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Make persecution ‘difficult for others to ignore,’ cardinal says

By Mark Pattison Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — With religious persecution against Christians on the rise worldwide, it is important for other Christians to stand in solidarity with them, said Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl of Washington. Christians in the United States and elsewhere must raise their voices on behalf of “the millions who are suffering,”…

Immigrants aren’t getting health care, so parish brings it to them

By Gina Christian Catholic News Service NORRISTOWN, Pa. (CNS) — For immigrants in the country without legal permission, a routine doctor’s visit can be an occasion for panic. Without papers, immigrants fear deportation when they enter the waiting room. Unwilling to take such a risk, they avoid seeking medical attention even in life-threatening cases. Language…