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8 min ago | Boston.com

Boston's Nigerian Catholics mark parish jubilee

Twenty-five years ago, a group of Nigerian Catholics in Boston who missed the flavor of church services in their homeland started congregating in a Mattapan apartment.

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Related Topix: Boston, MA, Mattapan, MA, Religion

4 hrs ago | Examiner.com

What is the American Catholic's pearl of great price?

In today's gospel reading from the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass , Jesus speaks about finding a pearl of great price--so great in value as to inspire the finder to sell everything else in their life so that the pearl becomes everything to them.

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Related Topix: Religion, Pope Benedict XVI

8 hrs ago | Wiltshire Times

Trowbridge bishop killed in bike smash

THE Christian community and neighbours are mourning Trowbridge bishop Tony Palmer, who was killed in a motorcycle accident on Sunday.

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12 hrs ago | Vanguard

Sultan commends Muslim, Catholic cordial relationship

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa'ad Abubakar, on Saturday commended the cordial relationship existing between the Catholic community and people of the state.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Religion, Africa

16 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Costa Concordia enters Genoa to be scrapped

The wrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship limped on Sunday into the Italian port of Genoa to be scrapped two and a half years after it capsized in a tragedy that claimed 32 lives.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Religion

21 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Philippines' "100,000,000th baby"

A baby girl born early Sunday has officially pushed the population of the Philippines to 100 million, highlighting the challenge of providing for more people in the already-impoverished nation.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Boston.com

All Things Catholic Will tragedy derail Pope Francis on Christian unity?

History sometimes turns on tragedies, leaving people to ponder what might have been.

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Related Topix: Religion, Pope Benedict XVI

Mirror.co.uk

Watch as Catholic priest dances in the aisles in front of a packed out congregation

Videos of a recent mass taken on the local feast day and uploaded on to YouTube has gone viral on social networks and spread Father Pepe's fame far beyond his parish.

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Free Republic

Catholic Bishops Slam "Unprecendented and Extreme" Executive Order

The bishop-Chairmen of two USCCB Committees slammed President Obama's July 21 "gender identity" executive order for its lack of religious freedom protection and "flaws in its core prohibitions."

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Related Topix: Religion, Illegal Immigration, Immigration Reform, US News

Examiner.com

Helene Murtha: Catholic minister admits to sexually abusing high school students

The sexual encounters with her students took place during the 1980s at Murtha's home, at Seton Keough High School in Baltimore, and at the Monsignor's Retreat House in Sparks, Maryland.

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Related Topix: Religion, Education Etc., Maryland

Irish Republican News

Arson bid on Catholic church

Loyalists have attempted to burn down St Mary's Star of the Sea Church on the Shore Road on the outskirts of north Belfast.

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Related Topix: St. Mary's, AK, Religion, World News, United Kingdom, Antrim County, Northern Ireland

SeacoastOnline

Maine Catholic properties for sale

Maine's Catholic churches are selling off properties as the Diocese of Portland grapples with declining church attendance and a surplus of under-utilized buildings.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Morning News

Local Catholic priest officially installed as church pastor of two parishes

Lisa Lete Father Jose de Jesus Gonzalez was officially installed as the pastor of Blackfoot's St. Bernard's Catholic Church and Fort Hall's St. Kateri's Catholic Church at a special mass at St. Bernard's on Friday.

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Related Topix: Religion, Blackfoot, ID, Fort Hall, ID

KRNV-TV Reno

Priest in Guam removed over California allegations

A Roman Catholic priest has been removed from his post in Guam over allegations that he molested two boys four decades ago while serving in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Religion, Guam, World News

New Vision

More than 50 UK Catholic priests defrocked for sex abuse...

More than 50 Roman Catholic priests in England and Wales have been defrocked for sex abuse since 2001, the Church's child protection watchdog revealed on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Religion, Prison

NorthJersey.com

Archdiocese: No confirmation of Philly papal visit

There is still no confirmation that Pope Francis will attend a major gathering of the world's Roman Catholics next year in Philadelphia, the archdiocese said Friday in response to a report that the archbishop had said Francis would come.

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DFW Catholic

Film: People with same-sex attraction find peace in Church

Philadelphia, Pa., Jul 25, 2014 / 04:07 am .- Dan, Rilene and Paul knew that once their stories were out, life would not be the same.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Gay/Lesbian, Religion

NEWS.com.au

Bishop in court on child sex charges

THE first Catholic bishop to be charged with a child sex offence, which allegedly occurred in 1969, has appeared in court.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Free Republic

The Infant of Prague [Catholic Caucus]

Q: My grandmother has always had a statue of Jesus as a child dressed up like a little king with a crown.

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Asbury Park Press

Israel swears in new president amid Gaza warIsrael swears in new...

Israel's parliament has sworn in Reuven Rivlin as the country's new president, replacing Nobel Peace laureate Shimon Peres whose term ends as Israel is fighting a war against Hamas in Gaza.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Shimon Peres, Religion, Pope Benedict XVI,

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