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  • In wake of Supreme Court same-sex marriage ruling, some bishops call for calm

    Jul 1, 2015 1:34

    In wake of Supreme Court same-sex marriage ruling, some bishops call for calm

    (Crux) Reaction of Catholic bishops to the Supreme Court’s ruling that states cannot ban same-sex marriage Friday was swift, with their top man calling it a “tragic error” and the pope’s top American advisor, Cardinal Sean O’Malley, writing he was […]

     
  • Pope Francis’ US itinerary released

    Jul 1, 2015 1:29

    Pope Francis’ US itinerary released

    Here is the schedule for Pope Francis’ September 2015 Apostolic Journey to the United States of America as released by the Vatican on June 30, 2015. All times listed are Eastern Daylight Time. Tuesday, September 22 (Washington, DC) 4:00 p.m. […]

     
  • Supreme Court’s decision on marriage called a win for love, ‘a tragic error’

    Jun 29, 2015 6:33

    Supreme Court’s decision on marriage called a win for love, ‘a tragic error’

    (NCR Online) Political and religious response to the Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage ran the gamut Friday, from despair and anger to outright jubilation. The majority decision, written by Justice Anthony Kennedy, a Catholic, “requires a State to license […]

     
  • USCCB head calls Supreme Court decision ‘a tragic mistake’

    Jun 29, 2015 6:15

    USCCB head calls Supreme Court decision ‘a tragic mistake’

    (USCCB) The US Supreme Court decision, June 26, interpreting the US Constitution to require all states to license and recognize same-sex “marriage” “is a tragic error that harms the common good and most vulnerable among us,” said Archbishop Joseph E. […]

     
  • Organizers for meeting of families expect 1.5 million for papal Mass

    Jun 26, 2015 0:43

    Organizers for meeting of families expect 1.5 million for papal Mass

    (CNS) More than 1.5 million people are expected for the Mass with Pope Francis in Philadelphia this September, said organizers of the next World Meeting of Families. A high-level delegation from Philadelphia, led by Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, was in […]

     
  • On climate change, will Christians follow Pope Francis or Rush Limbaugh?

    Jun 26, 2015 0:27

    On climate change, will Christians follow Pope Francis or Rush Limbaugh?

    (LA Times) Few American Christians let their faith get in the way of their politics. They simply ignore church teachings or find creative ways to interpret biblical passages to justify their political views. That is why I don’t expect the […]