Category Archives: Catholic press

Hawaii Catholic Herald ready for new saint (again)

Three years ago the Hawaii Catholic Herald was on top of the canonization of one of Hawaii’s own — St. Damien de Veuster, a Belgian priest who devoted his life to ministering on the Hawaiian island of Molokai, serving people with … Continue reading

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Colorado Springs man says ordeal of wildfire has strengthened his faith

Al Cunningham, one of the thousands of residents displaced by the worst fire in Colorado history, told Linda Oppelt of  The Colorado Catholic Herald, the whole ordeal has strengthened his faith. “It’s not that I’m not attached to my property, … Continue reading

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Is St. Hildegard on your playlist?

This may be a case of what’s old is new again. Not old as in “so last week” but old as in nine centuries ago. By that I mean the works of St. Hildegard of Bingen, a 12th-century German Benedictine mystic. There … Continue reading

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CUA president pens columns about HHS mandate

John Garvey, president of The Catholic University of America in Washington, has been writing a fair amount on the contraceptive mandate in the new health care reform law. He wrote an op-ed piece in the May 25 edition of The Washington Post … Continue reading

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‘For Greater Glory’ is a ‘strong film with a timely message’ about religious liberty, says archbishop

It’s not every day a Catholic archbishop welcomes a host of Hollywood celebrities at a movie premiere, but that was the scene on the red carpet May 31, when Los Angeles Archbishop Jose H. Gomez greeted the stars of the … Continue reading

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Setting the record straight

Yesterday the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights complained that we had downplayed last Friday evening’s letter from Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, to his fellow bishops. The cardinal’s strongly worded letter charged that the White … Continue reading

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HHS ruling stirs editorial reaction in Catholic press

Catholic newspapers in their editorial pages have strongly and consistently criticized the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services since its Jan. 20 announcement that there will be no change to a narrowly drawn religious exemption to a new federal mandate that all … Continue reading

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