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Holy Name of Mary's 90 ministries and counting embrace the broken

The Field Hospital: Priests, staff and parishioners at this church in San Dimas, California, create community as they meet needs, asking each year, "What's missing?"

Nuns on the Bus gets underway in tax-policy tour across US

Overlooking the sandy beaches of Santa Monica, the 2018 Nuns on the Bus set off for Mar-a-Lago on Florida's southeast coast Oct. 8 — from "sea to shining sea," said Social Service Sr. Simone Campbell, executive director of Network, a Catholic social justice lobby, which sponsors the bus tour.

Lawsuit against Vatican seeks names of over 3,400 abuse perpetrators

Jeff Anderson & Associates is trying again to sue the Vatican for covering up child sexual abuse and is seeking the release of names and files for more than 3,400 perpetrators.

Abuse survivor sues California bishops, dioceses, seeking offenders' names

A lawsuit against California bishops and 11 dioceses in California for covering up child sexual abuse was filed Oct. 2 by survivor Tom Emens and Jeff Anderson & Associates.