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People line up for new coats Nov. 20 at a Denver coat giveaway organized by the Knights of Columbus.

Knights of Columbus give hundreds of new coats to Denver’s homeless before snowfall

On a partly cloudy and relatively pleasant November morning in downtown Denver, volunteers with the Knights of Columbus set up... Read more

Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

How one priest is bringing Jesus to the most dangerous city in the US

With the highest per-capita homicide rate in the nation, Baltimore has been called the most dangerous city in America -... Read more

Denver event hopes to change how society views homeless people

When volunteers from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development counted the number of homeless people in Colorado one... Read more

What do you say to a homeless person? Advice from Catholic urban missionaries

It’s a common sight at a city intersection. A man or a woman holds a cardboard sign: “Homeless, Hungry. Please... Read more

Archbishop Samuel Aquila (left) serves food during the Christ in the City fundraiser in Denver, Sept 4, 2013 (File Photo/CNA).

'Un-gala' fundraiser draws awareness to homeless ministry

Putting a unique spin on a typical charity fundraiser, the young missionaries of Christ in the City recently hosted an... Read more

Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila speaks to a Christ in the City missionary after the blessing of the new headquarters on Aug. 15, 2012.

Lay missionaries to the poor open new Denver headquarters

Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila of Denver blessed and inaugurated the new Denver headquarters for Christ in the City, a missionary... Read more