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Catholic Bishops call for bold climate -change deal

Catholic bishops and cardinals from six continents said humankind has a moral and ethical obligation to protect the environment from climate change and urged cl…

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St Mary Magdalene’s rememberance promoted to become a feast a day

Pope Francis has decided to raise the celebration of St Mary Magdalene’s memorial to a feast day. Archbishop Arthur Roche, the Secretary of the Congregation …

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12 Jan 2016 News USA No comments

Muslim population in U.S to be doubled

The Pew Research Center came up with a new estimated statistics of the number of Muslims in the United States that has risen to 3.3 million. Their analysis c…

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30 May 2016 Articles Comments (1)

How much Confidence do you have in 'child-protection programs'

In the last 12-month period for which full statistics are available, the US bishops spent a bit more than $49 million on child-protection programs. That's a …

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05 Dec 2015 News Vatican No comments

Preacher of the Pontifical Household delivers first Advent Homily for 2015

  Capuchin Father Raniero Cantalamessa, Preacher of the Pontifical Household said the first Advent Homily for 2015 on Dec 4. He was preaching to Pope Fr…

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Democratic Congo could be ‘plunged into chaos’ warn bishops

The secretary general of the Bishops' Conference has called for respect for the democratic process in order to stop violent protests Bishops from the Democrati…

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Christians express deep concern over Israeli restrictions and policies during Easter celebrations

Christians have expressed deep concern over Israeli restrictions and policies during Religious celebrations that have been in effect for the past 6 years. The E…

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Foreign aid failing to reach Christians fleeing ISIS, Middle Eastern bishops say

Christian minorities from Iraq and Syria left feeling 'betrayed' as humanitarian assistance fails to reach them Most Western humanitarian aid is failing to rea…

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28 Jan 2016 Articles No comments

"Debate or Else"

In Randall Jarrell’s Pictures From an Institution, one of the characters says there are thirty hours in every day, “if only you know where to look for the…

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Archbishop rues rhetoric of immigration debate

Archbishop Robert Carlson has issued a pastoral statement on immigration and mercy.

“As I listen to our national discourse on immigration, I am becoming increasingly concerned about the language and rhetoric of discrimination, hate and alienation,” he said. “In my visits and conversations with our Hispanic sisters and brothers, in particular, I have heard how difficult, painful and divisive this rhetoric of hate has been, and how it is creating an atmosphere of anxiety, withdrawal and fear.”

The prelate concluded by calling upon the faithful “to join me in expressing our solidarity and hope. Our mission as one Pilgrim Church is to serve in the manner of Christ, and to follow closely in the footsteps of our Lord and Savior.”



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