Monthly Archives: November 2008

Are pro football stadiums family-friendly?

I used to think that it was just the Washington Redskins (because I live near Washington) who had a problem with foul-mouthed and inebriated fans creating problems for families who want to attend games without being verbally assaulted. But then … Continue reading

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Text of statement by Cardinal George on abortion, election

Just off the presses. It’s the followup to this story. STATEMENT of the President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops “If the Lord does not build the house, in vain do its builders labor; if the Lord does … Continue reading

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Links to CNS coverage of the U.S. bishops’ meeting

Catholic News Service has the most complete coverage of the U.S. bishops’ fall general meeting. You can find the majority of our stories here. Latest stories: Bishops approve $144 million budget, plans and programs for 2009 The U.S. bishops Nov. … Continue reading

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President-elect Obama phones pope

VATICAN CITY — U.S. President-elect Barack Obama telephoned Pope Benedict XVI to thank the pope for his message of congratulations on his election victory. The pope was one of the many world leaders Obama has been contacting since his Nov. … Continue reading

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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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