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James CarrollAbolish Vatican statehood

The church straddles two poles at once, and at times they pull in radically opposite directions.


Related Topix: Religion, Opinion

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Door Reminder

GRACE system president Dane Radecki and Green Bay diocese Bishop David Ricken (background).

Green Bay classical school named after pope New school will use traditional Catholic teaching methods Check out this story on 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)


Related Topix: Green Bay, WI, Religion, La Crosse, WI, Milwaukee, WI


Bishop Okafor's death jolts Catholics

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.


Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Religion

The Birth of the Pill is a fascinating book on the oral contraceptive

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."


Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Human Sexuality, Religion

The ugly truth about Catholics, Christians and the heresy of progressivism

The prophet Jeremiah speaks of the 'violence and outrage' of his message, and the 'derision and reproach' he receives in return.


Related Topix: Abortion, Gay/Lesbian, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Religion


Pope Francis To Celebrate Wedding Mass For 20 Couples

Pope Francis is greeted by faithfulls gathered at St Peter's Square prior to his weekly general audience on August 27, 2014 in Vatican City.


Related Topix: Wedding, Pope Benedict XVI, Religion

The News Item

St. Ambrose School celebrates 100th anniversary

The first class motto was, "Study not for the present but for the future," and after a century, that motto still applies for the students, faculty, staff and administration.


Related Topix: Pottsville, PA, Religion, Schuylkill County, PA, Penn State University Park, Lake Wynonah, PA, Temple University

Trinadad Express

Carmona: I have faith in T&T

San Fernando PRESIDENT Anthony Carmona said yesterday TriA nidad and Tobago needA ed love and genuine friendship in society to make a diffeA rence.


Related Topix: Trinidad and Tobago, World News, Religion, Central America

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Massimo Sestini/Italian Polizia di Stato via Afp/Getty Images/file...

Anyone conducting a global news search over the past few days under the terms "Catholic" and "politics" would find the usual wealth of material, including the following five storylines from around the world: In the United States, Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, president of the US bishops' conference, issued a thumbs-down for new revisions to the Obama ... (more)


Related Topix: Religion, Recreational Vehicle, Security, World News, Africa, South Sudan, Social Security, Personal Finance, Sudan

New York Post

Female coaches at Catholic school 'had sex with students for years'

Two female basketball coaches turned a Catholic secondary school into Horndog High, bedding students for years under the watch of a skirt-chasing athletic director, according to an alleged victim and three school sources.


Related Topix: Religion, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY

Detroit Free Press

Troy parish gets new pastor to replace priest charged with embezzlement

After more than 19 months, members of St. Thomas More Catholic parish are getting a full-time pastor to formally replace the Rev.


Related Topix: Troy, MI, Religion

DFW Catholic

Myanmar celebrates 500 years of Catholicism with music, art

Yangon, Myanmar, Aug 30, 2014 / 07:53 am .- Celebrating 500 years since the arrival of Catholicism in Myanmar, Catholic artists have pooled together to evangelize through a new musical endeavor.


Related Topix: Religion, Burma, World News, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural

CBS Local

3 South Jersey Nursing Homes Owned By Catholic Diocese Of Camden Up For Sale

It all comes down to money, according to diocesan spokesman Peter Heuerherd. An expert committee has determined that the government's share of funding has been shrinking for more than a decade.


Related Topix: Religion, Nursing, Medicine

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Catholic leaders dedicate shrine at Wellspring

Victor Texcucano/Staff The welcoming Jesus statue is situated at the front of Wellspring, Fransalian Center for Spirituality in Whitehouse.


Related Topix: Religion, Whitehouse, TX, Tyler, TX

Fri Aug 29, 2014


Catholic college makes good progress following glowing inspection report

Wales' only Catholic sixth-form college is making good progress but there is too much variation in learner outcomes between courses, according to the nation's inspectorate.


Related Topix: Religion, United Kingdom, Pembrokeshire County, Wales, Shropshire County, England

DFW Catholic

Greek Catholics face hostility amid unrest in Ukraine

Rome, Italy, Aug 29, 2014 / 05:02 pm .- A bishop of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church called for peace amid escalating conflict with pro-Russian separatists, stating that the Church there is facing increased persecution as fighting goes on.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin, Religion, Orthodox Church

The Daily Democrat

Davis priest sentenced to probation, 90 days in jail for sex with minor

A Roman Catholic priest began to cry on Friday as his attorney read the words of the teenage girl in which he admitted to having a sexual relationship while working at a Davis church.


Related Topix: Davis, CA, Religion

Bloomfield Hills all-girl Catholic High School teacher claims she was fired for being gay

Barbara Webb, a former Catholic all-girls high school teacher at Marian High School in Bloomfield Hills, says her ex-employer fired her for being gay.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Bloomfield Hills, MI, Religion, Health Insurance, Health

Catholic paper in Australia refuses McAleese advert

The refusal of a Catholic newspaper in Australia to run an advertisement for a talk by former president Mary McAleese has been criticised as another attempt by the agents of the official church to silence those with views they do not agree with.


Related Topix: Religion, Mary Mcaleese

Religion News Service

Catholic Church must welcome a unconventional couples,a says top Italian bishop

ROME The Catholic Church should make "unconventional couples" feel at home instead of making them targets of "de facto discrimination," the leader of the Italian Bishops Conference and an ally of Pope Francis said this week.


Related Topix: Religion, Italy, World News