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Pope's Visit 2015

Conservative and liberal Catholics gather for Papal visit in New York City

Pope Francis visit to the US sent thousands of people to the streets–Catholics and non-Catholics, believers and skeptics of religion alike— hoping to catch a glimpse of him in between

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Reality of the American Dream for Mexican Immigrants in New York City

Mexican immigrants typically cross the border into the United States in pursuit of the American Dream. Some join their families already there, while some make the transition alone and send

Pope's Visit 2015

L’Chaim to the Pope

Pope Francis has showed no hesitation to express his support for Israel. He told an Israeli journalist that, “Anyone who does not recognize the Jewish people and the State of

Pope's Visit 2015

Students praise Francis’ stance on inclusiveness

For some people, Pope Francis’ recent visit to the United States was as a deeply spiritual experience. Others regarded it as a chance to be a part of history, and

Pope's Visit 2015

Pope Francis Revives Catholicism in New York

The crowd was buzzing with energy as tens of thousands of people lined up behind metal barricades in Central Park. The warm afternoon sun was starting to lower in the

Pope's Visit 2015

The Public Disputes the Pope’s Global Influence

Pope Francis’ arrival in New York City on 24th September heralded the influx of travelers desperate for a glimpse of the Catholic leader, while many native New Yorkers remained disinterested

Pope's Visit 2015

Pope Francis: A View From His New York Route

Pope Francis kept to a meticulously planned out schedule during his first trip to New York, including visits to St. Patrick’s Cathedral, the United Nations, the World Trade Center, Central

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Joseph Miranda, the Salvadoran who wants to save the world

José “Joseph” Miranda came to the United States as a timid 7-year-old boy from El Salvador who didn’t speak English. Now, at 25, he works the night shift behind a