Monthly Archives: August 2008

War of words evolves over health care workers’ conscience rights

New U.S. Department of Health and Human Services regulations that would guarantee the conscience rights of health care workers when it comes to their role in certain medical procedures, namely abortion and sterilization, have gained broad support from religious groups, … Continue reading

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Bishops say Pelosi misrepresents church teaching on abortion

The following was released tonight by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops: WASHINGTON–Cardinal Justin F. Rigali, chairman of the U.S. Bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities, and Bishop William E. Lori, chairman of the U.S. Bishops’ Committee on Doctrine, have issued … Continue reading

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From 1908 to 2008: Denver gets its second convention in 100 years

(Editor’s Note: Julie Asher, CNS national editor, is perhaps the only journalist in Denver NOT covering this week’s convention. She’s a Denver native whose vacation at home this year coincides with convention week.) DENVER — No one could argue that technology … Continue reading

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The pursuit of perfection

When Angel Macias pitched a perfect game in the 1957 Little League World Series championship game, it was the first time such a feat had taken place at Little League’s Williamsport, Pa., headquarters. It became a noteworthy climax for the … Continue reading

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Biden on Obama ticket: a Catholic with mixed record on church issues

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Delaware Sen. Joe Biden, announced Aug. 23 as Sen. Barack Obama’s choice as his running mate for the White House, puts on the Democratic ticket a Catholic who supports legal abortion but on other issues has been … Continue reading

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Be true to your school

While there are legitimate concerns these days about dwindling Catholic school enrollments and rising tuition costs, there’s one small Catholic school in Arkansas that manages to make it work. The Arkansas Catholic, newspaper of the statewide Diocese of Little Rock, … Continue reading

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If you can have ‘Theology on Tap’…

The opportunity to grow in and deepen one’s faith can materialize just about anywhere. Taverns have of late been a hotspot with Theology on Tap. And now that it’s state and county fair season, why not Theology on a Stick? … Continue reading

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