Archive of November 2, 2005

Alito confirmation would create first ever Catholic dominated Supreme Court

Nov 2, 2005 - 12:00 am .- The nomination of Judge Samuel Alito for the U.S. Supreme Court shows how Catholics have gone from a mistrusted minority in the 19th century to an integrated part of American society in the 21st, says constitutional and criminal law expert Richard Garnett.

Bishop launches heating subsidy program for needy families

Nov 2, 2005 - 12:00 am .- The Diocese of Providence is starting a new program to help needy families pay their winter heating bills.

Four Catholics to be honored for outstanding leadership

Nov 2, 2005 - 12:00 am .- Four Catholic leaders will be recognized with the Outstanding Catholic Leadership Award this week.

Archbishop: Pope will ‘prune’ institutions with weak Catholic identity

Nov 2, 2005 - 12:00 am .- The Church, under the papacy of Benedict XVI, will likely refuse to support and maintain ties with institutions that have weakened or lost their Catholic identity, says Archbishop Michael Miller, secretary of the Vatican's Congregation for Catholic Education.

New book chronicles Pope’s memories of John Paul II

Nov 2, 2005 - 12:00 am .- Even 8 months after his death, the world is still abuzz about the legacy of Pope John Paul II. The man who would take his place, good friend, Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, now shares his own memories of the late Holy Father in a new volume called, The Legacy of John Paul II: Images and Memories.

Women’s group commends congress on fetal pain issue

Nov 2, 2005 - 12:00 am .- The Washington-based group, Concerned Women for America commended the U.S. Congress yesterday for their serious look at a hotly charged issue--when and if an unborn baby feels pain.

Follow a morally unexceptionable life, says Pope in Angelus, as Church remembers deceased

Nov 2, 2005 - 12:00 am .- On the Day the Church remembers the deceased, Pope Benedict invited the faithful “to follow a morally unexceptionable life, against any illusory alternative of success obtained via injustice and immorality."

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