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Jean Vanier had ‘manipulative’ sexual relationships with six women

Jean Vanier had ‘manipulative’ sexual relationships with six women

| Philippe Vaillancourt | February 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

The investigation reports “sincere and consistent testimony covering the period 1970-2005” from six adults, none of whom had disabilities.

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Wage theft: An underreported crime

Wage theft: An underreported crime

| Mark Pattison | February 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

A rising tide lifts all boats, according to the popular economic adage.

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One year after abuse summit, Church reviews progress, additional needs

One year after abuse summit, Church reviews progress, additional needs

| Carol Glatz | February 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

Since Pope Francis convened a historic summit at the Vatican one year ago to address clergy sex abuse and accountability, much has been done, but advocates say more is needed.

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Recording artist Dana headlines Lenten program on Great Catholic Music

Recording artist Dana headlines Lenten program on Great Catholic Music

| February 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

Great Catholic Music, a free Catholic music platform with over 16,000 downloads, is partnering Irish Catholic recording artist Dana this Lent to bring listeners the hourlong program “The Stations of the Cross,” airing every Friday of the penitential season.

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Federal appeals court now says Florida Latin cross can stay

Federal appeals court now says Florida Latin cross can stay

| Carol Zimmermann | February 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

Reversing its previous decision, a federal appeals court ruled Feb. 19 that a World War II-era cross can remain standing in a park in Pensacola, Florida, based on the Supreme Court’s decision last year about a similar cross on public property in Maryland.

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2020 census is counting on religious leaders to promote participation

2020 census is counting on religious leaders to promote participation

| Carol Zimmermann | February 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

Realizing that many people are hesitant to fill out the upcoming census, the U.S. Census Bureau is calling on religious leaders to help promote it.

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‘Laudato Si” at five: Project seeks to foster prayerful climate action

‘Laudato Si” at five: Project seeks to foster prayerful climate action

| Dennis Sadowski | February 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment set the path five years ago and now a new effort by the Catholic Climate Covenant seeks to shape an intergenerational movement to respond through action and prayer to the challenges posed by climate change.

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Philippine bishops release additional guidelines to fight coronavirus

Philippine bishops release additional guidelines to fight coronavirus

| Ryan Harms | February 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

Amid continuing concerns about the spread of the coronavirus, Catholics in the Philippines have been asked not to kiss or touch the cross when they venerate it on Good Friday, April 10.

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Full look at Vatican wartime role will take patience, archivists say

Full look at Vatican wartime role will take patience, archivists say

| Carol Glatz | February 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

When the Vatican’s wartime archives open to researchers March 2, it will be just the start of what should be a long, slow process of studying, analyzing and publishing findings, said the Vatican’s archivist and librarian.

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