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The annual CCHD collection

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ: Forty years ago the United States bishops established the Church’s domestic anti-poverty program, the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD). The Campaign was established

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Catholic Campaign for Human Development Q&A

What is CCHD? The Catholic Campaign for Human Development was founded in 1970 by the Catholic bishops of the United States as the Catholic Church’s domestic anti-poverty program. For nearly

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PUBLIC POLICY Parishes press Senate for health care reform

On November 7, the U.S. House of Representatives passed significant health care reform that reaffirmed longstanding and widely supported policy that no federal funds will be used to pay for

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Bishops approve ethical directives, liturgy translations

BALTIMORE (CNS) — The U.S. bishops voted Nov. 17 to approve a pastoral letter on marriage, despite the concern voiced by some bishops about the document’s pastoral tone and content.

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Father Palermo, former principal of Bishop Eustace, dies

Pallottine Father Angelo Vincent Palermo, 75, former principal of Bishop Eustace Preparatory School in Pennsauken, died Nov. 10 in Bronx, N.Y. He was a parochial vicar of St. Benedict Roman

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Honoring veterans

Photo by James A. McBride Father Joseph Capella, pastor, blesses military veterans Sunday, Nov. 15, after the 11:30 a.m. Mass at St. Luke Church in Stratford, in honor of Veterans

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Inaugural Mass of Mary, Queen of All Saints

Father William F. Moore, pastor of Mary, Queen of All Saints Parish, offers a prayer of blessing over the baptismal font as part of the inaugural Mass of the new

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St. Joseph Parish paves the way for a new church

SEA ISLE CITY – Earlier this year, St. Joseph Church initiated a Capital Campaign, dubbed Connecting in Faith, to raise funds for the construction of a new worship space. Among

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A fisher of men gets his name on a fishing pier

Huddling against the bluster and rain of what could only be described as a classic Irish day, some 200 people gathered at the South Camden waterfront on Nov. 11 to

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Feast of All Irish Saints

Photo by Vince Payne Kayla McMennamin, Maariah Kepegkin and Patrick Staepel dance during the Feast of All Irish Saints at Holy Family Parish, Sewell, on Friday, Nov. 6. Father Robert