Daily Archives: April 15, 2009

Statement on Cardinal George and Notre Dame

The Catholic New World, newspaper of the Chicago Archdiocese, has published a statement in an attempt to clarify again what Cardinal Francis E. George of Chicago actually said — or didn’t say — about next month’s commencement appearance by President … Continue reading

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Environmental stewardship takes a front seat

It’s a week before Earth Day, April 22, and a week before the formal kickoff of a new Catholic campaign on climate change. Under the auspices of the Catholic Coalition on Climate Change, the campaign will seek to raise awareness of … Continue reading

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Another Vatican denial on ambassadors

VATICAN CITY — Never let an on-the-record denial get in the way of a good story. That seems to be the philosophy behind the continued publication of rumors that the Vatican has rejected the names of three potential U.S. ambassadors to the Holy … Continue reading

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LCWR reportedly under “doctrinal assessment” by Vatican

The National Catholic Reporter posted a story last night saying that the Vatican has launched a “doctrinal assessment” of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, which is the main association for major superiors of sisters’ orders in the United States. … Continue reading

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Israel, Jordan launch Web sites for pope’s visit

VATICAN CITY — The Jordan Tourism Board and the Israeli Ministry of Tourism have opened special Web sites to help pilgrims wanting to follow Pope Benedict XVI’s May 8-15 pilgrimage to the Holy Land. The Jordanian site, which already has … Continue reading

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