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  1. Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, former Notre Dame president, dies at 97Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Baltimore Sun

    The Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, C.S.C, president emeritus of the University of Notre Dame, photographed at his desk in the Hesburgh Library on the campus of the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind., on Sept.

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  2. New York churches face questions about afterlifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | USA Today

    Thousands of churches across the Northeast and Midwest have been shuttered. What to do with buildings that are often architecturally important and always sentimentally important? New York churches face questions about afterlife Thousands of churches across the Northeast and Midwest have been shuttered.

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  3. Former Notre Dame President Hesburgh dies at 97Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | USA Today

    The Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, who led the University of Notre Dame for 35 years and transformed it from an academically undistinguished Midwest school into one of the USA's most prestigious, died late Thursday.

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  4. Vatican denounces leaks of documents on finance reformsRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2014 | My Mother Lode

    The Vatican spokesman on Friday condemned as "unworthy and petty" the leaks of documents detailing power struggles inside the Holy See and the expenditures of Pope Francis' new finance czar. In a cover story Friday, Italy's L'Espresso weekly detailed opposition to Cardinal George Pell's financial reform and revealed that his Secretariat for the Economy had racked up a half million euros in expenditures in the last six months.

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  5. Legendary Notre Dame president, dies at 97Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WPTV Local News

    Father Theodore M. Hesburgh, who led the University of Notre Dame to national academic prominence and became an influential figure in both the spiritual and political worlds, has died. He was 97. "We mourn today a great man and faithful priest who transformed the University of Notre Dame and touched the lives of many," said the Rev.

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  6. Vatican whodunit: What happened to books on marriage?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KVBC-TV Las Vegas

    The publisher of a book on traditional Catholic marriage is crying foul, saying someone apparently swiped as many as 100 copies of the book from the Vatican mailboxes of bishops who attended a controversial meeting on family issues last October. The publisher sent the books to attendees to counter progressive proposals by Pope Francis' favorite theologian to let divorced and civilly remarried Catholics receive Communion.

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  7. Bishops: FCC's Net Neutrality Ruling Protects Religious SpeechRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | News Max

    For years, top Catholic bishops have argued for stronger federal oversight of the Internet superhighway. The alternative is intolerable, they said; big cable companies will force noncommercial religious speakers to pay more or assign them to slower lanes.

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  8. Newark names first woman Grand Marshal for St. Patrick's Day ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Examiner.com

    While New York 's St. Patrick's Day Parade might be the biggest in the country, and oftentimes most controversial, other cities and neighborhoods in the tri-state area celebrate with just as much fanfare, including New Jersey. Newark made history on Thursday, following a parade announcement.

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  9. George Herbert: Shepherd and PeacemakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | By Common Consent

    The 1630s-the decade of George Herbert's death-were a tense period in the history of the English church. William Laud, bishop of London since 1628, became Archbishop of Canterbury in 1633.

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    Friday | Iobserve

    Holy Cross Father Theodore M. Hesburgh, who led the University of Notre Dame through a period of dramatic growth during his 35 years as president and held sway with political and civil rights leaders, died Feb. 26 at the age of 97. As the longest serving president of Notre Dame, from 1952 to 1987, Father Hesburgh built the university from a small college primarily known for its prowess on the football field into one of the nation's premier higher education institutions. In announcing the highly regarded priest's death, the university did not cite a specific cause.

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  11. Theodore Hesburgh, R.I.P.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Commonweal

    Fr. Theodore Hesburgh, CSC, president of the University of Notre Dame from from 1952 to 1987, giant of the Catholic Church in the United States, died late last night at the age of ninety-seven. Read the Notre Dame announcement here , the New York Times obituary here , the Chicago Tribune 's , the Washington Post' s , and the Observer 's .

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  12. That Scandalous Archbishop Kevin D. Williamson 37 seconds agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | National Review Online

    San Francisco is scandalized that the archbishop administering the Catholic Church locally intends to act like an archbishop administering the Catholic Church locally. Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone-King Richard was not the only lion-hearted Catholic-is a San Diego native whose penitential task in this vale of tears is serving as the chief executive officer of the Catholic Church in the American city whose values are most hostile to it, at least in gonadal matters.

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  13. U.S. Churches: Banning Same-Sex Marriage Has Nothing To Do With HomosexualityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | ThinkProgress

    As the Supreme Court prepares to take up another same-sex marriage case, other states are still fighting to defend their bans on same-sex couples marrying. One of those states is Missouri, where a federal court overturned the ban in November. 3 comments

  14. Pope Francis Promotes Vatican's Former Sex Crimes Prosecutor Charles Scicluna To Archbishop Of MaltaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Switched

    The Vatican announcement Friday made clear that Scicluna would continue dealing with the abuse scandal, heading a Vatican committee to hear appeals of priests sanctioned for molesting minors. Scicluna was named auxiliary bishop of Malta in 2012 after a decade in Rome prosecuting abuse cases.

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  15. Meet the Newest Doctor of the Church: Saint Gregory of NarekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Horizon

    Vatican Radio announced earlier this week that Pope Francis has declared a tenth century Armenian saint and mystic, Saint Gregory of Narek , a Doctor of the Universal Church. St. Gregory of Narek is the first new Doctor of the Church appointed by Pope Francis.

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  16. Hesburgh, Notre Dame president for 35 years, dies at 97Read the original story

    Friday | Indianapolis Business News

    Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, who in 35 years as president of the University of Notre Dame raised the academic stature of a school mainly known for football, opened enrollment to women and changed the role of Catholic higher education in the U.S., has died.

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  17. The Bishops' Letters - towards a new politics?Read the original story

    Friday | Ekklesia Daily News

    In the last two weeks both the Anglican and Roman Catholic Bishops have sent pastoral letters to their members outlining their views on how to approach the next General Election. The Anglican letter came first - a carefully written, sometimes challenging document, its 56 pages declare no political allegiance.

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  18. Norway's leading prelate investigated for fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Catholic World News

    Bishop Bernt Eidsvig of Oslo is under investigation for complicity in fraud after he admitted that his diocese used telephone directories to estimate the number of Catholics and thus receive increased funding from the state. "The Church has registered immigrants from Catholic countries as members without asking them," the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation reported, leading to an alleged illegitimate increase of 50 million kroner in government funding.

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  19. Priest murdered in CongoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Catholic World News

    A priest has been killed in North Kivu, a conflict-torn province in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The murder of Father Jean-Paul Kakule Kyalembera "appears to be an act of banditry," Bishop ThA ophile Kaboy Ruboneka of Goma told the Fides news agency.

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  20. Former Notre Dame president Rev. Theodore Hesburgh...Read the original story

    Friday | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, who reshaped the University of Notre Dame from a Catholic college known for its football team into an academic force, died late on Thursday night, the school said in a statement. He was 97. Hesburgh, one of the premier Catholic educators in the United States and "champion of human rights", presided over the Indiana university for three and a half decades, stepping down in 1987, the statement said.

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