Monthly Archives: September 2010

Trial opens for ‘Creech 14’

The trial of 14 faith-based peace activists charged with criminal trespass for entering the grounds of Creech Air Force Base in Nevada in April 2009 to voice their concerns over the use of unmanned aerial vehicles –- UAVs — in Pakistan … Continue reading

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Remembering the tragedy of 9/11 and a special priest

“You have no idea what God is calling you to. But he needs you. He needs me. He needs all of us,” Franciscan Father Mychal F. Judge said in a homily he delivered Sept. 10, 2001, during the re-dedication of a firehouse in … Continue reading

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USAID assessment finds vegetable seeds are plentiful in Haiti

Back in June, Haitian peasants threatened to burn any vegetable seeds showing up in seed stores that were donated by the Monsanto Co. Peasant leaders said the hybrid seed, not bred for local conditions, would upset agricultural environments and make … Continue reading

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Catholic colleges rate as workplace jewels

Recently the Chronicle of Higher Education issued its annual Great Colleges to Work For, 2010 issue, and a number of Catholic colleges and universities made the cut. The Chronicle surveys schools every year, and scores them as great workplaces based … Continue reading

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North and south of the Thames, preparing for the pope

The Archdiocese of Westminster, one of two Catholic archdioceses in London, has launched a blog for Pope Benedict XVI’s mid-September visit. The colorful blog includes information about preparations for the papal visit as well as interesting facts such as how … Continue reading

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Miss any of these? Most-viewed CNS stories for August.

Quite a variety of August stories made our Top 10 list for last month. Let’s get right to it: 1. New York mosque controversy echoes anti-Catholicism of another era (Aug. 20) 2. Use of new Roman Missal to begin in … Continue reading

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Archbishop signs on to keep abuser in prison

Those who read our touching story about abuse survivor Elizabeth Ann Murphy, courtesy of  The Catholic Review in Baltimore,  might be interested in a petition she is promoting to keep her abuser, former Catholic school teacher John A. Merzerbacher, in jail. … Continue reading

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