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New Abbot at Saint Leo Abbey

Nov 1, 2007

The Monastic Community of Saint Leo Abbey joyfully announces the election of Father Isaac Camacho, O.S.B. as their Sixth Abbot.  Read more

High school ministry in action: “God blessed me in one of the most beautiful ways”

Nov 1, 2007

On a recent retreat, the Bishop Machebeuf High School junior boys were granted a deep encounter with Christ. The retreat... Read more

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Clergy organization denounces calls for a less accurate Missal translation

Oct 31, 2007

The Confraternity of Catholic Clergy voiced its support for a literal and accurate English translation of the 2000 Roman Missal.... Read more

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Illinois moment-of-silence law unconstitutional, lawsuit alleges

Oct 31, 2007

A 14-year-old girl and her outspoken atheist father have filed a federal lawsuit Friday challenging an Illinois law requiring a... Read more

Georgetown University bows to homosexual activists’ demands

Oct 31, 2007

The president of Georgetown University, the oldest Catholic university in the United States, has promised funding by next fall for... Read more

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Archbishop to UN: "life is not at anyone's disposal"

Oct 31, 2007

Archbishop Celestino Migliore, the Apostolic Nuncio leading the Holy See's permanent observer mission to the United Nations, gave an address... Read more

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Britney’s newest publicity stunt involves inappropriate photos with “priest”

Oct 30, 2007

Britney Spears is attempting to stir-up controversy with her new album “Blackout” by posing suggestively in a confessional with a... Read more

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Catholic healthcare group's expansion in Colorado triggers dispute over abortion, contraceptive coverage

Oct 30, 2007

A Catholic hospital group's acquisition of non-Catholic Denver-area hospitals has started a debate about the place of Catholic ethics in... Read more

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Former USCCB president diagnosed with prostate cancer

Oct 30, 2007

Archbishop Wilton Gregory of Atlanta has been diagnosed with prostate cancer, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. Read more

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Conventual Franciscan appointed auxiliary bishop of Milwaukee

Oct 30, 2007

Today the Holy Father announced the appointment of Father William Patrick Callahan as Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee. ... Read more

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Woman faces execution for murdering mother, kidnapping unborn child

Oct 29, 2007

A Jury on Friday recommended the death penalty in the case of a woman who killed an expectant mother and... Read more

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Priest with secret marriage pleas guilty to half-million-dollar embezzlement

Oct 29, 2007

A retired Roman Catholic priest faces forty years in jail for stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from two rural... Read more

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Statistician refutes Planned Parenthood report

Oct 29, 2007

In a report issued on October 11, 2007 by the Guttmacher Institute (the research arm of Planned Parenthood) and the... Read more

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Musicians fulfill dying wish of Cuban composer by finishing his CD

Oct 26, 2007

A group of Hispanic Catholic musicians will hold on concert on October 26 in Miami to launch a new CD... Read more

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Vocations DVD wins Hollywood award

Oct 26, 2007

Fishers of Men, a DVD created to inspire vocations to the priesthood, has been awarded the Gabriel Award for its... Read more

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Catholic Charities USA applauds House passage of modified children's health bill

Oct 26, 2007

"Catholic Charities USA applauds Congressional leaders on both sides of the aisle who came together to craft compromise legislation to... Read more

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Construction company 'digs in their heels' to build the largest Planned Parenthood abortion facility

Oct 26, 2007

On October 24, pro-life activists met with the heads of the Weitz Company to discuss the new Planned Parenthood abortion... Read more

Politicians Rudy Giuliani and Sam Brownback

Brownback talks to Giuliani, Catholics for Brownback “outraged”

Oct 26, 2007

Senator Sam Brownback, the Kansas Republican who sought the Republican presidential nomination on a socially conservative platform, is considering supporting... Read more

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Abortionist ordered to release records of woman's death

Oct 25, 2007

The mother of a woman who died during an abortion has secured a court order requiring an abortionist to release... Read more

Mary Ann Glendon who is currently the president of the Pontifical Academy for the Sciences

President Bush poised to appoint Mary Ann Glendon as U.S. ambassador to Vatican

Oct 25, 2007

It looks as though the well-known lawyer and pro-life feminist Mary Ann Glendon may become the newest U.S. ambassador to... Read more