Cincinnati parishioners learn to ‘Civilize It’ during election season

Archdiocese of Cincinnati is encouraging parishioners to remember that civility in politics is a virtue.

A man holding a card promoting the Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s “Civilize It’” campaign stands with a cutout of Pope Francis April 4 during festivities before the Cincinnati Reds season-opening game. The campaign is designed to encourage people to be respectful of the views of others during the electoral campaigns. (CNS photo/Mimi London, Archdiocese of Cincinnati)

Our Back Pages: Our Daily Bread opened its doors 35 years ago

Our Daily Bread has served more than 7.4 million meals over what will be 12,785 consecutive days of outreach come June 1.

The initial location of Our Daily Bread was near the corner of Franklin and Cathedral Streets in Baltimore. (CR file)

Albino refugees warned to avoid certain areas in Malawi

Albinos in a Malawi refugee camp have to be warned not to walk alone outside the camp, a church official said after the May 24 killing of a 38-year-old farmer.

Refugees walk outside their tents in early February in the Kapise refugee camp in Mwanza, Malawi. Catholic officials who work with refugees in Malawi said they have warned albinos against going to certain areas of such camps because crimes against albinos are on the rise. (CNS photo/Erico Waga, EPA)

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Cincinnati parishioners learn to ‘Civilize It’ during election season
May 27 2016
Archdiocese of Cincinnati is encouraging parishioners to remember that civility in politics is a virtue.

Our Back Pages: Our Daily Bread opened its doors 35 years ago
May 27 2016
Our Daily Bread has served more than 7.4 million meals over what will be 12,785 consecutive days of outreach come June 1.

Albino refugees warned to avoid certain areas in Malawi
May 27 2016
Albinos in a Malawi refugee camp have to be warned not to walk alone outside the camp, a church official said after the May 24 killing of a 38-year-old farmer.

New department in archdiocese will make ministries more parish-focused
May 26 2016
When the Archdiocese of Chicago’s new Department of Parish Vitality and Mission debuts this summer, parishes should notice a new dedication to helping them fulfill the church’s mission, according to the department’s directors.

At opening of Divine Mercy University, Archbishop Lori discusses religious freedom
May 26 2016
We must not only be recipients of mercy, said Archbishop Lori, but also agents of mercy.

Cumberland hosting eucharistic procession ending at historic shrine
May 26 2016
“We’re going to make public our love of our Lord and the Eucharist," Father Gregory Chervenak said.