Daily Archives: July 10, 2009

Last-minute change for Archbishop-designate DiNoia’s episcopal ordination

In case you were expecting to see Spanish Cardinal Antonio Canizares Llovera as one of the ordaining bishops at the episcopal ordination of Archbishop-designate J. Augustine DiNoia tomorrow in Washington, think again. The cardinal, who is the prefect of the Vatican Congregation for … Continue reading

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Pope gives Obama bioethics document

VATICAN CITY — Pope Benedict XVI gave President Barack Obama a surprise gift this evening: a copy of the Vatican’s document on bioethics and human dignity, which was published in December. The document, “Dignitas Personae” (“The Dignity of a Person”), … Continue reading

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Families increasingly homeless, HUD study finds

Homelessness among families jumped 9 percent in 2008, the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported. Homelessness for families grew primarily in rural and suburban areas of the country, the agency said. Members of homeless families now make up nearly a third … Continue reading

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