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  • Faith leaders publish letter defending traditional marriage

     
    “The Protection of Marriage: A Shared Commitment” is an open letter signed by religious leaders of different faith communities throughout the United States that expresses a shared commitment to protecting marriage as the union of one man and...
  • Catholic bishops say they don’t support efforts to repeal health care law

     
    The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops said this week that it does not support efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, according to Religion News Service. The bishops group said they instead will concentrate their efforts on trying to fix what they...
  • New iPhone app helps Catholics through confession

     
    Playing with an iPhone in church used to be like napping during a sermon. But now, with a new app, the device could become the “perfect aid for every penitent.” So says Little iApps. The company recently released Confession: A......
  • Confession: There’s an app for that

     
    With the advent of Lent comes an app for Catholics that allows them to prepare for confession anywhere, any time, any how with their iPhones, iPads, and iPod touches. “Designed to be used in the confessional, this app is the perfect aid for every...
  • U.S. bishops condemn nun's book on spiritual seeking, 'Quest for the Living God'

     
    U.S. bishops condemn nun's book on spiritual seeking. Can she appeal to a higher power?...
  • Catholic bishops debate assisted suicide

     
     The Catholic bishops of the United States will debate and vote on a statement opposing physician-assisted suicide at their Spring General Assembly, June 15-17, in Seattle. The document, To Live Each Day with Dignity, will be the first statement on...
  • Noonan teaches Responsible Citizenship to Catholics on Monday

     
    WHEN: Monday, Sept. 24, 7-9 p.m. WHERE: Annunciation Catholic Church Life Center, 1020 Montgomery Road, Altamonte Springs. This event will provide information to help Catholics fulfill their moral obligation to promote the common good during the general...
  • Post-election forensics of the religion vote in 2012

     
    Faith in Public Life put together an election analysis based on exit polling and the political context that’s developed over the course of the year: Ballot initiatives In Florida and California, faith-based community organizing groups mounted...
  • Mississippi votes on “personhood amendment”

     
    ReligionLink reports on the new abortion battleground: states defining the beginning of life at the moment of conception:  On Tuesday, Nov. 8, voters in Mississippi will cast ballots on a so-called “personhood amendment” that would define a...
  • Vatican welcomes Episcopal converts to Catholic Church

     
    Episcopal Church members and clergy will be able to join the Roman Catholic Church under a new structure, the equivalent of a diocese, created by Pope Benedict XVI....
  • Catholic Bishop Wenski heads to Miami, leaves legacy of unity in Orlando

    Catholic Bishop Wenski heads to Miami, leaves legacy of unity in Orlando
    Bishop Thomas Wenski leaves the Orlando Diocese to become the archbishop of Miami with the reputation as an eloquent speaker with an affinity for the poor, a Catholic leader who could transcend denominational lines, and a man of humor who liked jokes that...