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Cardinal and economist address faith’s role in modern economy

Cardinal and economist address faith’s role in modern economy

| Beth Griffin | September 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

The role of faith in the free market is to insist that a just economy is built on a moral framework that serves the common good, according to speakers at a Sept. 5 event at Jesuit-run Fordham University.

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Indian church displeased with ruling legalizing same-sex relationships

Indian church displeased with ruling legalizing same-sex relationships

| September 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

India’s Supreme Court ruled in a landmark judgment that homosexual acts between consenting adults are no longer a crime, but church officials said that legal validity does not make such practices morally acceptable.

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Parishioners express anger at sex abuse cover-up but reaffirm faith

Parishioners express anger at sex abuse cover-up but reaffirm faith

| Susan Klemond | September 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Father Sullivan said he wanted to give parishioners an opportunity to share ideas for solutions, which he planned to pass on to local Church leaders.

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Cardinal Wuerl set to open ‘Season of Healing’ in response to abuse

Cardinal Wuerl set to open ‘Season of Healing’ in response to abuse

| Richard Szczepanowski | September 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington encouraged archdiocesan parishes to participate in a six-week “Season of Healing” to counter what he called “confusion, disappointment and disunity” and to help bring about healing in the wake of recent sex abuse scandals that have rocked the U.S. Catholic Church.

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Letter confirms Vatican officials knew of McCarrick allegations in 2000

Letter confirms Vatican officials knew of McCarrick allegations in 2000

| Mark Pattison | September 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

A top official from the Vatican Secretariat of State acknowledged allegations made by a New York priest in 2000 concerning Archbishop Theodore McCarrick, according to a letter obtained by Catholic News Service.

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Women’s, men’s letters ask pope for answers on abuse crisis

Women’s, men’s letters ask pope for answers on abuse crisis

| Mark Pattison | September 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

An open letter to Pope Francis asking him for answers to charges of cover-ups by him and others over abuse allegations against retired Archbishop Theodore McCarrick of Washington appears on the website of the Catholic Women’s Forum, a project of the Ethics and Public Policy Center, a Washington-based think tank, although the forum’s leader said it is not a project of the organization.

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As V Encuentro national conference nears, local leaders reflect on what they’ve learned

As V Encuentro national conference nears, local leaders reflect on what they’ve learned

| September 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Ricky Gonzalez was initially hesitant to embrace his parish’s new evangelization efforts aimed at the Latino community. He described prospect of sharing his Catholic faith with strangers as “scary.”

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Cana Family Institute refreshing materials to better meet mission

Cana Family Institute refreshing materials to better meet mission

| Susan Klemond | September 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Chris and Gina Rickert focused more on themselves than their marriage for almost a decade, until the parishioners of Mary, Queen of Peace in Rogers began attending marriage and family programs through the Cana Family Institute five years ago.

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New York latest to launch probe of church sex abuse records

New York latest to launch probe of church sex abuse records

| September 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

The New York State Office of the Attorney General is the latest to announce that it is launching an investigation of sexual abuse of minors by Catholic Church clergy, and at least two of the state’s eight dioceses confirmed receiving subpoenas seeking access to its records.

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Church did not foresee crimes by bishops, says canon law professor

Church did not foresee crimes by bishops, says canon law professor

| Mark Pattison | September 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

The 1983 Code of Canon Law did not anticipate crimes being committed by bishops that could result in their laicization, according to a canon law professor at The Catholic University of America.

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Shining a light on St. Paul: Archaeological site renovated

Shining a light on St. Paul: Archaeological site renovated

| Carol Glatz | September 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Turning an archaeological discovery into an appealing, informative site for tourists takes more than just digging interesting remains and ruins out of the dirt.

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Salvation demands accusing oneself, not others, pope says

Salvation demands accusing oneself, not others, pope says

| Carol Glatz | September 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Christian conversion does not entail accusing others, but is shamefully recognizing and sincerely repenting one’s own sins, Pope Francis said.

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