Archive of February 5, 2011

Diocese of Wilmington agrees to $77.4 million sex abuse settlement

Feb 5, 2011 - 06:33 pm .- The Diocese of Wilmington has reached an agreement to pay sexual abuse survivors more than $77.4 million to settle more than 150 abuse claims as part of its efforts to exit bankruptcy.

Pope's secretary puts papal organ donation discussion to rest

Feb 5, 2011 - 03:32 pm .- Though he promotes organ donation, the Pope's own organs were officially rendered unavailable for further use when he was elected to the papacy, according to his secretary.

As Egypt protests continue, Cairo patriarch concerned about rise of a ‘religious state’

Feb 5, 2011 - 11:50 am .- The head of Egypt’s tiny Catholic minority is urging a return to order in the country after 11 days of anti-government protests.

Catholic bishops place bets on Steelers-Packers Super Bowl

Feb 5, 2011 - 07:36 am .- Ahead of the Super Bowl, Bishop David L. Ricken of Green Bay and Bishop David A. Zubik of Pittsburgh have made a friendly wager on the outcome of the NFL Championship game.

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