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The shared vision of the pope and the film director

Wim Wenders, the German director of the documentary “Pope Francis: A Man of His Word,” counts among his influences the painter Andrew Wyeth, who was born in nearby Chadds Ford,

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Asking for contributions is hard but it’s necessary, says pastor

GIBBSBORO — Msgr. Louis A. Marucci, who spent years in diocesan administration, readily talks about the joys of being a parish pastor. He talks about preaching and administering sacraments, the

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Immigration and the Latino Community

SICKLERVILLE — The program, which ran for several hours, was filled with statistics, analysis of world events and allusions to national politics, references to Scripture and church documents, and personal


Inmigración y la Comunidad Latina

SICKLERVILLE — El evento, que se desarrolló durante varias horas, estuvo llenó de estadísticas, análisis de eventos mundiales y alusiones a la política nacional, referencias a las Escrituras y documentos

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A special day to dress up and dance

WILLIAMSTOWN — It was a typical dance scene, with dim lights and the usual music, mostly Motown and disco. The men were dressed up, and the women were more dressed

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A physician’s experience with women religious

Although usually quite shy, Dr. Oliver Sacks was so enchanted by a lunar eclipse one night that he stopped people on the street and pressed his small telescope into their

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The modern plight of the ancient Magi

T.S. Eliot begins with a description that seems especially appropriate to the people of South Jersey at this time: “A cold coming we had of it, Just the worst time

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Felicia Navarro’s multi-parish ministry

Felicia Navarro’s church is, in a sense, more than 68 square miles in area, the entire length and breadth of Vineland, which is one of New Jersey’s largest cities geographically.

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Cheerfully disagreeable, with no time for bigots

William F. Buckley, Jr. once wrote a letter to the King of England, scolding him for not paying off his country’s World War I debt to the U.S. He was

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Hard-wired to work for social justice

Luigi Nuñez talks like a social activist and thinks like — and, in fact, is — a millennial with impressive computer skills. The son of immigrants who grew up in