Daily Archives: April 3, 2009

The Vatican and Notre Dame

VATICAN CITY — One of the biggest debates among U.S. Catholics at the moment is about Notre Dame University’s invitation to President Barack Obama to give this year’s commencement address and receive an honorary degree. But so far, the issue … Continue reading

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Archbishop Nichols named archbishop of Westminster

VATICAN CITY — Pope Benedict XVI has named Archbishop Vincent Nichols of Birmingham, England, to be the new archbishop of Westminster. The 63-year-old archbishop was ordained to the priesthood in 1969. He served as general secretary of the Bishops’ Conference … Continue reading

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Most-viewed CNS stories for March

Here’s our monthly list of most viewed stories on http://www.catholicnews.com during March, in case you missed any of them: 1. Pope declares year of the priest to inspire spiritual perfection (March 16) 2. Bishops urge Catholics to reject bill giving … Continue reading

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