Monthly Archives: July 2010

Relics of Blessed Mother Teresa touring US, Canada

As we and other Catholic press outlets have reported, relics of Blessed Mother Teresa are being hosted by a number of U.S. and Canadian cities on a tour that is part of a number of worlwide events taking place this year … Continue reading

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The debate continues on abortion and health care

Anyone who closely followed the debate in March over whether the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act did or did not leave open the possibility of federal funding of abortion will want to read this new analysis by Helen Alvare, … Continue reading

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Pax Christi calls for celebrations to mark Convention on Cluster Munitions

The Convention on Cluster Munitions enters into force Aug. 1. The agreement, which prohibits the use, stockpiling, production and transfer of cluster munitions, was seen as a milestone among disarmament proponents when it was adopted by 107 countries meeting in … Continue reading

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Recovery progress slow in Haiti six months after powerful quake

Six months since a powerful earthquake leveled a fifth of the Haitian geography and destroyed 80 percent of the country’s economy, the tent camps that sprouted around the capital of Port-au-Prince remain filled with homeless people wondering how much longer their … Continue reading

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Pope’s book getting careful translation

VATICAN CITY — In May, Pope Benedict finished writing the second volume of his work, “Jesus of Nazareth,” and the text went to a Vatican translating team. The translators are being careful. So careful, in fact, that the book isn’t expected to … Continue reading

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Parish festival eats

Summer is the time for traditional parish festivals with their seemingly unending quantities of fried chicken, casseroles, salads and pies. Those looking for good eats and friendly crowds could potentially go festival hopping each weekend since the events are frequently posted on diocesan websites. The Dialog, newspaper of  the … Continue reading

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Rome tops most-viewed CNS stories for June

If you’re a Catholic-news junkie, June was an interesting month. Some of its biggest stories occurred during its final three days, when several key Vatican appointments were announced, when a new Vatican agency for new evangelization was formed, when palliums … Continue reading

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