Topic: US Domestic Issues

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    Read more of Kim Lawton’s September 18, 2006 interview with Father Claudio Diaz, director of Hispanic ministry for the Archdiocese of Chicago and administrator of Providence of God Parish. More

    October 6, 2006 | Comments

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    In New Orleans, officials estimate that as of summer 2006, the population is only about 45 percent of what it was before Hurricane Katrina. Many survivors still face overwhelming needs, and faith-based groups continue to play a central role in trying to meet them. More

    August 25, 2006 | Comments

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    The Senate agreed to an immigration bill that would create a path to citizenship for many of the illegal immigrants in the United States. If some undocumented workers were able to stay, it could allay fears in many families. When undocumented immigrants have children born in the U.S., those children are considered U.S. citizen. If the parents receive a deportation notice, the families often split.

    May 26, 2006 | Comments

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    Evangelist Billy Graham and his son Franklin said they are bringing spiritual encouragement to the people of New Orleans after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. More

    March 10, 2006 | Comments

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    “For me personally, it’s so encouraging to be surrounded by people who believe in marriage, who are working at it, who love each other,” says Kathy Berkemeyer, who together with her husband Jack celebrated Valentine’s Day by renewing their vows at the annual Mass for Lovers ceremony held in Old St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church in Chicago. More

    February 17, 2006 | Comments

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    Part four of a four-part series on faith and family: a growing number of families are not the traditional married mother and father with children — single mothers, cohabiting men and women, gay couples, and the divorced have become more common. How are churches and other religious groups responding to these families? More

    November 18, 2005 | Comments

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    Amid the slow recovery from Hurricane Katrina, Christ Church, the Episcopal Cathedral of New Orleans, turned 200 years old. It honored its birthday and the city with a formal concert and the street music of a jazz funeral — mourning what was lost but confident of rebirth. More

    November 18, 2005 | Comments

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    Read more of Lucky Severson’s interview with the Reverend Darrell Armstrong of Shiloh Baptist Church in Trenton, New Jersey. More

    November 11, 2005 | Comments

  • Read more of Lucky Severson’s interview with the Reverend Wallace Charles Smith on historical and current issues facing African-American families. More

    November 11, 2005 | Comments

  • Read more of Lucky Severson’s interview with the Reverend Eugene Rivers in Boston, Massachusetts. More

    November 11, 2005 | Comments

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