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Archbishop Chaput praises role of permanent deacons in building up both priests and lay

Apr 18, 2006

Permanent deacons offer a unique witness to lay people, priests and bishops as well as a constant reminder of the... Read more

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Priest warns: Hawaii set to become abortion state

Apr 18, 2006

A Virginia-based pro-life group is urging Hawaii’s governor to veto a bill that would allow late-term abortions in the aloha... Read more

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Catholic teens take faith door-to-door

Apr 18, 2006

Nearly 150 teens traveled to the Diocese of Arlington last week for the ‘Youth for the Third Millennium Mega Mission’--an... Read more

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Opus Dei urges Sony to include disclaimer in Da Vinci film

Apr 17, 2006

Opus Dei made another attempt earlier this month to urge Sony to include a disclaimer at the beginning of the... Read more

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University chancellor seeks to slash budget for Catholic group

Apr 17, 2006

University of Wisconsin Chancellor John Wiley has agreed to cut funding to the University of Wisconsin Roman Catholic Foundation, reported... Read more

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U.S. Bishops appalled by arbitrary arrest of human rights workers in Congo

Apr 17, 2006

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has expressed its “deep concern” over what they call the arbitrary arrest and detention... Read more

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L.A. Archdiocese loses battle to keep priest files confidential

Apr 17, 2006

The Archdiocese of Los Angeles faced a disappointing decision yesterday when the U.S. Supreme Court denied a request to take... Read more

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Investigative report provides little-known facts about Gospel of Judas phenomenon

Apr 16, 2006

The Gospel of Judas, a third-century manuscript unearthed in Egypt three decades ago, is surrounded by questionable circumstances. A report... Read more

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Gospel of Judas is a Gnostic gospel of little value to Christians, says analyst

Apr 16, 2006

The latest media frenzy over the Gospel of Judas reveals “the [secular] media's profound ignorance of ancient history,” says Brian... Read more

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900 New Englanders find new spiritual home in Catholic Church

Apr 16, 2006

Two New England states welcomed the largest number of new Catholics this Easter Vigil since the priest sex abuse scandal... Read more

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Villanova University board delays decision on ‘victims of abortion’ memorial

Apr 12, 2006

A plan for a memorial on the Villanova University campus to the victims of abortion is currently in limbo, reported... Read more

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Knights of Columbus urge U.S. leaders to create immigration bill that embraces justice, charity

Apr 12, 2006

The board of directors of the Knights of Columbus has called upon Congress and the President to create immigration legislation... Read more

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San Antonio Archbishop says human dignity, families are at heart of immigration debate

Apr 12, 2006

Archbishop José Gomez of San Antonio took his strongest public stand on immigration during Monday's downtown demonstration against the current... Read more

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Archbishop Burke, other Missouri bishops call on Catholics to reject death penalty

Apr 12, 2006

As the state of Missouri prepares for a highly-publicized trial due to challenge the constitutionality of lethal injection, the state’s... Read more

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Hoops for God: Priests take vocational awareness to the court

Apr 11, 2006

Kansas City’s Runnin’ Revs basketball team recently overcame the Serra All Stars at Bishop Miege High School in Roeland Park.... Read more

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Catholic Home Missions Appeal to focus on rural, impoverished U.S. dioceses

Apr 11, 2006

“Support the Mission Church Here in America” is the theme for this year’s national Catholic Home Missions Appeal, sponsored by... Read more

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Rising church attendance in Connecticut

Apr 11, 2006

Despite a widespread priestly sexual abuse scandal which has shaken the Catholic Church in the U.S. over recent years, Mass... Read more

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Idaho passes ‘abortion-information’ legislation

Apr 11, 2006

The Idaho House passed legislation Monday that requires doctors to provide women with information about the medical risks of abortion... Read more

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Jews are paralyzed by not studying New Testament, says Rabbi

Apr 10, 2006

Prominent reform Rabbi Michael Cook says many Jews are paralyzed by their ignorance of New Testament writings, and is urging... Read more

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Cardinal O’Malley returns to Boston for first public Mass

Apr 10, 2006

The archbishop of Boston received a standing ovation at St. Theresa of Avila Parish April 1 at the beginning of... Read more