Verizon workers wearing red and clutching signs swarmed the outside of the company’s office in downtown Brooklyn starting at six a.m. this morning, the start of a strike across the East Coast involving nearly forty thousand workers. Verizon, the Communication Workers of America (CWA), and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers have apparently reached a […]
It took two years, two gatherings of some-190 bishops from around the world, and 264 pages for Pope Francis to release a historic declaration urging clergy around the world to welcome gay, divorced, and single-parent Catholics into the fold. The declaration, which came in the form of an apostolic exhortation released Friday morning, lays out […]
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