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Parish roundup: What to do for immigrants under threat; blessing boxes supplement food pantries; advocating for the terminally ill


The Field Hospital: More parishes are coming out with action plans for immigrants; remembering Fr. Weinmann and Sr. McLaughlin; feeding the hungry; knowing the seriously ill are marginalized, too.

On abortion today


I’m afraid that abortion numbers around the world will be going up.

We know the number of abortions decreased in Massachusetts with the advent of Romneycare, the health care insurance law the Affordable Care Act was modeled on. Data indicates that the availability of contraceptives plus the availability of medical counseling reduced abortions.


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April 21-May 4, 2017