Daily Archives: June 18, 2009

CNS World Youth Day blogger now a priest

Many readers may recall Deacon Chris Valka, a seminarian for the Congregation of St. Basil who blogged for us during World Youth Day in Sydney last year. Deacon Chris was ordained a Basilian priest last month at St. Anne Church … Continue reading

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Judge Sotomayor, Catholic education and Catholic identity

President Barack Obama’s nominee for the Supreme Court, Judge Sonia Sotomayor, graduated from Cardinal Spellman High School in the Bronx section of New York, where Archbishop Edwin F. O’Brien of Baltimore grew up. Writing in his June 15 column in The Catholic Review, Baltimore’s … Continue reading

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Bringing denominations together sometimes challenging

At Bread for the World’s annual gathering Monday, a panel of Hispanic religious leaders from various denominations was convoked. They said they were setting doctrinal differences aside to work on issues on which they had common cause, like hunger, poverty and immigration. … Continue reading

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