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As church-goers wane, Germany's controversial tax prompts unease

Feb 12, 2015 - 04:02 am .- While church attendees dwindle in Germany, questions have arisen once again over the controversial state-imposed church tax – and whether it's time for the country's bishops to address concerns around it.

Measles are making a comeback, so what does the Church teach about vaccines?

Jan 29, 2015 - 04:03 am .- Disneyland is supposed to be the Happiest Place on Earth, not the place where you contract a highly contagious, once-eradicated disease.

NPR, Time magazine writers question Duck Dynasty suspension

Dec 20, 2013 - 12:03 am .- Entertainment analysts with major media outlets are questioning whether the recent suspension of a major character from the record-breaking show Duck Dynasty was the right move.

Koch grant consistent with Church teaching, CUA tells critics

Dec 19, 2013 - 03:45 pm .- Catholic University of America has defended a $1 million gift from the Koch brothers against “presumptuous” criticisms that accepting the grant would cause scandal and obscure Church insight on economics.

Controversial book's claims about Jesus are 'nothing new'

Aug 10, 2013 - 06:03 am .- Although a controversial new book on the “historical Jesus” is topping best-seller lists, claims made by its author are tired when it comes to New Testament scholarship, a Scripture professor says.

Argentinean bishop apologizes for controversial photos

Jun 20, 2012 - 04:04 pm .- Bishop Fernando Bargallo of Merlo-Moreno, Argentina has asked forgiveness for recently-surfaced photos of him shown with a woman on a beach in Mexico.

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