Tag: Catholic

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    The Boston Archdiocesan Choir School has been described not as a school with a choir, but as a choir with a school. More

    April 6, 2012 | Comments

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    “As a parish nurse one of the greatest things we do is be present and just listen,” says Diane Tieman of Queen of the Rosary Roman Catholic Church in suburban Chicago. More

    April 6, 2012 | Comments

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    Catholic Cubans have strong lay networks, says Catholic News Service staff writer Patricia Zapor, but they still need and want “a little bit more of everything—more freedom, more services, more priests.” More

    March 23, 2012 | Comments

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    “We live by the work of our hands and also have some left for helping out those who are maybe less fortunate,” says the abbess of St. Mary’s, Ireland’s only Cistercian monastery for women. More

    March 16, 2012 | Comments

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    Trying to balance issues of public health and religious liberty, the Obama administration announced a plan to calm anger over a new rule that would require health insurance plans, including those offered by Roman Catholic hospitals, universities, and charities, to provide free birth control to female employees. Instead, insurance companies rather than religious institutions will be required to offer contraceptive coverage at no cost. More

    February 10, 2012 | Comments

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    As the South Carolina Republican primary approaches on January 21 and candidate Rick Santorum claims a belated victory in the Iowa caucuses, watch excerpts from a 2010 speech that Santorum, a Catholic, delivered on the role of religious faith in public life. More

    January 19, 2012 | Comments

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    “Religion isn’t bad, but until religion becomes actual spiritual experience, it is just religion,” says this sometimes controversial Franciscan priest and author. More

    November 11, 2011 | Comments

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    Actor Martin Sheen says his new movie about the Camino de Santiago is ultimately about “a journey of the spirit as well as the flesh” as well as a search for ritual and transcendence. More

    October 14, 2011 | Comments

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    Catholic Charities in Illinois refuses to accept same-sex couples for adoption or foster parenting. Should the state, which recognizes civil unions, withdraw its funding of the charity? More

    September 30, 2011 | Comments

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    It was the Bible of the speeches of Abraham Lincoln and Martin Luther King Jr., says author Jon Sweeney. “It’s the basis of cultural identity in the United States more than any other book.” More

    August 5, 2011 | Comments

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