Monthly Archives: June 2007

‘Origins’ on homosexual ministry, G-8, parish leadership, Brazil trip, and more

At Catholic News Service, we’ve always said that Origins, the CNS Documentary Service, is more than just a publication — it’s an ongoing, ever-accumulating resource. Even though many documents in Origins can be found at no charge on the Internet, … Continue reading

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Maryland bishops write pastoral letter on care of sick and dying

The nine active Catholic bishops serving Maryland have issued moral guidance on questions relating to medical care and treatment, nutrition and hydration, pain-relieving medication, pregnancy and imminent death from terminal illness. The Catholic Review in Baltimore has the details and … Continue reading

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Bishop’s podcast discusses church’s ‘neophytes’

The Intermountain Catholic in Salt Lake City has posted another podcast from Bishop John C. Wester, this time on the “neophytes,” those who entered the church at Easter and are now beginning their lives as Catholics.

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Pope’s critics seek to deny freedom of religion

In a column in The Beacon of Paterson, N.J., Bishop Arthur J. Serratelli addresses the issue of Catholic politicians and abortion, saying critics in Congress of Pope Benedict XVI’s recent comments about abortion and excommunication ultimately want to deny him … Continue reading

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Ordination season

Ordinations to the priesthood often take place in late May or early June, bringing numerous feature stories on the reasons the new ordinands felt called to their vocations. One of the better stories this year is in the Tennessee Register … Continue reading

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More links …

A quiz on eucharistic norms for the Feast of Corpus Christi — National Catholic Register Fifth graders raise $2,280 for Make-A-Wish Foundation — Catholic Herald, Milwaukee Parish of many cultures celebrates them with Diversity Day — The Catholic Review, Baltimore … Continue reading

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Lowlife vermin? Immigration debate reaches archbishop’s mailbox

It’s not often that an archbishop gives you a glimpse into his mailbox, but Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Denver does just that in a column in the Denver Catholic Register urging support for an immigration-reform compromise that he calls … Continue reading

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