Posts Tagged as "catholic"

Portuguese ‘Festa’ Draws Thousands to Small Town

October 1, 2015 /

This Portuguese traditional festival began in the mid 1700s in the Azorean islands, and was eventually brought to the community of Gustine by immigrants committed to preserving their culture.

Central Valley Youth Say Pope’s Message ‘Already Having an Impact’

September 25, 2015 /

California is also where many of the most pressing issues raised by the pontiff – from climate change to LGBTQ rights and immigration – remain at the fore of political debate. YouthWire asked its youth reporters to weigh in on some of the Pope’s positions on climate change, gay rights and immigration, and what his message might mean for their communities.