Parish Roundup: responding to domestic violence; being of service

Feb. 14 marks the first anniversary of the shooting that killed 14 students and three staff members at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. In this June 14, 2018, photo, representatives of U.S. bishops pray outside the school. (CNS/Bob Roller)

by Peter Feuerherd

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A profile of the priests named in the recent release of sex abusers by New Jersey dioceses. 

From Chicago to Parkland, Florida, Catholics work to oppose gun violence.

A sheriff's deputy in Rock Island, Illinois, distributes "Catholic Care Packs" to the homeless exiting court hearings.

How a California county became a dumping ground for predator priests.

Parishes respond to domestic violence.

A pastor is removed over a dispute about his traditional views on liturgy.

Parishes get a boost from rural ministry grants.

Catholics are more likely than other faith groups to offer service to the wider community, an Arkansas study says.

A peace and justice committee out of Christ Our Light Parish in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, argues in favor of drivers' licenses for undocumented immigrants.

[Peter Feuerherd is a correspondent for NCR's Field Hospital series on parish life and is a professor of journalism at St. John's University, New York.]

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