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Parish roundup: Remembering internment; Mariachi ministry

The Field Hospital: 'Tiny house' project shelters homeless women in Portland; 'destination parishes' reflect trends; Youth from Oahu, Hawaii, gather to discuss church involvement

Parish roundup: Calls to create walking sticks, help coffee farmers

The Field Hospital: Secular Franciscan carves free walking sticks; Entrepreneurial efforts serves small-scale farmers; parishes team up to resettle Afghan refugee family.

National Organization for Marriage founder to San Francisco post

Maggie Gallagher, a founder of the National Organization for Marriage is the new executive director of the San Francisco archdiocese's Benedict XVI Institute for Sacred Music and Divine Worship.

Judge declares mistrial for Idaho priest accused of rape

Juror bias cited as reason for stalemate in trial of Fr. Victor Jagerstatter, accused of sexually exploiting a U.S. airman. A new trial is set for March 2018.