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The morning after the industrial blast Aug. 12 in Tianjin, China, the Tianjin Diocesan Social Service Center helped line up 60 volunteers to assist in rescue and relief efforts.
340 rabbis sent a letter to Congress Aug. 17 supporting the agreement and rejecting the notion that most American Jews oppose it.
Auxiliary Bishop Eusebio Elizondo of Seattle reported on conditions for displaced members of Myanmar's Kachin ethnic minority in a Catholic-run camp near the Myanmar-China border.
When Fr. Joseph Zhang Yinlin was ordained coadjutor bishop of Anyang Diocese, he became the first publicly ordained Chinese bishop in three years and the first since the Vatican and China restarted its dialogue in June 2014.
NCR Today: Milwaukee archdiocese settles; Francis says divorced, remarried not excommunicated; Bismark diocese cuts ties with Boy Scouts; China ordains Catholic bishop
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Making a Difference: While this agreement is not perfect -- very few agreements are -- it is a solid, good agreement for the world.
Global Faith: When Thomas Landy needed to refer his students to resources for his global Catholicism courses, what he could find left him short on contemporary context.