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    Jul 4, 2015

    Pope prepares for weeklong visit to South America 

    (CNS photo)

    By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service

    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis' July 5-12 visit to Latin America will put him closely in touch with his Jesuit roots and with one of the main characteristics of his ministry as archbishop of Buenos Aires: direct contact with the poor, the sick and those striving to bring the Gospel to bear on social inequalities.

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    Jul 3, 2015

    Planning for new Pope Francis HS underway

    By Sharon Roulier

    SPRINGFIELD – In the two weeks since Springfield Bishop Mitchell T. Rozanski announced the site for the new Pope Francis High School, planning has begun in earnest.

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    Jul 2, 2015

    Dominican Republic court ruling to revoke Haitians' citizenship decried 


    (CNS photo/Ed Wilkinson, The Tablet)
    By Catholic News Service 

    BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- A Dominican Republic court decision rescinding the citizenship of Haitians born in that country "has caused a moral and civil outcry," Brooklyn Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio said.

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    Jul 1, 2015

    Elms College given grant for nursing 


    (Paul Haring/CNS photo)

    Staff report

    CHICOPEE -- Elms College has received a new grant of more than half a million dollars to improve health equity in wetern Massachusetts.


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