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July 25, 2014

Francis is cafeteria Catholic – News flash

Communio - 3 months 1 week ago
Pope Francis is a cafeteria Catholic, and he carries his own tray.

Premature Baby is So Small She Dresses in Teddy Bear Clothes to Avoid Suffocation

LifeNews.com - 3 months 1 week ago
Late-term abortions are legal in nations like the United States and England, where this tiny little girl was recently born. Thankfully, she is alive and doctors are working...

NFP and Too Much of a Good Thing

Creative Minority Report - 3 months 1 week ago
Over at the Register I write about the unfortunate phenomenon of rhetorical overkill when in comes the NFP. NFP can be a good thing. Too much love of that good thing, not so much...

Rubio: Economic health tied to morality, community

Catholic News Agency - General - 3 months 1 week ago
Washington D.C., Jul 25, 2014 / 06:16 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A strong national economy requires strong families, supported by both government and the broader community, said Senator...

Rubio: Economic health tied to morality, community

EWTN - US Latest News - 3 months 1 week ago
Washington D.C., Jul 25, 2014 / 07:16 am (EWTN News/CNA).- A strong national economy requires strong families, supported by both government and the broader community, said Senator...

Daily Homily: Let Us Praise Joachim and Anne

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 3 months 1 week ago
-- Sirach 44:1,10-15 Psalm 132:11,13-14,17-18 Matthew 13:16-17 Today we celebrate the memorial of Saints Joachim and Anne, the parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary. They were...

Meatless Friday: Scalloped Potatoes

CatholicMom.com - 3 months 1 week ago
Both baking potatoes such as russets and boiling potatoes such as Yukon Gold work well in this recipe. I like the baking potatoes. Yes, they do not hold up as well as their...

First Catholic University Set to Open in Vietnam

Catholic Education Daily - 3 months 1 week ago
The establishment of the first Catholic university in Vietnam is officially in the works following the denial of educational freedom in the Communist country over the last sixty...

Christian aid workers slain in Afghanistan

Catholic Culture - World News - 3 months 1 week ago
Two Finnish women who have worked for a Christian aid organization in Afghanistan since 1997 were gunned down in Herat, the nation's 3rd-largest city. "These women have given...

$3.5 Million Belongs To Break-Away Episcopal Diocese

The Religion Clause - 3 months 1 week ago
In Diocese of Quincy v. The Episcopal Church, (IL App., July 24, 2014), an Illinois state appellate court applied the "neutral principles" approach to hold that over $3.5 million...

In Britain, Theology Student's Unemployment Benefits Ended For Attending Communion Instead of Interview

The Religion Clause - 3 months 1 week ago
Church Times today reports on a decision in Britain, upheld on appeal, to cut off the unemployment benefits of a theology student because he skipped a required interview to attend...

�China's aging millions look forward to bleak future'

Catholic Culture - World News - 3 months 1 week ago
China's population of elderly will rise to 350 million by 2030, and the nation's one-child policy will "impose a huge burden on the country, shrink the labor force that has fueled...

Court Reaffirms Catholic Hospital's Plan Not Exempt From ERISA As" Church Plan"

The Religion Clause - 3 months 1 week ago
In Rollins v. Dignity Health,(ND CA, July 22, 2014), a California federal district court reaffirmed its earlier holding that Dignity Health's retirement plan is not a "church plan...

Vatican revises canon law to highlight abuse penalties

Catholic Herald - 3 months 1 week ago
The Vatican is revising the Code of Canon Law to underline the need for bishops to enforce penalties against clergy guilty of abuse. Cardinal Francesco Coccopalmerio, president of...

Microscope Technician Sues Over Firing For Creationist Research

The Religion Clause - 3 months 1 week ago
CBS News reports on a state court lawsuit filed earlier this week by a former electron microscope technician in the Biology Department of California State University Northridge.  ...

Weighing In on Weight Loss

CatholicMom.com - 3 months 1 week ago
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 69% of adults over 20 years old are overweight.  I am one of them, more specifically a yo-yo’ing one of them.  In my...

Bishop Pates: mining companies, CAFTA have had harmful effects on Central America

Catholic Culture - World News - 3 months 1 week ago
Bishop Richard Pates of Des Moines, the chairman of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' Committee on International Justice and Peace, returned from a visit to El...

Editor Fired For Anti-Gay Blog Post Files EEOC Religious Discrimination Claim

The Religion Clause - 3 months 1 week ago
Yesterday, a complaint (full text) was filed with the EEOC by Bob Eschliman, former editor of the Newton (IA) Daily News.  As reported by the Des Moines Register, Eschliman was...

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