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'Ben-Hur,' 'Ray Donovan,' will receive Catholics in Media Associates Awards

NCR Today: Bishop Robert Barron and "Story of God" will also receive awards at the Catholics in Media Associates 23rd annual awards event Oct. 9 in Los Angeles.


Mining our mountain: People in Dominican Republic tell Canadian company 'no'

Preview: A fight is underway in the Dominican Republic to preserve Loma Miranda, one of the country's most biodiverse mountains, from potential mining operations.​



Parishes differ in approach to addiction

Preview: Catholic parishes find themselves confronted with drug addiction. Some are undertaking a faith response to what many describe as a spiritual disease.

Francis plans trip to Georgia and Azerbaijan

As Pope Francis prepares for a Sept. 30-Oct. 2 visit to Georgia and Azerbaijan, experts hope the trip might help strengthen relations between the Roman Catholic and Georgian Orthodox churches.


First UN summit on refugees, migrants calls all member states to protect them

Preview: U.N. leaders are calling the Sept. 19 summit both historic and necessary given the record number of people displaced by wars, unrest and climate change.


Bishop Jugis calls all to pray for peace, justice in Charlotte

Bishop Peter Jugis called on the Charlotte diocese to pray after two nights of violence following the fatal police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott, an African-American.


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