Monthly Archives: September 2011

‘Archbishop Hannan never stopped proclaiming the Gospel’

“One of the great blessings of my life was to sit with him over the course of two years, beginning in 2007 when he was 94, and let him tell his stories,” Finney notes. “Those stories and the ones he … Continue reading

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Tropical storm damage still felt on East Coast

Although the late summer rain storms are no longer a major topic of the news cycle,  the damage they caused are still at the forefront for many on the East Coast. A Sept.22 story in The Evangelist, newspaper of the Diocese of Albany, N.Y., brings this home … Continue reading

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Push on to get Trafficking Victims Protection Act reauthorized

Catholic Relief Services and the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops are urging Congress to reauthorize the Trafficking Victims Protection Act first passed in 2000. The agencies teamed up under the Catholics Confront Global Poverty campaign to take their message to … Continue reading

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Visiting Broadway soon? Stop in at St. Malachy’s — The Actors’ Chapel

In the midst of the hustle and bustle of Times Square in the heart of New York City, St. Malachy’s Church — The Actors’ Chapel is a haven of quiet and prayer. It is also an active parish where stars … Continue reading

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At 40, Center of Concern focuses on synod’s ‘Justice in the World’

A 10-minute video on the Center of Concern’s website looks back 40 years to the release of “Justice in the World,” the document produced at the 1971 Synod of Bishops. The document addressed key concerns of Catholic bishops from around … Continue reading

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Arrest after air gun incident in Erfurt, where pope’s celebrating Mass

FREIBURG, Germany — About two hours before Pope Benedict XVI arrived to celebrate Mass in the cathedral square in Erfurt, police arrested a man who fired an air gun. Initial news reports said the man was at one of the far back … Continue reading

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ICCR honors two for outstanding service in corporate social responsibility

Two long-time advocates for corporate social responsibility were honored by the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility last night. Ursuline Sister Valerie Heinonen and attorney Paul Neuhauser were the first recipients of the Legacy Award from the organization, which since 1971 … Continue reading

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