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Top German cardinal signals cautious support for blessing same-sex couples

This week, we celebrate the first anniversary of the launch of our podcast, NCR in Conversation. Catch the latest episode here.

Soul Seeing: The sacrament of touch

Justice Action Bulletin: Anti-trafficking webinar; homeless persons lawsuit; DACA fast

Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities meeting: Catholic universities challenged to think creatively to meet financial, student enrollment changes

Catholic Social Ministry Gathering: Church's efforts to protect Amazon vital, panelists say

Read all of our coverage of the Catholic Social Ministry Gathering here

Pope and Erdogan discuss Jerusalem, Mideast peace

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At Haitian-Dominican border, shelter protects children vulnerable to human trafficking

Q & A with Sr. Rosemary Nyirumbe, using fame as a springboard to shout

In new book, younger sisters write about religious life of the present

Column: Advocacy on human trafficking

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