Archive of August 29, 2009

Three U.S. bishops visiting Africa to observe humanitarian work

Aug 29, 2009 - 08:06 pm .- A delegation of American bishops is visiting Zimbabwe and South Africa on behalf of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). The bishops intend to observe not only the challenges facing the African countries, but also the humanitarian work and the “fully alive” faith of Christians in the region.

Priests gather for fellowship, prayer, as part of Year for Priests

Aug 29, 2009 - 02:26 pm .- Surrounded by his brother priests, Archbishop Henry J. Mansell expressed thanks and appreciation for their dedication at an informal evening gathering of priests on Aug. 25 as part of ongoing activities to celebrate the Year for Priests."

Briefs filed in New York same-sex ‘marriage’ recognition case

Aug 29, 2009 - 07:24 am .- The Thomas More Society of Chicago has filed an amicus curiae brief on behalf of the New York State Catholic Conference concerning whether N.Y. should recognize out-of-state same-sex "marriages" that have been contracted in states which recognize the practice.

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