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  • US Catholic Bishops reassert commitment to dialogue with Muslims

    Sep 2, 2014 0:12

    US Catholic Bishops reassert commitment to dialogue with Muslims

    (ICN) The Committee on Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) reasserted their commitment to dialogue with other religions and Muslims in particular in a statement developed between October 2013 and its release on August […]

     
  • ISIS threat against pope ‘nothing serious’, says Vatican

    Sep 1, 2014 1:57

    ISIS threat against pope ‘nothing serious’, says Vatican

    (Newsweek) Security has been stepped up in Rome following an alleged ISIS threat against the Pope, Italian newspapers have reported. On Monday, Il Tempo announced that Israeli intelligence experts say they believe ISIS is targeting Pope Francis, following his recent […]

     
  • Catholic bishops back unions in Labor Day message

    Aug 29, 2014 0:40

    Catholic bishops back unions in Labor Day message

    (PAI) Repeatedly using the word “solidarity,” and extending it to all, not just to workers, the nation’s Catholic bishops strongly backed unions and their role in their annual Labor Day message. The message draws both on Catholic social thought, which […]

     
  • Immigrants, activists urge Obama to act on immigration reform

    Aug 29, 2014 0:38

    Immigrants, activists urge Obama to act on immigration reform

    (CNS) Hundreds of protesters took part in a rally and march in Washington Aug. 28 chanting: “Not one more! Not one more!” to urge President Barack Obama to stop the deportation of immigrant families, workers and children. The participants, including […]

     
  • Legionaries of Christ plan Holy Land comeback

    Aug 28, 2014 0:48

    Legionaries of Christ plan Holy Land comeback

    (UCAN) The scandal-battered Legionaries of Christ, still facing the unresolved consequences of a disgraced founder, may be seeing a turn in their fortunes with the development of the Magdala Center at the Sea of Galilee in the Holy Land. The […]

     
  • Leave us alone, China tells the Pope: Officials warn Francis not to ‘interfere’ in atheist country’s religion after he said he wanted to visit

    Aug 28, 2014 0:25

    Leave us alone, China tells the Pope: Officials warn Francis not to ‘interfere’ in atheist country’s religion after he said he wanted to visit

    (Daily Mail UK) Chinese officials have warned Pope Francis not to ‘interfere’ with their country’s religion, following a series of overtures from the pontiff to the officially atheist nation. China is one of few countries that has had no diplomatic […]