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Carl Siciliano tells his story of 'Making Room' for homeless LGBTQ youth

Carl Siciliano is an inspiration, but his book Making Room is not a fairytale where the knight in shining armor rides in to vanquish what threatens the village. As Carl learns, the hero of this story is the community.

Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time: Here, there, everywhere and in the future

Scripture for Life: As people of the resurrection, we can hear Jesus' images as an assurance that God's reigning is here and there and everywhere, and that it will be the future of everything.

New pop musical 'La Llamada' has Catholic fingerprints all over it

"La Llamada," the pop-infused musical making its U.S. debut at Repertorio Español this season in New York, is a reminder that "music, like faith, creates community — and where there is community, there is God."

Who do you say that I am, Lord?

Soul Seeing: With an attitude of openness in meditation, and in receiving feedback from a healthy circle of friends, we can better receive a response to the question we need to continually ask the Lord: "Who do you say that I am?"

Pope Francis and Biden discuss Gaza, Ukraine in meeting ahead of US election

Pope Francis met with President Joe Biden June 14 in a private meeting that took place during the G7 summit of world leaders, just five months before U.S. voters will head to the polls for a presidential election.

Activists praise US bishops' 'amazing' support for anti-poverty program

Catholic social justice activists, and even a bishop, were pleasantly surprised at the overwhelming support that U.S. prelates showed for the Catholic Campaign for Human Development during their spring assembly.

Virginia bishop removes pastor over handling of abuse allegations against parishioner

Father Rob Cole was dismissed effective June 12 from St. John the Apostle Parish in Virginia Beach by Bishop Barry C. Knestout of Richmond.

Theologians study synod reports to prepare working document

The theologians were asked to read, organize and summarize the reports to assist members of the synod council in preparing the working document for the synod session Oct. 2-27.

U.S. bishops' mental health campaign gaining 'a lot of traction' amid national crisis

The launch of a mental health initiative by the U.S. bishops last year has "received a lot of traction," according to one of its leaders.  

'A theology of migration' challenges Catholics to view a contentious topic in a new way

Holy Cross Fr. Dan Groody gave a June 12 talk at the University of Portland on a "theology of migration," attempting to reframe often contentious narratives through the liturgy and people's connection with God and one another.