Archive for October, 2016

Hurricane Matthew tears through Haiti as aid workers prepare to respond

Hurricane Matthew tears through Haiti as aid workers prepare to respond

| Dennis Sadowski | October 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

Wind-whipped rains from Hurricane Matthew shattered Haiti’s southwest peninsula, downing trees, ripping open makeshift wooden homes and causing widespread flooding Oct. 4 as aid workers waited for the storm to subside before mobilizing.

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Pope names successors to retiring Alaska archbishop, Arlington bishop

Pope names successors to retiring Alaska archbishop, Arlington bishop

| October 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Archbishop Roger Schwietz of Anchorage, Alaska, and appointed Bishop Paul Etienne of Cheyenne, Wyoming, to be his successor.

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Use of death penalty re-examined in the states, at Supreme Court

Use of death penalty re-examined in the states, at Supreme Court

| Carol Zimmermann | October 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

The United States, with its mixed record on the death penalty, is about to take a closer look at the issue this fall with two cases before the Supreme Court and three referendums on state ballots in the November election.

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Justice, mercy are twin virtues for the law, Archbishop Hebda says in Red Mass homily

Justice, mercy are twin virtues for the law, Archbishop Hebda says in Red Mass homily

| Mark Zimmermann | October 3, 2016 | 3 Comments

Those involved in the administration of law should seek justice and mercy in their work, Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda of St. Paul and Minneapolis said Oct. 2.

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