Archive of June 18, 2011

Bishop says Libyans are 'fed up' with war, and so are some Western officials

Jun 18, 2011 - 08:00 pm .- The head of the Catholic Church in Libya says his people are sick and tired of NATO's bombing campaign. Meanwhile, there are signs of growing discontent in several of the countries whose governments have committed themselves to the operation.

New Jersey parishes honor dads on Father's Day

Jun 18, 2011 - 06:11 pm .- Honoring dads on Father's Day this Sunday, June 19 will be done in a variety of ways at parishes across the Diocese of Paterson, N.J.

Northwest Arkansas Catholics load trucks for Joplin

Jun 18, 2011 - 01:05 pm .- In the aftermath of the worst tornado to hit the United States in decades, Catholics in northwest Arkansas rolled up their sleeves the following day to help the victims of the deadly storm.

Fr. Corapi announces he's leaving the priesthood

Jun 18, 2011 - 01:00 pm .- In the wake of being suspended over what he claims are unproven allegations, popular speaker Fr. John Corapi announced that after 20 years in ministry, he is leaving the Catholic priesthood.

Archbishop Gomez stresses moral implications of California budget

Jun 18, 2011 - 07:27 am .- As debates continue over California's budget, Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles urged lawmakers to give priority to the poor but also warned about the state's large fiscal deficits.

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