase Hispanic enrollment in Catholic schools make that argument, pointing to the

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An evening of blue note spirituality

No Catholic theologian would refer to the author of the Book of Revelation as “John the Revelator.” Yet when Son House sings about the last book of the Bible, he

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A special need to learn about God

BLACKWOOD — “Who are we going to talk about today?” Kim Forte, the teacher, puts the question to one of the 15 children in the classroom. “God,” the child answers,

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Pregnancy and Infant Loss Couples Retreat Feb. 20

For three years, Elaina Judge of Williamstown has been thinking about her daughter, McKayla, who would be 3 years old on Feb. 22. “They want me to get over it

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Trust, transparency and planning are essential, says vice chair of diocesan Finance Council

You may have not met Patrick W. McGrory, who was recently appointed vice chair of the Camden Diocesan Finance Council, but you’ve seen the Empire State Building. Let that serve