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Capuchin Franciscans: Solidarity with the Poor 

A group of Capuchin Franciscan friars in Boston is taking the idea of solidarity with the poor to a whole new level. 
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A homeless woman holds a container bearing a sign reading "Please Help Me" as she begs for money on a street in Sydney Oct. 28, 2016. In a pre-election statement, Australian bishops did not endorse an political platform, but said voters should consider candidates who might prioritize people who need palliative care, those in low-paying and insecure jobs, First Nations peoples, asylum-seekers and refugees. (CNS photo/David Gray, Reuters)

Notes from a Friar: Loving the ‘Least of Us’

Moving is disorienting, no matter how often a person has done it.
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Covenant House: Forgotten No More

Housed in a nondescript building in the shadow of gleaming skyscrapers and high-end boutiques in Manhattan, Covenant House is a place of refuge and hope for teens and young adults left behind.
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Brother Al

Brother Al and the Canticle Café

A Franciscan brings a song of love to the streets of Detroit.
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A Night with the Homeless

A sleepless night at a homeless shelter becomes a wake-up call for this volunteer.
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