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  • St. Paul archbishop says he was unaware of most child sex abuse issues

    Apr 23, 2014 3:49

    St. Paul archbishop says he was unaware of most child sex abuse issues

    (Star Tribune) Archbishop John Nienstedt said he was not aware that known child sex abusers were working at the archdiocese during his tenure, nor did he track exactly which priests were being monitored, according to testimony released Tuesday. Nienstedt’s extraordinary […]

     
  • Vatican denies ‘personal involvement’ of John Paul II in Maciel cases

    Apr 23, 2014 3:28

    Vatican denies ‘personal involvement’ of John Paul II in Maciel cases

    (NCR Online) The priest who has guided the Vatican’s sainthood process for Pope John Paul II responded vaguely Tuesday when questioned publicly about the late pope’s response to clergy sexual abuse and his handling of Fr. Marcial Maciel Degollado, the […]

     
  • Pope Francis Celebrates Easter Sunday With Huge Crowds In St. Peter’s Square At Vatican

    Apr 22, 2014 1:55

    Pope Francis Celebrates Easter Sunday With Huge Crowds In St. Peter’s Square At Vatican

    (Reuters) – Pope Francis, in his Easter address before a huge crowd, on Sunday denounced the “immense wastefulness” in the world while many go hungry and called for an end to conflicts in Syria, Ukraine and Africa. “We ask you, […]

     
  • Residents oppose priests’ move

    Apr 22, 2014 1:05

    Residents oppose priests’ move

    (Atlanta Journal-Constitution) Atlanta Archbishop Wilton Gregory’s former residence near the Cathedral of Christ the King in Buckhead is at the center of a brewing dispute between some neighbors and the church. A lawyer for the Archdiocese of Atlanta is accusing […]

     
  • Text of traditional Easter message by Pope Francis delivered at Vatican

    Apr 20, 2014 23:52

    Text of traditional Easter message by Pope Francis delivered at Vatican

    The following is the text of the Vatican’s official English-language translation of Pope Francis’ Easter Sunday “Urbi et Orbi” (Latin for ‘to the city and to the world’) read by him in Italian from the central balcony of St. Peter’s […]

     
  • Pope Francis prays for peace in Ukraine, Syria in Easter greeting

    Apr 20, 2014 23:36

    Pope Francis prays for peace in Ukraine, Syria in Easter greeting

    (Fox News) Marking Christianity’s most hopeful day, Pope Francis made an Easter Sunday plea for peace and dialogue in Ukraine and Syria, for an end to terrorist attacks against Christians in Nigeria and for more attention to the hungry and […]