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Cardinal Tobin addresses immigration, abuse scandal at Notre Dame lecture

Cardinal Tobin addresses immigration, abuse scandal at Notre Dame lecture

| Don Clemmer | September 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Church in the United States is living through two storms, a U.S. cardinal observed. He said there is the policy of “zero tolerance” toward undocumented immigrants, which has plunged communities into fear, and the Holy Spirit working “like a hurricane” to smash structures of clericalism through the current clergy sexual abuse crisis.

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Kathy Laird: Retired, but still an award winner

Kathy Laird: Retired, but still an award winner

| May 24, 2012 | 2 Comments

Laird, who recently retired as the director of the archdiocesan Office of Marriage, Family and Life, was honored earlier this week by Relevant Radio with its Christ Brings Hope Award.

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Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – May 10, 2012

Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – May 10, 2012

| May 10, 2012 | 1 Comment

“We bury the dead because it is a corporal work of mercy. It’s something that is enjoined in Holy Scripture. That’s because everyone is made in God’s image and likeness.”
— Cardinal Francis George of Chicago, who conducted a gravesite memorial service April 25 for 13 indigent adults and 120 unborn babies at Mount Olivet Catholic Cemetery in Chicago

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