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Kevin Jones

Kevin Jones

Articles by Kevin Jones

Wyoming Catholic College's next president sees bright future

Mar 23, 2013 / 12:09 pm

Dr. Kevin Roberts, incoming president of Wyoming Catholic College, says he is “thrilled and humbled” to head a school with “supernatural joy” and a desire to be a leading force in Catholic higher education.

Catholic students lobby at UN commission on women

Mar 20, 2013 / 03:05 am

Students at Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio worked to educate delegates at a recent United Nations commission about the importance of life and family in protecting women’s interests.

New Facebook game draws from 'The Bible' TV series

Mar 12, 2013 / 23:03 pm

A Christian game developer has launched a new Facebook game based on the History Channel mini-series “The Bible,” aiming to offer internet fun while promoting knowledge of Scripture.

Catholics worldwide mobilize support for new Pope

Mar 9, 2013 / 06:05 am

When the white smoke rises from the Sistine Chapel to signal the next Pope’s election, Catholics in some cities can gather at local rally points organized in advance to show their support and love.

Bishop Conley warns against ‘dangerous’ Colorado civil unions bill

Jan 11, 2012 / 04:06 am

A Colorado proposal to recognize same-sex civil unions is a “dangerous and unjust” effort to redefine marriage warns Bishop James D. Conley, the apostolic administrator of the Archdiocese of Denver.

Knights of Columbus urge millions to 'Keep Christ in Christmas'

Dec 16, 2011 / 01:03 am

The Knights of Columbus' annual campaign reminding millions of Americans to “Keep Christ in Christmas” is in full swing with radio ads, signs, billboards, Nativity scenes and Christmas cards.

Election results in Egypt worry Catholic leaders

Dec 5, 2011 / 17:16 pm

Catholic leaders in Egypt voiced surprise and alarm at the success of Islamist groups in the first round of Egypt’s parliamentary elections but stressed that the process is still in an early phase.

New Catholic iPhone app ‘ignites’ prayer communities

Nov 12, 2011 / 18:05 pm

A new iPhone app called “Ignio” is designed to help Catholics deepen their faith by featuring a digital flame that grows and shrinks according to how much the user prays for friends, attends Mass or reads Scripture.

Maryland bishops warn of rising restrictions on religious freedom

Nov 11, 2011 / 01:29 am

Religious freedom is fundamental to a free society, but some political and cultural trends are threatening that freedom, the Catholic bishops of Maryland said in a new statement.

Chaplains opposed to 'Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell' repeal coming under pressure

Nov 3, 2010 / 04:13 am

A federal court has again reinstated the U.S. military’s policy against open homosexuals in service. While military chaplains are “hopeful” the policy will stay in place, some have been told they should “just get out” if the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” (DADT) policy is repealed.