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July 19, 2016
Tens of thousands gather in nation's capital to celebrate faith in Jesus
Tens of thousands gather in nation's capital to celebrate faith in Jesus

CNS photo by Ana Franco-Guzman

About 350,000 people of all faiths gathered together on the National Mall July 16 for "Together 2016" to declare that Jesus changes everything and asking him to "reset the generation."

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July 18, 2016
Churches among those swept up in Pokemon Go craze
Churches among those swept up in Pokemon Go craze
Since its release in the United States July 6, Pokemon Go has quickly become a cultural phenomenon.
 
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July 5, 2016
Contemporary music strikes a chord
Contemporary music strikes a chord

Stage lights, guitars, drums and a fog machine -- not exactly the type of equipment one would expect to find in a Catholic church.

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By Gina Capellazzi/Catholic Courier
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July 5, 2016
'Nobody should be buried alone'
'Nobody should be buried alone'

For the past five years, the Greater Rochester Community of Churches, which includes participation by Catholic Family Center staff, has been working to ensure that mourners are present at burials of residents with no family or resources.

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By Annette Jiménez/Catholic Courier
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July 5, 2016
Catholics called to visit the sick, imprisoned

Pope Francis has encouraged Catholics to engage in the corporal works of mercy during this Jubilee Year of Mercy, and two of those works involve visiting with populations on the margins of society, namely the sick and the imprisoned

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By Jennifer Burke/Catholic Courier
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July 5, 2016
Agencies heed call to shelter the homeless
Agencies heed call to shelter the homeless

Catholic Charities agencies around the diocese have taken up the biblical call to "shelter the homeless."

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By Annette Jiménez/Catholic Courier
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June 17, 2016
Catholics invited to pack their virtual bags for an online summer camp
Catholics invited to pack their virtual bags for an online summer camp

Using the slogan "Don't take a vacation from your faith this summer," Chicago-based Catholic Extension has launched "Camp Catholic," a virtual summer camp for all ages.

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June 9, 2016
World Youth Day will include many local events
World Youth Day will include many local events

With celebrations for teenagers, young adults and the general public in the works, the Diocese of Rochester will be teeming with activity during the upcoming World Youth Day.

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By Mike Latona/Catholic Courier
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