Monthly Archives: June 2007

Pro-life walkers, homeschooling, and an award to a Mormon agency

Three stories of interest in the latest Intermountain Catholic of Salt Lake City: Pro-life cross-country walkers stop in Salt Lake City Homeschooled 18-year-old excels in music, academics Catholic Relief Services recognizes LDS church for partnerships on natural disasters

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‘Origins’ this week on climate change, theologians

Global climate change and the relationship between theologians and bishops are the two topics addressed in the latest edition of Origins, the CNS Documentary Service: The U.S. Senate Committee on the Environment and Public Works invited religious groups to share … Continue reading

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God’s hand touched actor, film

This is a week or two old, but still worth a look: The star has been called “the Brad Pitt of Mexico,” but the subject is serious. You may not have heard of “Bella” yet, so let the Western Catholic … Continue reading

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Less whining, more action needed to open government ears to church views

Here’s a story from north of the border that should be of interest to U.S. church leaders: The Catholic Register in Toronto reports on a session at the Canadian Council of Churches’ annual meeting at which one delegate criticized doomsayers who … Continue reading

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Cardinal urges support be withdrawn for Amnesty International

Cardinal Renato Martino, president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, made headlines when he told the National Catholic Register that Catholics should no longer support Amnesty International because of the organization’s recent policy shift on abortion. Here’s a … Continue reading

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Wanted: youth ministers, will train

The Florida Catholic reports that the Archdiocese of Miami wants to “get serious about reaching young people” and has created a program to train and certify youth ministers. “We can no longer afford to have people doing this just out … Continue reading

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Born in Vietnam, Hawaiian nun calls her trip back a blessing

A Hawaiian nun who fled communist Vietnam with her family 30 years ago returned to her homeland for a 16-day visit with relatives and members of her religious community, according to the Hawaii Catholic Herald. “For me it was a … Continue reading

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