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  • Vatican document hailed by gay rights groups, called 'betrayal' by others

    Vatican document hailed by gay rights groups, called 'betrayal' by others
    In a dramatic shift in tone, a Vatican document said on Monday that homosexuals had "gifts and qualities to offer" and asked if Catholicism could accept gays and recognize positive aspects of same-sex couples. Roman Catholic gay rights groups around...
  • Catholic Church ready to host weekly bingo games

    Catholic Church ready to host weekly bingo games
    Incarnation Catholic Church is one committed to the service of the faithful.  Or, as the church notes on its website, they are an “intimate, Roman Catholic parish that desires to provide a very traditional, yet personal atmosphere in which you may...
  • Blase Cupich and Chicago: The job that awaits

    Blase Cupich and Chicago: The job that awaits
    "Pray hard." —Archbishop-designate Blase Cupich, texting a Spokane priest who congratulated him on his papal appointment in Chicago. What kind of archbishop will Blase Cupich be? The question swept this metropolis over the weekend, and not...
  • Reports: Blase Cupich to replace Cardinal George

    Reports: Blase Cupich to replace Cardinal George
    The man reported to be the next archbishop of Chicago, like the ailing cardinal he would replace, opposes same-sex marriage and, in his two previous jobs as bishop, has been outspoken in his advocacy for the poor. But unlike Francis George, Blase Cupich...
  • New archbishop brings 'Francis factor' to Chicago

     New archbishop brings 'Francis factor' to Chicago
    When he received the phone call 11 days ago, Bishop Blase Cupich of Spokane, Wash., was as surprised as anyone to learn he had been selected as Chicago's next archbishop. After all, his eastern Washington diocese has just 90,000 Catholics. Just four...
  • Spokane bishop introduced as Chicago's next archbishop

    Spokane bishop introduced as Chicago's next archbishop
    Bishop Blase Cupich of Spokane, Wash., was introduced this morning as Chicago’s next archbishop, succeeding the cancer-stricken Cardinal Francis George as leader of the area’s two million Roman Catholics. His introduction followed an...
  • Vatican names Spokane bishop to succeed Cardinal George

    Vatican names Spokane bishop to succeed Cardinal George
    The Vatican on Saturday appointed Bishop Blase Cupich of Spokane, Wash., to succeed Cardinal Francis George as the leader of the Archdiocese of Chicago. In an announcement by the Vatican at about 5 a.m. Chicago time, the Roman Catholic Church said it...
  • Orlando Sentinel Etcetera Listing - LocalLabs

    Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. Event/Festival 14th Annual New Smyrna Beach Jazz Festival: kick-off party at Clancy's Cantina on today, indoor venues around Flagler Ave. and New Smyrna Library on Saturday, indoor venues...
  • Cupich needs to be traditional and not water down Catholic dogma

    While some may praise Bishop Blase Cupich’s appointment, I’m skeptical. The Catholic Church is not a democracy. We believe the church to be God’s instrument on Earth, although led by imperfect people. Committed Catholics like me want a...
  • Reports: Spokane bishop to succeed Cardinal George as Chicago archbishop

    Reports: Spokane bishop to succeed Cardinal George as Chicago archbishop
    The Vatican on Saturday is expected to name a successor to the ailing Cardinal Francis George, choosing a relative moderate from Washington state who has been outspoken on society’s need to care more for the poor but also had a leading role in the...
  • Bishops Shouldn't Object To Lengthening Statute Of Limitations

    How disingenuous of the Catholic bishops in Connecticut to seek a reversal to the state’s extension of the statute of limitations regarding sexual abuse of minors [Sept. 22, Page 1, "Sexual Abuse Ruling Challenged"]. In 2003, Pope John Paul II...