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Diocese of Tucson

God's grace comes in unexpected, surprising ways, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -(July 9, 2018)- God does not conform to people's expectations, and he often presents himself and his graces in surprising ways, Pope Francis said.

"God does not conform himself to preconceptions. We have to …

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'Sterile hypocrisy' behind mistreatment of migrants, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) - (July ,2018) - Hearts that are closed to welcoming migrants and refugees are similar to those of the Pharisees, who often would preach sacrifice and following God's law without exercising mercy to those in need, P…

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Encuentro process aims to identify, train 20,000 Hispanics to be leaders

WASHINGTON (CNS) - (July 5, 2018)- The National Fifth Encuentro of Hispanic Latino Ministry has inspired Alicia Carrillo to "smell like sheep," echoing Pope Francis urging pastoral workers to get out and be among the people.

She is one of the 20,000 new Hispanic Cat…

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Our call to protect: The 'Circle of Grace'

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The Word teaches us God’s truth

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Let us pray: Sunday Mass on air in Tucson

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The Catholic Church has a long history with immigration and in “welcoming the stranger.” Check the Catholic Outlook for information on what the Holy Father’s words on immigrants and refugees, a timeline highlighting the words of past pope’s and a story about a visit by Sister Donna Markham, president of Catholic Charities USA, to the international border and her observations from a national perspective. Also learn more about Casa Alitas and the work Catholic Community Services provides for migrants. (pages 8-13)


♦ Compassion and advocacy: Pope Francis on migration
♦ Compasión y acción: El papa Francisco y la migración
♦ Charities president calls migrants’ suffering ‘unimaginable’
♦ Young adults invited to grow faith through Prayer & Action
♦ Find out about Diocesan events in your local area.

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