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32 min ago | Independent.ie
The first women's forum in the mid-west diocese will be launched this evening to provide the disgruntled women with a platform where they can express their views and opposition to some of the new pastoral measures being introduced by Bishop Kieran O'Reilly.
3 hrs ago | Religion News Service
Boston Globe Media Partners today launched a new website exploring news and issues of the Catholic Church, faith, spirituality and Catholic lifestyle, called Crux.
3 hrs ago | CBS Local
Just a few months after Pope John Paul II was canonized as a saint, a north suburban cemetery has honored his 1979 visit to Chicago with a free-form memorial sculpture.
4 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press
A former chemistry teacher at a Catholic, all-girls high school in Bloomfield Hills said she was fired before the semester started because of her 'non-traditional' pregnancy.
5 hrs ago | Religion News Service
The Vatican's guardian of orthodoxy and the force behind Rome's investigation of American nuns has renewed his criticism of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, downplaying the group's size and importance and arguing that the Vatican is trying to help them recover their religious identity so they don't die out.
9 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Five months after Boko Haram abducted more than 200 girls in Nigeria's Borno State, the Islamic extremist group has begun occupying churches in the country's northeastern region, church officials there said.
14 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com
Like many young people, Emanuel Zevallos was undecided about the truth behind major religions.
When second-graders at St. Boniface School wrote goals for the 2014-15 school year, the list included educational objectives like doing cursive writing and science experiments.
A Time magazine article bemoans the stark decline in the number of "social activist" women religious in the U.S. today, stating that "[t]oday's nuns are simply too progressive for the Vatican," which "chooses not to celebrate nuns and not to empower them."
Catholic Cemeteries of Chicago has announced the addition of a new sculpture honoring Saint John Paul II at Maryhill Cemetery, 8600 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Niles.
The new bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield has made his first trip to the Berkshires and promises he'll return.
A stained-glass panel from the old St. Bernard Parish on Water Street hangs in the lobby at St. Bernard's Elementary School on Summer Street.
It is curious to many why Archbishop Anthony Apuron has recently warned high school students and faithful Catholics not to go to the blogs.
Green Bay classical school named after pope New school will use traditional Catholic teaching methods Check out this story on greenbaypressgazette.com: http://gbpg.net/1pxXGiz St. John Paul II Classical School will initially be open to students in pre-kindergarten to third grade starting in 2015-16 The Catholic Diocese of Green Bay and the Green ... (more)
The death of the Emeritus Bishop of Awka Diocese, Most Reverend Simon Okafor, jolted Catholic faithful in the Diocese as priests that celebrated Masses yesterday announced his demise.
It's not a tough pill to swallow. Today more than 100 million women around the world use the oral contraceptive known simply as "the pill."
The prophet Jeremiah speaks of the 'violence and outrage' of his message, and the 'derision and reproach' he receives in return.
Updated: Tue Sep 02, 2014 09:06 pm
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