By JOHN WOODS
Catholic New York (CNY)
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NEW YORK (CNS) — The rapid growth and cultural diversity of Latino Catholics makes tremendous demands on the Catholic Church at the same time it enriches and revitalizes the church community, according to speakers at a forum on “Becoming Latino: The Transformation of U.S. Catholicism.”
By Michelle Lee
December 13, 2009
ATLANTIC CITY — Last year, Joseph Klaw and his relatives were living in a refugee camp on the border between Thailand and Myanmar, formerly known as Burma.
This year, the 22-year-old is living in Atlantic City and working at Trump Plaza, thanks to a refugee resettlement program run by Catholic Charities.
The Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC) has been awarded a contract to match unaccompanied immigrant children who have recently been released from government custody with pro bono attorneys. CLINIC’s National Pro Bono Project for Children will train and support pro bono attorneys across the country to assist unaccompanied children in need of legal representation.
Sweeping changes in United States demographics are transforming the fundamental makeup of the Catholic Church, as the number of Catholic Hispanics continues to climb.
But is American Catholicism prepared for this new wave of parishioners?
That question was raised by a panel of experts on Dec. 10 at “Becoming Latino: The Transformation of U.S. Catholicism,” at Fordham University.
The webinar focuses on the fundamentals of marketing, public education, and administrative advocacy. You will lear
Baltimore, Md., Nov 18, 2009 / 06:15 pm (CNA).- By a simple majority vote at their fall assembly in Baltimore, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has elected the new chairmen-elect of five committees.
By a 118-114 vote, Archbishop of St. Louis Robert J. Carlson was chosen over Bishop of Raleigh, N. Carolina Michael F. Burbidge to become chairman-elect of the Committee on Clergy, Consecrated Life and Vocations.