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3 hrs ago | Religion News Service

Jennifer Haselberger's affidavit ought to be sounding alarms throughout the length and breadth of the Roman Catholic hierarchy.

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7 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin

Catholic diocese upends custom on homiliesCatholic diocese upends...

Catholic diocese upends custom on homilies A decades-long practice at some churches of laypeople delivering the homily has come to an end.

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7 hrs ago | Tahoe Daily Tribune

New Catholic academy replaces defunct Saint Theresa School

The Lake Tahoe Catholic Academy will operate on the campus of the defunct St. Theresa School, which closed earlier this year.

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Related Topix: South Lake Tahoe, CA, Religion

9 hrs ago | CBS Local

Catholic Leaders Respond To Gov. Perry's Immigration Proposal

Leaders from The Catholic Diocese of Dallas and Fort Worth have responded to Governor Perry's plan to send National Guard troops to the border .

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Related Topix: Religion, Rick Perry, US Governors, Fort Worth, TX

10 hrs ago | Russia Taday

ISIS militants ransack Catholic monastery in Iraq

An image made available by the jihadist Twitter account Al-Baraka news on June 11, 2014 allegedly shows militants of the jihadist group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant waving the Islamic Jihad flag and holding up their weapons as a vehicle drives on a newly cut road through the Syrian-Iraqi border between the Iraqi Nineveh province and the ... (more)

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13 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

WA Catholic news off The Record

THE Record, Western Australia's Catholic newspaper, which was established in 1874, will publish its final edition on July 23. Perth Archbishop Timothy Costello said the decision to close the paper was reached after a five-month review with stakeholders following a protracted decline in subscriptions.

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17 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Philippine leader hit with impeachment complaint

File- In this July 15, 2014 file photo, Philippine President Benigno Aquino III, talks to World Bank President Dr. Jim Yong Kim during their meeting at the Malacanang Presidential Palace in suburban Manila, Philippines.

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21 hrs ago | Philly.com

Catholics flock to cathedral to venerate relic of John Paul II

In 2005, Melanie Krawiec of Oxford, Chester County, was experiencing the heartbreak of trying to have a second child but seeming unable to do so.

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Related Topix: Religion, Philadelphia, PA, Ireland, World News, Poland, Pope Benedict XVI

22 hrs ago | Blacktown Sun

Catholic school teachers to stop work

Teachers from all but 19 of the 78 primary and high schools in the Parramatta Catholic Diocese will take part in a stop-work meeting tomorrow.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

GhanaWeb

Minister commends Catholic Church

Mr Justice Samuel Adjei, Deputy Brong-Ahafo Regional Minister, has commended the Catholic Church for its partnership towards accelerated national development.

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Free Republic

Saint or Ain’t? A Sermon for the 16th Sunday of the Year

We live in difficult times for the Church, and from many sectors the very legitimate cry for reform goes up frequently.

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Related Topix: Religion

AlertNet

Iraq Catholic leader says Islamic State worse than Genghis Khan

The head of Iraq's largest church said on Sunday that Islamic State militants who drove Christians out of Mosul were worse than Mongol leader Genghis Khan and his grandson Hulagu who ransacked medieval Baghdad.

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Examiner.com

Pope Francis says two percent of Roman Catholic clerics are sexual abusers

An Italian newspaper quoted Pope Francis as saying that two percent of Roman Catholic clerics are sexual abusers.

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Related Topix: Religion, Pope Benedict XVI

Advocate

Lesbian Fired by Catholic Food Pantry Files Suit

A woman fired by a Catholic-run food pantry in Kansas City, Mo., because she is a lesbian, has filed suit against the Kansas City-St.

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Related Topix: Religion, Gay/Lesbian, Wedding

Examiner.com

Why Catholic women need to say 'no' to Hillary in 2016

Like Barack Obama , Hillary represents a segment of the population seeking to make history.

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Related Topix: Religion, US Politics, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Wedding

Sat Jul 19, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Catholic devotees told: Medals, scapulars not magic

A priest in Jaro, Iloilo has issued a reminder to Catholic devotees that scapulars and medals have nothing to do with magic.

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Related Topix: Religion, Philippines, World News

Free Republic

Muslims Enter Catholic Church, See A Statue Of The Virgin Mary, Call It An Idol And Destroy It

Muslims in Iraq entered a Catholic church in Iraq, and when they saw a statue of the Virgin Mary they destroyed it because they deemed it an idol.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Religion, Islam

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Hobby Lobby Decision Chagrins Liberals

The recent Hobby Lobby SCOTUS decision has brought about a hue and cry representing a chorus of scorched cats.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Deseret News

Religious roots: Catholic, Episcopal, Jewish, Congregational and...

Pioneer Day, celebrated every July 24 in Utah, is a day for people to celebrate their pioneer heritage.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Utah, Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Episcopal Church, Salt Lake City, UT

Central Western Daily

Catholic teachers on their marks to strike on Wednesday

NOT HAPPY: James Sheahan Catholic High School teachers and union members Trent Critchley, Carol Blackwood, John Brown, Natasha Deasey, Amanda Nieuwendyk, Patricia Harvey, Laura Tilston, Winston West, Denise Taylor, Jan Hayes and Paul McKie will stop work on Wednesday to protest against a proposed enterprise agreement.

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Related Topix: Religion, Education Etc., St. Mary's, AK

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