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Caption: Pope Francis greets the crowd as he arrives to lead a general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican last month. In his latest interview, this time with an Argentine weekly, he listed his Top 10 tips for bringing greater joy to one's life. (CNS/Paul Haring)
Pope Francis greets the crowd as he arrives to lead a general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican last month. In his latest interview, this time with an Argentine weekly, he listed his Top 10 tips for bringing greater joy to one's life. (CNS/Paul Haring)
Speakers: Using native languages in prayer, song helps preserve culture

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FARGO, N.D. (CNS) -- Native American Catholics are being urged to become language "warriors" and to help preserve their culture in liturgy and song.

Native language was a key topic at the Tekakwitha Conference held in Fargo July 23-26, and its diversity was evident in 750 attendees representing some 135 different tribes.
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Caption: Sister Mary Shiosee of the Laguna Pueblo in New Mexico sings a hymn in the Ojibwe language July 25 during Mass at the Tekakwitha Conference in Fargo, N.D. Sister Shiosee is a member of the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament. (CNS/Nancy Wiechec)
Sister Mary Shiosee of the Laguna Pueblo in New Mexico sings a hymn in the Ojibwe language July 25 during Mass at the Tekakwitha Conference in Fargo, N.D. Sister Shiosee is a member of the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament. (CNS/Nancy Wiechec)
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-- The United States should do all it can to bring about an immediate cease-fire in Gaza, Bishop Richard E. Pates of Des Moines, Iowa, urges Secretary of State John Kerry on behalf of the U.S. bishops.

-- Catholic leaders in the Holy Land call for an end to the cycle of violence between Israelis and Palestinians, while criticizing Israel's "collective punishment" of Palestinians.

-- Richard Jones, a Catholic Relief Services representative, outlines forces propelling the flight of youth and children from Central America and the programs CRS and other agencies have developed aimed at helping families remain intact in their home countries.

-- Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, Vatican ambassador to the U.S., exhorts Catholic educators to develop creative ways of countering the challenges secularism, materialism and relativism pose to youth today.

-- Archbishops William E. Lori of Baltimore and Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, celebrating the opening and closing Masses of the U.S. bishops' conference's Fortnight for Freedom, highlight the many ways religious people and agencies serve the nation.


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