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57 min ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | 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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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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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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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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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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Greenwich Citizen

NY mayor, faith leaders meeting on arrest death

New York's Catholic archbishop is bringing together the mayor and religious leaders for a roundtable meeting spawned by the death of a man placed in an apparent chokehold by a police officer.

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The Age

Cardinal Pell was 'advised to remove priest' over abuse

Cardinal George Pell was advised by his own independent investigator that a paedophile priest should be removed from the ministry, documents reveal.

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Merced Sun-Star

Los Banos priest under investigation moved out of area

A Los Banos Catholic priest under investigation for possible sex crimes involving a teenager has been moved to an undisclosed location where there are no children present, a Catholic church official said Tuesday.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

International Business Times

Historic First Time: Catholic Pontiff Pope Francis Supports Military...

For the first time ever in the history of the Roman Catholic church, its pontiff, currently Pope Francis, has supported military intervention if only to stop the senseless crusade of the Muslim militant ISIS against Christians in Pope Francis touches the wall that divides Israel from the West Bank, on his way to celebrate a mass in Manger Square ... (more)

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WZVN-TV Fort Myers

New allegations against former Fort Myers Catholic priest

The church found him guilty of sexually abusing a boy and now he's accused of inappropriate behavior with other children.

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