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2 hrs ago | Examiner.com
On Tuesday, a retired doctor and his wife told radio talk show Rush Limbaugh that the the Archdiocese of San Bernardino has decided to absorb the flood of illegal immigrants by asking parishioners to take them into their homes.
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6 hrs ago | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh
At the very least, if Argentina advances to the World Cup finals, it could put millions of Catholics -- not to mention Vatican employees -- in a bit of a bind.
7 hrs ago | Rock Hill Herald
The case - which saw the recently delivered baby put under intensive care with major brain and skull deformity - has stirred wide debate in Polish media, raising questions about the boundaries of faith in public life in a country that is traditionally Catholic but increasingly becoming secular.
12 hrs ago | KVBC-TV Las Vegas
French prosecutors want activists who bared their breasts in Notre Dame Cathedral to pay thousands of euros in fines for damages.
14 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com
As widely expected, the Vatican announced Wednesday it had tapped Jean-Baptiste de Franssu to head the Institute of Religious Works, as the bank is formally called.
16 hrs ago | GPB.org
Flint Dollar practices organ at First Presbyterian Church in Milledgeville, Ga. He's working there part-time while he pursues a legal complaint against a private Catholic school that declined to renew his position after administrators learned he plans to marry his male partner.
Victims of the child sex abuse scandal in the Catholic Church are speaking out in Charlotte, one day after Pope Benedict met with victims at the Vatican.
A La Crosse couple says they want a local Catholic hospital to sever ties with a doctor who they say performs abortions.
NEWARK, N.J. Suzanne Alworth remembers the glory days of Catholic schools: classrooms taught by nuns packed with close to 40 children in blue-and-white plaid uniforms.
Slovenia's left-leaning prime minister is in a dispute with local Catholic leaders after she complained to the Vatican about a bishop's criticism of a bribery conviction handed down to a conservative ex-premier.
A handful of local Catholic schools will have shortened calendars for the coming school year - one by almost two weeks - after the state changed class-time requirements, diocesan officials said.
Joan E. Price - For The Daily News Father Carlos Espinosa, left, and Bishop Oscar Cantu from Las Cruces read scriptures of blessing for a new stone archway leading to the St. Francis de Paula Catholic Church in Tularosa TULAROSA >> In his homily during a mass and blessing Saturday of a new stone archway leading to the main entrance of St. Francis ... (more)
The Vatican bank will soon hive off its investment activities and transform itself into an institution dedicated mostly to payment services for the Roman Catholic Church, Vatican sources said on Monday.
A civil lawsuit against the Archdiocese of St. Louis and a former Catholic priest accused of sexual misconduct has been settled, sparing the church from possible public disclosure of details on hundreds of abuse complaints against its employees over decades.
Catholic bishops "will be held accountable" for failing to protect children from sexual abuse, Pope Francis said Monday, his strongest acknowledgment yet of what abuse victims have been saying for decades: that the cover-ups have often been as bad as the crimes.
Pope Francis met and prayed with six European victims of pedophile priests for the first time Monday, in what is being cast as a gesture designed to help change the mentality toward sexual abuse scandals that have severely tarnished the church's image.
Pope Francis is to visit the Philippines, Asia's bastion of the Catholic faith, in January 2015 to comfort victims of disasters including Super Typhoon Haiyan, local church leaders said Monday.
Updated: Wed Jul 09, 2014 04:38 pm
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