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  • Cincinnati parishioners learn to ‘Civilize It’ during election season

    May 27, 2016 0:55

    Cincinnati parishioners learn to ‘Civilize It’ during election season

    (CNS) Amid the anger, the attacks and the sometimes boisterous nature of this year’s presidential campaign, the Archdiocese of Cincinnati is encouraging parishioners to remember that civility in politics is a virtue. To bring the point home, the archdiocesan Catholic […]

     
  • US official warns ‘door for Christians in Iraq is closing’

    May 27, 2016 0:52

    US official warns ‘door for Christians in Iraq is closing’

    (Crux) A U.S. government official visiting Rome on Monday said that as a result of Islamic terrorist groups such as ISIS, the “door for Christians in Iraq is closing” and the window of time to prevent their eradication is narrowing. […]

     
  • USCCB abuse audit warns of complacency

    May 25, 2016 6:26

    USCCB abuse audit warns of complacency

    (CNS) The annual report on the implementation of the U.S. bishops’ “Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People” warns against complacency in dioceses, and the firm contracted to conduct audits of dioceses and parishes said there was “plenty […]

     
  • Lawyers say Minnesota archdiocese hiding $1 billion in assets

    May 25, 2016 6:14

    Lawyers say Minnesota archdiocese hiding $1 billion in assets

    (AP) Attorneys on Tuesday accused a Minnesota archdiocese of sheltering more than $1 billion in assets to avoid big payouts to abuse survivors as part of the church’s bankruptcy case. They say the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has […]

     
  • John L. Allen Jr.: Let’s face it: Americans just aren’t this pope’s favorites

    May 23, 2016 0:46

    John L. Allen Jr.: Let’s face it: Americans just aren’t this pope’s favorites

    (Crux) This week, Edward Pentin of the National Catholic Register published a major sit-down interview with Bishop Bernard Fellay, leader of the traditionalist Society of St. Pius X, the headline from which was Fellay’s diagnosis that a deal for reunion […]

     
  • Bishops’ conference releases 2015 abuse audit report

    May 23, 2016 0:35

    Bishops’ conference releases 2015 abuse audit report

    (NCR Online) The US bishops’ conference released its 13th Annual Report on the Implementation of the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People. The report, which covers the period July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015, is really […]

     
 

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