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2 hrs ago | Christian Newswire

California Catholic Universities Compromised

Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights , 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org NEW YORK, Aug. 22, 2014 / Christian Newswire / -- Bill Donohue comments on a decision by the administration of California Governor Jerry Brown forcing Catholic universities to pay for abortion in their health plans: Governor Brown and his administration ... (more)

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6 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Female Suicide Bombing: SSS Reports 13 Catholic Sisters' Attires Stolen

The Department of State Service, DSS has raised the alarm that at least 13 pieces of Reverend Sisters' regalia of the Catholic Church have been stolen from a shop in Kano state purportedly for suicide bombing.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

AmmoLand

Vatican Should Promote Catholic Gun Rights ~ Video

"Officials of the Vatican and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops should promote the individual right of Catholics and others to keep and bear arms," gun rights expert John M. Snyder said here today.

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WAVE-TV Louisville

New Obama birth control fixes for religious groups

Seeking to quell a politically charged controversy, the Obama administration announced new measures Friday to allow religious nonprofits and some companies to opt out of paying for birth control for female employees while still ensuring those employees have access to contraception.

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Related Topix: Religion, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Healthcare Law, Law

El Paso Times

Catholic Church on East Side to break ground on sanctuary Sunday

St. Frances Xavier Mother Cabrini Church Pastor Frank Lopez showed a rendering of the new church Wednesday.

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ABC News

Teacher Fired for Pregnancy Sues Catholic School

A former teacher at a Montana Catholic school who was fired for being pregnant and unmarried is suing the school district.

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The Wichita Eagle

Pittsburgh bishop taking ALS challenge for priest

Pittsburgh's Roman Catholic bishop plans to take the ice bucket challenge to support a diocesan priest who has Lou Gehrig's disease, but will donate his money to a charity that doesn't use embryonic stem cells for its research on the disease.

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The Indian Express

Kerala church gives bishops right to allow cremation of dead

The Synod of Kerala-based Syro-Malabar Catholic Church has decided that from now on bishops of various dioceses can permit cremation of the dead, instead of the traditional burial.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Business Journal

Catholic Charities helping families gear up for healthy school year

Catholic Charities will host a Wellness & Community Resource Fair at its Guadalupe Community Center on Aug. 23 to help promote public health on San Antonio's West Side.

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Asbury Park Press

Point Pleasant priest arrested on sex abuse chargePoint Pleasant...

Point Pleasant priest arrested on sex abuse charge He was arrested today on a sexual abuse allegation filed by the Mercer County Prosecutor's Office.

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Related Topix: Mercer County, NJ, Life, Holidays, Thanksgiving, Religion, Trenton, NJ

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Guilty plea from marathon bombing suspect's friend

Former Gov. Bob McDonnell downplayed the significance of his joy ride in a Ferrari owned by a former CEO of a dietary supplement maker.

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WTOC-TV Savannah

Israel kills 3 Hamas military commanders in Gaza

Graphic tracks fighting and cease-fires in the latest Israel-Palestinians war. 2c x 5 inches; 2c x 5 inches; 96.3 mm x 127 mm; .

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Palestine, OH, Religion

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Liberia gives food in slum sealed to stop Ebola

The Atlanta hospital where two American aid workers were brought after getting infected with the Ebola virus will hold a news conference to discuss their discharge.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Religion, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Virginia

Cybercast News Service

Former Vatican City governor Szoka dies at age 86

Edmund Szoka, who was the former governor of Vatican City and the head of the Detroit archdiocese, has died at age 86. Szoka died of natural causes Wednesday night at Providence Park Hospital in Novi, Michigan, the Archdiocese of Detroit said in a statement Thursday.

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Cybercast News Service

Drug supplier for 'Monsignor Meth' gets 5 years

A woman who authorities say helped supply nearly 10 pounds of methamphetamine to a drug operation in Connecticut run by a Catholic priest dubbed "Monsignor Meth" has been sentenced to five years in prison.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Religion, Laguna Niguel, CA, San Clemente, CA

ABC News

Catholic Church lawyer admits Church knew of paedophile priest in 1958

MARK COLVIN: At the royal commission into child sexual abuse, a lawyer for the Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne has confirmed that the Church knew as far back as 1958 of allegations against a paedophile priest.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Washington Post

Cincinnati Archdiocese freezes Catholic school donations to a ice bucket challengea charity

Brenau University's Makenzi Wooten, left, drenches Kaylynn Samples as they take the ALS ice bucket challenge at the school's amphitheater in Gainesville, Ga.

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WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Oklahoma Catholic bishop sues over planned black mass

Oklahoma's Catholic Archbishop filed a lawsuit on Wednesday to halt the use of what he said were stolen communion wafers destined for a satanic black mass ceremony to be held next month in Oklahoma City.

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MLive.com

Kalamazoo's Hackett Catholic Prep celebrates new name, new school year

Kalamazoo County's Catholic high school ended its first day of school Wednesday on a celebratory note, with a ceremony marking the school's name change from Hackett Catholic Central High School to Hackett Catholic Prep .

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WCAX-TV Burlington

Burlington man accused of assaulting 7-year-old

Investigators say they got a 911 call Tuesday night from a home on Maple Street, where they say Magee physically assaulted his 7-year-old niece.

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