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What kind of archbishop is needed in Washington? - Wed, 17 Oct 2018 15:45:00 -0600 - ashington D.C., Oct 17, 2018 / 03:45 pm (CNA).- The Archbishop of Washington occupies one of the most prominent posts in the Church in America. But the assignment, usually accompanied by a cardinal&rs ...

Florida Catholics rally after Hurricane Michael - Wed, 17 Oct 2018 14:30:00 -0600 - ensacola, Fla., Oct 17, 2018 / 02:30 pm (CNA).- Thousands of people lost their homes as Hurricane Michael wrought havoc throughout the United States and Mexico last week. Now, the Catholic community i ...

Catholic U. professor leads response to French president’s remark on large families - Tue, 16 Oct 2018 16:30:00 -0600 - ashington D.C., Oct 16, 2018 / 04:30 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Following a comment by President Emmanuel Macron, in which he expressed skepticism that any well-educated woman would decide to have many chil ...

Saginaw bishop dies after battle with lung cancer - Tue, 16 Oct 2018 11:37:00 -0600 - aginaw, Mich., Oct 16, 2018 / 11:37 am (CNA).- Bishop Joseph Cistone died in his home Tuesday morning, the Diocese of Saginaw has reported. Local officials told reporters they received a 911 call fro ...

Thousands gather in L.A. archdiocese to celebrate St. Oscar Romero - Mon, 15 Oct 2018 17:00:00 -0600 - os Angeles, Calif., Oct 15, 2018 / 05:00 pm (CNA).- Thousands of Catholics in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles gathered in the cathedral on Sunday to celebrate as Oscar Romero was canonized in Rome. St ...

Washington archdiocese releases the names of 28 accused clergy - Mon, 15 Oct 2018 16:15:00 -0600 - ashington D.C., Oct 15, 2018 / 04:15 pm (CNA).- Just days after Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Cardinal Donald Wuerl as Archbishop of Washington, the D.C. archdiocese has released the names ...

Pittsburgh Diocese begins years-long parish consolidation process - Mon, 15 Oct 2018 16:13:00 -0600 - ittsburgh, Pa., Oct 15, 2018 / 04:13 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- An interim Mass and confession schedule went into effect Oct. 15 in the Diocese of Pittsburgh as the six-county diocese moves to condense its ...

Trump set to pick Catholic lawyer as next White House counsel - Mon, 15 Oct 2018 11:30:00 -0600 - ashington D.C., Oct 15, 2018 / 11:30 am (CNA).- President Donald Trump has reportedly chosen a Catholic lawyer, Pat Cipollone, to replace White House counsel Donald McGhan. In addition to his professi ...

Bridgeport bishop says lifelong 'path of beauty' began with his parents - Sun, 14 Oct 2018 11:52:00 -0600 - atican City, Oct 14, 2018 / 11:52 am (CNA).- “Other than faith,” Bishop Frank Caggiano reminisced, “the gifts of how I was raised and who I was raised by are the greatest gifts I hav ...

'Repairing God's House': Maryland parishes hold days of adoration - Sun, 14 Oct 2018 07:00:00 -0600 - ashington D.C., Oct 14, 2018 / 07:00 am (CNA).- Two churches in Maryland have held days Eucharistic adoration with prayers for healing from the recent scandals that have plagued the Church. St. Andrew ...

U.S. bishops hope Wuerl’s resignation is a step toward healing - Fri, 12 Oct 2018 16:30:00 -0600 - ashington D.C., Oct 12, 2018 / 04:30 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Several U.S. bishops responding to the official resignation of Cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington, D.C. expressed hope Friday that the decisi ...

Supreme Court rejects appeal in Tennessee death row case - Fri, 12 Oct 2018 14:00:00 -0600 - ashington D.C., Oct 12, 2018 / 02:00 pm (CNA).- A previously delayed execution in Tennessee will likely go ahead after the Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal from a convicted murderer currently ...

Wash. Supreme Court strikes down death penalty as arbitrary, racially biased - Fri, 12 Oct 2018 12:00:00 -0600 - lympia, Wash., Oct 12, 2018 / 12:00 pm (CNA).- The use of the death penalty is arbitrary, racially biased and unconstitutional, the Washington state Supreme Court has said in a unanimous decision barr ...

Cardinal O’Malley expands sex abuse investigation to include all Boston seminaries - Fri, 12 Oct 2018 11:47:00 -0600 - oston, Mass., Oct 12, 2018 / 11:47 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Archdiocese of Boston announced Thursday that it is expanding its sex abuse investigation to include all three of its seminaries. The inves ...

Report on campus ministry highlights opportunity and unmet needs - Thu, 11 Oct 2018 17:15:00 -0600 - ashington D.C., Oct 11, 2018 / 05:15 pm (CNA).- The benefits and drawbacks of different Catholic campus ministry models were the focus of a new U.S. bishops’ report released Oct. 9. The report a ...