Archive of April 18, 2009

Diocese of Charleston responds to new lawsuit’s ‘unfounded’ claims

Apr 18, 2009 - 07:04 pm .- The Diocese of Charleston has described as “unfounded” a lawsuit’s claim that diocesan officials colluded with attorneys who served as counsels in a class action settlement between the diocese and past victims of sexual abuse.

Archbishop for Military Services spends Easter with troops in Iraq

Apr 18, 2009 - 02:17 pm .- At the invitation of General Ray Odierno, Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio of the Archdiocese for Military Services arrived in Al Asad Iraq earlier this month to spend Holy Week and Easter with the military and civilian personnel stationed there. 

CBS to air movie on 'courageous' Polish Catholic who rescued Jewish children

Apr 18, 2009 - 12:58 pm .- On Sunday evening CBS will broadcast a movie about the heroic efforts and “courageous heart” of Irena Sendler, a Polish Catholic social worker who created and led an underground group that rescued Jewish children from Nazi persecution.

Women religious leadership conference faces investigation for continued ‘problems’

Apr 18, 2009 - 08:40 am .- The Leadership Conference of Women Religious is being investigated by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith because of the “tenor and doctrinal content” of various addresses at the organization’s annual assemblies since 2001. One such address described “moving beyond the Church, even beyond Jesus” as “the dynamic option” for religious life.

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