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25 min ago | Courier News

Hillsboro dad says Catholic school didn't stop bullying

Hillsboro dad says Catholic school didn't stop bullying Diocese of Metuchen is sued for Check out this story on Sister Mary Klersey, the principal of St. Ann School, is accused in a lawsuit of not taking a bullying complaint seriously.


Related Topix: Religion, Anger Management, Health

4 hrs ago | ClickOnDetroit

Polish community watches 2 Catholic churches shut down

Parishioners at St. Ladislaus in Hamtramck have seen the writing on the wall for years now as they looked around to see empty pews.


Related Topix: Religion, Hamtramck, MI, Detroit, MI

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Advocate

Secretary to supt. of Catholic schools arrested in thefts

A former secretary for the Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge with a history of siphoning money from an employer was arrested early Tuesday after an audit alleged she used a diocesan credit card to buy several prepaid debit cards to pay her bills and make other purchases.


Related Topix: Religion, Baton Rouge, LA, Ethel, LA, Zachary, LA

DFW Catholic

Catholic Bishops and Immigration

In June, 2014, speaking for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops , Bishop Mark Seitz testified before the House Judiciary Committee on the undocumented immigration crisis.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Religion

The Catholic Sun Phoenix

Brown, Catholic Cemeteries and Mortuaries CEO, steps down

Gary Brown's nearly 25 years of service at the helm of Catholic Cemeteries and Mortuaries has ended, but not before friends, family, clergy and colleagues bid him farewell at a Mass and dinner June 20. or nearly 25 years, Gary Brown cared for families during their time of greatest sorrow: the loss of a loved one.


Related Topix: Religion, Phoenix, AZ

Brandon Sun

Vatican sets dates for pope's second Asia trip: Jan. 12-19 in Sri Lanka, Philippines

The Vatican has confirmed the dates for Pope Francis' second trip to Asia, a weeklong visit Jan. 12-19 to Sri Lanka and the Philippines.


Related Topix: Pope Benedict XVI, Religion

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Philadelphia archbishop confident Pope Francis will visit in 2015

Although Pope Francis' own people aren't confirming it yet, Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput said the pontiff has accepted an invitation to visit Philadelphia in September 2015 in what would be his U.S. visit.


Related Topix: Religion, Pope Benedict XVI, Pennsylvania

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Free Republic

With The Law Ignored, Border Surge Turns Into A Tsunami

Amnesty: With word out about U.S. coddling of Central American illegal immigrants, Haitians and people from much farther abroad are flooding our shores to get their slice.


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

Myrtle Beach Online

US report says religious freedom in Cuba is bad but getting better

Cuban government restrictions on religion remain severe although they have been eased on several fronts over the past year, according to the U.S. State Department's annual report on freedom of religion around the world.


Related Topix: Religion, Cuba, World News, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy


Did The Pope Just Challenge The Church's Position On War?

Pope Francis has a habit of saying things that are not necessarily in line with the established teaching of the Catholic Church , but his most recent appeal for peace in the Middle East may put him at odds with a centuries-old Catholic theology concerning the proper use of military force.


Related Topix: Pope Benedict XVI, Religion, History in the News, US News, Liberal Political News

Papal first: Francis visits Pentecostal church

Pope Francis has become the first pope to visit a Pentecostal church, pressing his outreach to evangelicals who represent Catholicism's greatest competition for Christian souls around the globe.


Related Topix: Italy, World News, Religion, Pope Benedict XVI

Planning a Place for the Pope

Despite the guessing game regarding Pope Francis's intentions to visit Philly next year - he almost certainly will, barring illness - officials are proceeding to plan for him.


Related Topix: Religion, Philadelphia, PA

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Birth Of 100-Millionth Person In Philippines Greeted With Joy, Concern

The Philippines on Sunday welcomed its 100-millionth citizen - a baby girl named Chonalyn who was born at a hospital in the capital, Manila.


Related Topix: Religion

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Boston's Nigerian Catholics mark parish jubilee

Twenty-five years ago, a group of Nigerian Catholics in Boston who missed the flavor of church services in their homeland started congregating in a Mattapan apartment.


Related Topix: Boston, MA, Mattapan, MA, Religion

What is the American Catholic's pearl of great price?

In today's gospel reading from the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass , Jesus speaks about finding a pearl of great price--so great in value as to inspire the finder to sell everything else in their life so that the pearl becomes everything to them.


Related Topix: Religion, Pope Benedict XVI

Wiltshire Times

Trowbridge bishop killed in bike smash

THE Christian community and neighbours are mourning Trowbridge bishop Tony Palmer, who was killed in a motorcycle accident on Sunday.


Related Topix: Pope Benedict XVI, Religion


Sultan commends Muslim, Catholic cordial relationship

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa'ad Abubakar, on Saturday commended the cordial relationship existing between the Catholic community and people of the state.


Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Religion, Africa

Costa Concordia enters Genoa to be scrapped

The wrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship limped on Sunday into the Italian port of Genoa to be scrapped two and a half years after it capsized in a tragedy that claimed 32 lives.


Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Religion

Bangkok Post

Philippines' "100,000,000th baby"

A baby girl born early Sunday has officially pushed the population of the Philippines to 100 million, highlighting the challenge of providing for more people in the already-impoverished nation.


Related Topix: Religion

Sat Jul 26, 2014

All Things Catholic Will tragedy derail Pope Francis on Christian unity?

History sometimes turns on tragedies, leaving people to ponder what might have been.


Related Topix: Religion, Pope Benedict XVI