‘Pray for boldness’

Men and women pray during the vigil Mass of Pentecost on June 3 at the Cathedral of the Most Blessed…

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Catholic leaders ‘deeply concerned’ over immigration sweeps

Detroit — Local Catholic leaders expressed dismay and outrage over federal immigration officials’ arrest of more than 100 local Chaldeans June 10-11, vowing to support and fight deportation efforts that could send local Christians back into harm’s way in the Middle East. Bishop Francis Y. Kalabat of the Southfield-based Chaldean Eparchy of St. Thomas the…

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The Vatican

Pope: Don’t pretend to be teens; help youths see blessings of adulthood

Junno ArochoEsteves Catholic News Service Rome — Instead of “pretending to be adolescents,” parents must help young people see the blessing of growing into adulthood, Pope Francis told priests, religious, catechists and parish council members from the Diocese of Rome. The belief that youthfulness is a model of success “is one of the most dangerous…