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The Catholic Sun Phoenix
Catholic and American? Part two in a series
The Most Rev. Thomas J. Olmsted is the bishop of the Diocese of Phoenix. He was installed as the fourth bishop of Phoenix on Dec. 20, 2003, and is the spiritual leader of the diocese's 820,000 Catholics.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Bishop David Walkowiak takes seat at head of 11-county Catholic Diocese of Grand Rapids
With the handoff of a ring, a hat, a staff and a book of Gospels, the Rev. David J. Walkowiak was ordained this afternoon as the 12th bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Grand Rapids.
Catholic religious order opens abuse files
A Roman Catholic religious order released an unusually candid report Tuesday outlining how its leaders failed for decades to stop sex abuse in its schools and other ministries.
Catholic Church launches beatification of Cardinal Dery
Vice-President Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur has launched the beatification process and foundation of the late Cardinal Peter Porekuu Dery.
Catholic Church's Same-Sex Marriage View Causing Followers to Flee
Not surprisingly, a high percentage of area Catholics have left the church over the sexual abuse scandal that has rocked the organization in the past decade.
Indiana woman condemned for killing at 15 is freed
The plans of a former Microsoft manager to create the "Starbucks of Pot" are worrying other activists who pushed for the legalization of marijuana in Washington state.
Venezuelan president meets pope, smoothes relations with Catholic church
Venezuela and the Vatican haven't always seen eye-to-eye. During his 14 years in power, President Hugo Chavez often battled with the church, accusing leaders of participating in a coup against him and calling a Venezuelan cardinal a "troglodyte" on national television.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
San Bernardino County Sun
Salvadorans to help with gang truce in Honduras
Two Salvadorans who mediated in a gang truce in their country that cut the homicide rate by at least 50 percent met Monday with gang leaders in Honduras, where they will help do the same.
The Daily News Journal
Pope Francis after 100 days: A contrast to Benedict
VATICAN CITY a?? One-hundred days after becoming the first non-European pope since the eighth century, the main difference between Francis and his European predecessors is one more of style than of concrete action.
Pueblo prepares for resignation of Catholic bishop
The Cuban-born bishop was Pueblo's fourth bishop, serving there since 2009. The Pueblo Diocese covers 48,000 square miles and 53 parishes.
The American Spectator
Can Liturgical Music Be Saved?
Remember the power ballad? It was a subgenre of rock music pioneered by Boston in 1976 and Styx a year later.
The Times of Israel
Catholic activist killed for saving Jews set for sainthood
Rome - An Italian Catholic activist and journalist who was declared a Righteous Gentile for saving Jewish lives during World War II has formally been put on the road to sainthood by the Roman Catholic church.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
WFMY 2 Greensboro
Youngest Inmate On Death Row To Leave Prison
That made the Gary, Ind., teen the youngest person ever in the state to face the death penalty.
WTAQ-AM Green Bay
GB Diocese finds claim of priest abuse unsubstantiated
The diocese received the allegation of abuse of a minor against Father Justin Werner, a senior priest, back on April 20. The abuse, which Fr.
Gunman shoots man during Catholic mass in Utah
Police say a gunman walked into a Catholic church and shot a man in the back of the head during Mass on Sunday in Ogden.
Nanaimo Daily News
US woman whose death sentence at age 16 drew global protests to be released from prison
An Indiana woman put on death row at age 16 for killing an elderly Bible school teacher is being released.
The Daily Star
Three killed by explosion at Tanzanian opposition party rally
Wounded people lie on the ground as Roman Catholic nuns run for cover after a blast at the St. Joseph Mfanyakazi Roman Catholic Church in Arusha, Tanzania Sunday, May 5, 2013.
D.C. welcomes six new Catholic priests
Washington's Archbishop, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, ordained the six men on Saturday during a ceremony at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in northeast Washington.
The End Of Catholic Schools?
Picture this: It wasn't easy, but you and your husband were able to set aside enough money so that you could remove your ten-year-old daughter from the public school and enroll her at a Catholic school where you expected her to get a good education in a wholesome moral environment.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Teacher at Catholic school loses job over ex-husband's sins
A veteran teacher at a Catholic school has lost her job because school officials are worried her ex-husband, now serving a jail sentence for domestic abuse and stalking, will pose a danger to students and teachers when he is released.