Archive for April, 2019

The women who stayed

The women who stayed

| Laura Kelly Fanucci | April 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

The women were the ones who stayed. I regret to say that I missed this for most of my life.

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Magistrate denies motion to dismiss charges against plowshares activists

Magistrate denies motion to dismiss charges against plowshares activists

| Dennis Sadowski | April 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

A federal magistrate judge denied motions from seven longtime Catholic peacemakers to have charges dismissed on religious freedom grounds in connection with their April 2018 protest at an East Coast submarine base.

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Pope applauds beatification of Argentine martyrs

Pope applauds beatification of Argentine martyrs

| Junno Arocho Esteves | April 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis applauded the beatification of four Argentine martyrs — a bishop, two priests and a layman — who were murdered early in the country’s seven-year long “Dirty War.”

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Madison’s new bishop takes up assignment with enthusiasm, gratitude

Madison’s new bishop takes up assignment with enthusiasm, gratitude

| Kevin Wondrash | April 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

“I’m very enthused, excited and grateful to be here,” Bishop Donald J. Hying, the newly named bishop of Madison, said at an April 25 news conference.

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Hackers infiltrate Ohio parish’s email system, steal $1.75 million

Hackers infiltrate Ohio parish’s email system, steal $1.75 million

| April 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

A carefully orchestrated plan netted email hackers $1.75 million from a Diocese of Cleveland parish.

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A look at the College of Cardinals after Polish cardinal’s 80th birthday

A look at the College of Cardinals after Polish cardinal’s 80th birthday

| April 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

Polish Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz, the former archbishop of Krakow and longtime secretary to St. John Paul II, celebrated his 80th birthday April 27, ending his eligibility to vote in a conclave.

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Pope to hairdressers: Cut the gossip, highlight politeness

Pope to hairdressers: Cut the gossip, highlight politeness

| Carol Glatz | April 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

Christian hairdressers, beauticians and barbers can live their faith by being kind and courteous to their clients and cutting out the gossip and petty chitchat, Pope Francis said.

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Conscientious objection is part of religious freedom, commission says

Conscientious objection is part of religious freedom, commission says

| Cindy Wooden | April 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

Full recognition of religious freedom must include recognition of the right of believers to conscientiously object to participating in activities that violate their religious beliefs and religiously inspired moral values, said the International Theological Commission.

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Pope makes donation to help migrants traveling through Mexico

Pope makes donation to help migrants traveling through Mexico

| David Agren | April 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis has donated $500,000 to assist migrants attempting to travel through Mexico, but who are increasingly being impeded by Mexican officials from reaching the U.S. border.

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Catholic bishops condemn Poway synagogue shooting

Catholic bishops condemn Poway synagogue shooting

| Rhina Guidos | April 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

Catholic bishops from around the U.S. were quick to condemn the April 27 attack on a Jewish community gathered at a synagogue near San Diego, which left one person dead and three others injured.

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Chaput: Testing of Christianity today not a defeat but a new awakening

Chaput: Testing of Christianity today not a defeat but a new awakening

| Julie Asher | April 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

For the past three centuries, Western societies have worked hard to “to construct a harmonious moral life through human reason alone, without God,” but “it doesn’t work,” Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput told a New York audience April 27.

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