Catholic bishops ask Trump for humane immigration policies

BALTIMORE — The nation’s Roman Catholic bishops, meeting just days after Donald Trump was elected president, urged him Monday to adopt humane policies toward immigrants and refugees. The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops said serving people fleeing violence and conflict “is part of our identity as Catholics” and pledged to continue this work. Pope Francis […]

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Lighthouse Resource Center at Sherman Hills illuminates path to change for kids, moms at Sherman Hills

WILKES-BARRE — In the back room of a store across from Sherman Hills, an apartment complex notorious for violence and crime, a little girl, 6 or 7 years of age with dark skin, braided hair and a purple shirt sat in a small circle of chairs with a group of other children. Her peers listened […]

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Families mourn Diocese of Scranton’s closing of Camp Saint Andrew in Tunkhannock

SCRANTON — To some, it was known as a second home. Others nicknamed it “The Beautiful City.” And many knew it simply by its title: Camp Saint Andrew. But the future of the 387-acre site in Tunkhannock is now in the hands of the Scranton Diocese and Bishop Joseph C. Bambera, who announced the camp’s […]

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