Daily Archives: November 11, 2008

Recapping a busy day for the bishops

Here’s a summary of today’s stories and liveblogs on today’s sessions of the U.S. bishops’ meeting: Bishops to present concerns on abortion, other issues to politicians Bishops approve blessing service for children in the womb ‘We are our brothers’ keepers,’ … Continue reading

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Liveblog: U.S. bishops’ Tuesday afternoon session (Part 2)

(If you’ve opened this page mid-session, make sure you refresh your browser often to get the latest updates.) Tuesday afternoon’s string was getting too long, so we’ve decided to start a new live string here, which begins after the bishops’ … Continue reading

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Bishops’ guidelines to Cardinal George for post-election statement expressing church’s concern about abortion, other issues

Here is the preliminary text of the statement from the U.S. bishops offered this afternoon providing guidelines to Cardinal Francis E. George of Chicago, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops president, in drafting a post-election statement expressing the church’s concerns about abortion and other … Continue reading

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Liveblog: U.S. bishops’ Tuesday afternoon session

(If you’ve opened this page mid-session, make sure you refresh your browser often to get the latest updates.) We continue our grand experiment: liveblogging of the public sessions of the U.S. bishops’ fall general meeting in Baltimore. (Earlier sessions here, … Continue reading

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“Solidarity at a Time of Economic Crisis”

The new statement on the economy approved by the bishops this morning and issued in the name of Cardinal Francis George, USCCB president, has not yet been posted on the USCCB Web site, but here is an unofficial version: As … Continue reading

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Liveblog: U.S. bishops’ Tuesday morning session

(If you’ve opened this page mid-session, make sure you refresh your browser often to get the latest updates.) We continue our grand experiment: liveblogging of the public sessions of the U.S. bishops’ fall general meeting in Baltimore. (Earlier sessions here … Continue reading

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CNS Bible Blog: Jesus’ farewell discourse

By Father Scott M. Lewis, SJ Special to Catholic News Service After the supper (described in the Gospel of John, chapters 13-17), Jesus gives a long farewell discourse reminiscent of the sort of teachings that great philosophers and religious figures … Continue reading

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