A Utah parish provides support for suicide prevention.
An Arkansas parish once supported a mission in Honduras. Now, as Central Americans move to their state, parishioners are helping out Central American migrants closer to home.
About a fifth of all parishes in the United States are without a resident pastor, even after widespread closure and mergers of churches.
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An arson fire shakes up parishioners at St. Thomas More Co-Cathedral in Tallahassee, Florida.
Fr. Ty Hullinger, pastor of three churches in Baltimore, takes Johns Hopkins Hospital to task for allegedly harassing poor patients.
Here's a debate happening throughout the Midwest and the Northeast: four parishes in Oswego, New York, are being merged into one. But what church should be the site for the newly-merged parish?
In the Diocese of Buffalo, New York, the sex abuse issue regularly flares up. This time, parishioners object to priests with allegations involving adults being assigned to parishes and schools.
A Franciscan mission to the poor in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, celebrates its fifth anniversary. The outreach began as a result of Pope Francis' call for the church to be a field hospital for the poor and troubled.
Catholic Charities comes to the aid of parishioners afflicted by floods in the Diocese of Jefferson City, Missouri.
[Peter Feuerherd is NCR news editor. His email address is email@example.com.]
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