Five Questions with Akbar Ahmed

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video Ecumenical & Interfaith Dialogue

U.S. Catholic's Megan Sweas talks with Ambassador Akbar Ahmed of American University about Islam and America. Read more in "Muslim on Main Street" in the May 2011 issue of U.S. Catholic.


Anticipating World Youth Day 2011

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Flower Ortega shares her anticipation about World Youth Day 2011 in Madrid with reporter Lindsay Mudd. Read Mudd's full story, "Global youth group."


Parks & Re-Creation: A video tour through the Bronx with YMPJ

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Youth Ministries for Peace and Justice in the South Bronx works to solve environmental issues in their community, Megan Sweas reports. For the full story, read "Parks & re-Creation" in the April 2011 issue of U.S. Catholic.


Five Questions with Carmen Nanko-Fernandez on Hispanic Catholics

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U.S. Catholic's Meinrad Scherer-Emunds asks theologian Carmen Nanko-Fernández what her faith looks like in Spanglish. Read more from about how the new Catholic generations blending pop music and prayer, culture and church in Spanglish lessons. 


Catholic Social Ministry Gathering 2011 - International Issues

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To read more about the international issues discussed at the 2011 Catholic Social Ministry Gathering, read the live blog coverage from Tuesday, February 15. 


Economist Paul Collier at the Catholic Social Ministry Gathering

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Paul Collier speaks to U.S. Catholic's Megan Sweas after giving the International Plenary, "Promoting a Just Global Economy," at the 2011 Catholic Social Ministry Gathering.


Catholic Social Ministry Gathering Capitol Hill Visits

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Catholics at the Social Ministry Gathering report back on how their visits with representatives and their staffers responded to their issues.


Catholic Social Ministry Gathering 2011 - Domestic Issues

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Read coverage of the domestic issues covered on Monday, February 14 at the 2011 Catholic Social Ministry Gathering on U.S. Catholic's live blog


5 Questions with Julie Hanlon Rubio on family and faith

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Julie Hanlon Rubio, a professor of Christian Ethics at St. Louis University, discusses the challenges of forming a family that cares about the wider world with Cathy O'Connell-Cahill, senior editor of U.S. Catholic and editor of At Home with Our Faith (homefaith.com).

For more from Hanlon Rubio, read U.S. Catholic's interview with her, "Don't focus on the family."


Haiti: One year later (CRS)

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Catholic Relief Services responded to the January 12, 2010 earthquake in Haiti. 

See also:

Our Ladies of Haiti
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J. D. Long-García reports on how women are helping rebuild Haiti a year later.

Catholic Relief Service's Photo Slideshow


Merry Christmas 2010

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We don’t expect to become the next YouTube sensation—and none of us are quitting our day jobs for a career in music—but we thought we’d have a little fun while wishing Joy to the World as the Campanas de Belen (bells of Bethlehem) ring out in celebration of Jesus’ birth.


No time to pray

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At Home With our Faith writer Annemarie Scobey-Polacheck gives tips for making room for God in a busy family's daily life. Excerpts from a speech given at the 2009 Festival of Faith in Chicago. For more on family spirituality, visit homefaith.com.


Living on the border

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Photographer Karl W. Hoffman has captured life on the U.S.-Mexican border since 2004. His documentary, Living on the Border, is available at Skullcreekmedia.com. Some of the photographs in his documenary appeared in "Life on the line," in the December 2010 issue of U.S. Catholic (Vol. 75, No. 12, pages 28-33).

See also:

Special section on Immigration


What is Dia de los Muertos?

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Claretian Publications' Hispanic Ministry Resource Center hosted a ceremony for Dia de los Muertos, featuring an altar with momentos and photos of loved ones from Claretian employees. Watch the video to learn more about the symbolism involved in Dia de los Muertos.

Please visit OYEMagazine.org, a bilingual vocational magazine published by HMRC.


Scott Alexander on Park51

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Scott Alexander, Professor of Islam and Director of the Catholic-Muslim Studies program at Catholic Theological Union, discusses Park 51, the Muslim community center near Ground Zero. He applies his theory of triumphalism between Muslims and Christians to the debate.

Read more about Muslim-Catholic dialogue in our special section, which includes an article and interview with Alexander.

 


Caterpillar Israel/Palestine protests

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An interfaith protest took place outside of Caterpillar's annual shareholder meeting on June 9, 2010, demanding that Caterpillar stop selling bulldozers to Israel. A counter-protest was organized by Jewish groups supporting Israel.


Scenes from a Parish trailer

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Scenes from a Parish, a documentary by James Rutenbeck, tells the story of how St. Patrick Parish in Lawrence, Massachusetts became a multicultural parish. Once considered an Irish parish, St. Patrick is now home to Irish, Hispanic, and Vietnamese Catholics. Hosffman Ospino shares the lessons he's learned at St. Patrick Parish in Facing change, an essay in U.S. Catholic


Palm Sunday crafts

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U.S. Catholic editors attempt to keep up with "Eye of the beholder" art columnist Jerry Bleem, O.F.M. in braiding a palm for Palm Sunday.


5 Questions with Michael Lee on Liberation Theology

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U.S. Catholic Managing Editor Bryan Cones talks with Michael Lee, an assistant professor of theology at Fordham University about liberation theology today. You can read the full interview with Michael Lee, "Do you hear the cry of the poor?" in the March issue of U.S. Catholic.

Learn more about Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador in our special section.


5 Questions with Sister Carol Keehan, D.C. on health care reform

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U.S. Catholic Managing Editor Bryan Cones interviews Sister Carol Keehan, D.C., president and CEO of the Catholic Health Association about the latest developments in the push for health care reform. The full interview will appear in the May issue. Order your copy today!

Related: A Catholic doctor's Good Samaritan plan


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