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The Boy Scouts of America approved a historic policy shift Thursday, allowing gay youths as members for the first time in the organization's 100-year history. But the highly anticipated vote by 1,400 members of the Scouts' executive committee stopped...
So much commentary about Pope Francis seems to come from non-Catholics and lapsed Catholics, I thought it might do some good to hear from a practicing Catholic. That's so we can dispense with some of the nonsense that we've been hearing about what the...
SOUTH BEND -- The University of Notre Dame's academic procession and commencement will be live streamed starting at 9 a.m. Sunday at: commencement.nd.edu/live-webcast/university-commencement-ceremony-and-academic-procession. The ceremony is in Notre Dame...
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The Hartford CourantThere's an iPhone app for confession. Password protected, of course. You can't tell it your sins, receive forgiveness, and fulfill the Roman Catholic sacrament of penance, or reconciliation. But the Confession app — billed as "the perfect aid for...
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Re. "Records: Man killed in bomb blast had lab equipment," (May 1): Get the facts right! The white powder was flour. He was upset with Pillsbury. We found notes he had written to them complaining about the packaging, etc. The liquid was water. He had...
WHITLEY CITY, Ky. — Five years after church officials ordered the Rev. Carroll Howlin to stop functioning as a missionary priest in this isolated mountain community, Joliet diocesan leaders received a letter from a suburban pastor that illuminated...
Re. "Flood risk: Bane of Balboa Island's existence," (May 5): I was surprised no mention was made of the reason the Federal Emergency Management Agency revised its flood maps — global warming. FEMA's conservative estimate of sea rise, according to...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge on Friday ordered the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to make "morning-after" emergency contraception pills available without a prescription to all girls of reproductive age and criticized the Obama administration...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Frustrated at being left out of an immigration overhaul, gay rights groups are pushing to adjust a bipartisan Senate bill to include gay couples. But Democrats are treading carefully, wary of adding another divisive issue that...
WASHINGTON — The divide within the Republican Party over immigration reform was on full view Monday, as top party leaders made a case for overhauling the laws even as conservative senators argued that the Boston bombings showed the need to go slow....
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Orlando SentinelAlthough U.S. Roman Catholic bishops have stepped into the national conversation about guns with statements and testimony before Congess in favor of gun control, some members of their flock aren't quite so sure. Religion News Service reports that some...
When Will County sheriff's deputies found the Rev. William Virtue sneaking into a private quarry in 1986, police records state that the Roman Catholic priest had blankets, two six packs of beer and a 10-year-old boy with him. He fled on foot when officers...
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