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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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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.


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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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.


Related Topix: Religion, Pope Benedict XVI

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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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.


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

Northern Daily Leader

Catholic teachers want negotiation

THE region's Catholic school teachers have failed to rule out further industrial action in their ongoing protest against a proposed new workplace agreement.


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Watford Observer

Rickmansworth man 'completely shocked' by papal honour

A Rickmansworth man has been awarded a papal honour for his years of service to the Roman Catholic Church and his work in the community.


Related Topix: Religion, Ireland, World News


Sudanese Christian woman arrives in Rome

Mariam Yehya Ibrahim, the Sudanese Christian woman sentenced to death in Sudan for apostasy but subsequently pardoned, arrived in Rome on Thursday, the Italian Foreign Ministry said.


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Number of Catholic priests who have been defrocked for sex abuse revealed

New procedures were put in place by the Catholic Church in England and Wales to safeguard children and vulnerable adults in 2001 The number of Catholic priests in Wales and England who have been defrocked for sex abuse totals more than 50, a report has revealed.


Related Topix: Religion, Pope Benedict XVI

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Priest jailed for child sex offences

A CATHOLIC priest has been jailed after admitting to indecently assaulting two girls in the Perth parishes where he worked.


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Tony's Kansas City

Snap Calls Out Bishop Finn Amid Catholic Sex Abuse Contract Dispute

Tonight, here's the alt. word from the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests regarding and contradicting a recent statement from Kansas City Catholic honcho Bishop Finn .


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The Winnipeg Free Press

St. Boniface Cathedral evokes the ruins of Nero's burned city in ambitious fringe offering

There is a long tradition, going back to the Middle Ages, of hosting religious plays outside the walls of the Catholic Church.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Quo Vadis, History Movies, Religion

Saving Catholic Schools

Principal Jennifer Hodge connects with a water balloon during a block party fundraiser Sunday July 13, 2014 at Our Lady of Victory School in Jefferson Park, a Catholic school that raised enough money to stay open after being scheduled to close.

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Related Topix: Religion, Chicago, IL, Midlothian, IL


Catholic Charities Is Expanding Its Taxpayer-Funded Illegal Alien Services

No question, the Catholic church has attached itself to the alien kiddie dump as a major opportunity for public do-goodery.


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

Hills News

Catholic teachers in stop work meeting

Solidarity: About 500 Catholic school teachers and support staff attended a stop work meeting at Prince Alfred Park, Parramatta today to protest conditions in their new enterprise agreement.


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ItCH: A Papal Vision for Hizzoner

Mayor Bill de Blasio yesterday played a smart political card while on his Italian vacation - reaching out to the pope.


Related Topix: Pope Benedict XVI, Religion, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, York, NE, United Kingdom, Michael Bloomberh