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Italian bishops' leader says Church should welcome 'unconventional couples' to sacraments

The secretary-general of the Italian bishops' conference has said that the Church must make efforts to welcome "unconventional couples."

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

HCAM News

Bishop Gayle Harris to Visit St. Paul's Sept. 7

The Rt. Reverend Gayle E. Harris, Bishop Suffragan of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts, will be visiting St. Paul's Episcopal Church at 61 Wood Street in Hopkinton on September 7. During her visitation Bishop Harris will be the principal celebrant at the 10:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist service, and will meet with the congregation at a lunch ... (more)

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Uptown Messenger

Trinity Episcopal School recruits new school leader from Delaware

Trinity Episcopal School has recruited the chaplain of a school in Delaware to serve as its next Head of School, leading the Garden District institution's nearly 400 students into a new curriculum focused on technology, school officials announced Tuesday morning.

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Newsday

Town's first ever bishop announced

The town became an episcopal area when the new diocese of West Yorkshire and the Dales was created in April.

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Related Topix: Religion, West Yorkshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Merseyside County, England,

Crescent-News.com

New bishop named for Roman Catholic Diocese of Toledo

Pope Francis, today, named the Most Reverend Daniel E. Thomas as the eighth Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Toledo in America.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Philadelphia, PA, Wynnewood, PA, Italy, World News, Aston, PA

Sun Aug 24, 2014

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Making good on his pledge to get to know the faithful of western Massachusetts, newly installed Springfield Bishop Mitchell T. Rozanski will celebrate the 11:30 a.m. liturgy at St. Joseph Church in Pittsfield on Sunday, Aug. 31. Following the Installation Mass held Aug. 12 at St. Michael's Cathedral in Springfield, Bishop Rozanski told reporters ... (more)

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Related Topix: Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government, Religion, Roman Catholic Church

Sat Aug 23, 2014

OpEdNews

Janet McKenzie: Sacred Art and the Feminine Spirit

First unveiled on NBC's Today Show in 2000, Janet McKenzie's painting, Jesus of the People was the first place winner of the National Catholic Reporter's global competition to identify an image of Jesus for the New Millennium.

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Related Topix: Painting, Arts, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, US Politics, Democrat, Patrick Leahy, Winooski, VT, Religion, Senator Bernie Sanders

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Erie Times News

Expanding faith: Erie-area churches adding services, sites

Ten minutes before the Sunday service on a warm sunny August morning and the old parking lot at St. Mark's Episcopal Church is almost full.

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Related Topix: Erie, PA, Religion, Harborcreek, PA, McKean, PA, Girard, PA

Connecticut Post

Women priests are a gift to the church

The Rev. Dr. Joseph Krasinski, is the rector of St. James' Episcopal Church on West St. in Danbury.

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Watertown Daily Times

Newly restored Episcopal church in Sackets sets open house Aug. 30

The newly renovated Christ Episcopal Church, 207 E. Main St., will hold an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 30 to celebrate the completion of its restoration project.

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Sun-Star

Bishops cancel service for Aetas

Manila Auxiliary Bishop Roderick Pabillo Archbishop Emeritus Paciano Aniceto Archbishop Emeritus Paciano Aniceto were advised by the Social Action Center of Pampanga on Thursday to cancel regular Eucharistic services for Aeta communities in Hacienda Dolores and Sapang Uwak as "their safety is not assured."

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Catholic World News

Ukrainian Catholic leader blasts Russian Orthodox statements, says Church is being oppressed

In a letter to bishops and political leaders around the world, the head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church said that the Catholic Church is being oppressed in eastern Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Europe, World News, Ukraine, Orthodox Church, Terrorism,

KCTV5

Groups come together to help with relief in Ferguson

Now one local pastor is leading an effort to bring them some relief and he's calling it Backpacks for Justice.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Religion, Kansas City, MO, Florissant, MO

Thu Aug 21, 2014

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By Catholic News Service DETROIT -- Cardinal Edmund C. Szoka, who rose from poor beginnings to reach the highest levels of service to the church, died Aug. 20 His death leaves the College of Cardinals with 210 members, 117 of whom are under 80 and therefore eligible to vote in a conclave to elect a new pope.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Pope Benedict XVI, Northville, MI, Sacred Heart Major Seminary, Plymouth Township, MI

Post and Courier

Local Anglicans receive new tie to the global church

Grace Beahm/StaffBishop Mark Lawrence received word Thursday that primates of the Global South welcomed the Diocese of South Carolina as an active member within the Global South of the Anglican Communion.

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DFW Catholic

Leader of US Bishops Sets Special Collection for Mideast Victims

The president of the US episcopal conference has called on the bishops to consider taking up a special collection "to provide humanitarian relief and pastoral support for our affected brothers and sisters in the Middle East."

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Tampa Bay Newspapers

Calvary Episcopal installs new rector

The Right Rev. Dabney Smith, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Southwest Florida, installed the Rev.

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Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

Unger to lead 3rd Jefferson church

The 45-year-old Berkeley County native and state lawmaker - already minister at St. John's Lutheran Church in Harpers Ferry and Bolivar Methodist Church - this weekend will formally become pastor of St. John's Episcopal Church.

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Related Topix: Berkeley County, WV, Harpers Ferry, WV, Canada, Religion, Charleston, WV

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Alabama Live

As sanctuary re-opens, Trinity Episcopal plans to host 2015 convention for Episcopal diocese

MOBILE, Alabama - Five days before Trinity Episcopal Church is set to return to its restored sanctuary, construction crews were completing last-minute work to a wall, the floor and pews.

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Monterey County Herald

Barbara Rose Shuler, Intermezzo: Organist Welch gives Steinbeck-themed concert

James Welch, hailed as California's foremost concert organist, has performed in this region numerous times in recent decades.

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Related Topix: Classical, California, John Steinbeck, Vocal, The Grapes of Wrath, Pop/Rock, The Mission (San Francisco, CA), Religion

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