Monthly Archives: April 2007

Boys’ Haven begins to train workers for equine industry

A Louisville archdiocesan agency that serves abused, homeless and struggling youths is opening a new horse barn — on the Monday after the Kentucky Derby, naturally — so that clients can be trained to work in the area’s thriving equine … Continue reading

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‘Origins’ this week features abortion ruling, climate change, Iraq, and more

Here’s the rundown on what’s in the latest edition of Origins: CNS Documentary Service: The syllabus of Gonzales v. Carhart outlines the Supreme Court’s decision upholding the Partial Birth Abortion Ban Act. (Subscribers: click here) Climate change threatens everyone, but … Continue reading

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Surviving the Virginia Tech shootings

If out of tragedy comes triumph, then one of the best stories to come out of the Virginia Tech massacre was the story of Derek O’Dell from Jean Denton, who writes for The Catholic Virginian, newspaper of the Diocese of … Continue reading

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The church in the South: growing pains

In a feature article in its May edition, St. Anthony Messenger magazine reports that the church in the U.S. South has been blessed with amazing growth since 1966 due to a number of factors. But new members bring new challenges.

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Retiring pastor recalls struggles for justice and peace

A priest well-known in the Diocese of Oakland, Calif., for his justice advocacy is retiring from active ministry this spring. The Catholic Voice in Oakland says Father Tony Valdivia presided over his last Holy Week at his parish, but neighborhood … Continue reading

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More links …

Catholic schools help refurbish computers for shipping to Africa — The Catholic Voice, Omaha, Neb. Music industry veteran takes God’s word on the road — Catholic Explorer, Joliet, Ill. Phoenix Diocese works to quell youth ministry burnout, turnover — The … Continue reading

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CNS stories on limbo

When the Vatican’s International Theological Commission issued its document on limbo this month, readers of the Catholic press should not have been surprised at its content. Take a look at this CNS headline from last October: Theologians: Unbaptized babies in … Continue reading

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