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  • Archbishop Wenski to head to Cuba for opening of new seminary

     
    Archbishop Thomas Wenski of Miami is part of a delegation from the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops that will attend the opening ceremony for a new seminary in Havana, Cuba, in a few days. The seminary is the first to open in Cuba in more than 50...
  • In surprise pick, U.S. Catholic bishops choose N.Y. archbishop as new leader

     
    From The Associated Press: BALTIMORE — New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan was elected Tuesday to be president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in an upset victory over an Arizona vice president with a moderate style who had been widely...
  • Reform Catholics react to Dolan’s election as bishops president

     
    Leaders of Voice of the Faithful, the 30,000-strong organization committed to reforming the Catholic Church, expressed hope for their reform initiatives as Archbishop Timothy Dolan of New York was elected U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops preside...
  • DREAM Act prayer walk Dec. 1 at St. James

     
    A prayer and solidarity walk will start Wednesday, Dec. 1, at 4 p.m. from St. James Catholic Cathedral, 215 N. Orange Ave., Orlando, in support of the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act of 2009 that would provide legal st...
  • 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...
  • Prop. 8 opponents rejoice

    Orange County opponents of Proposition 8 planned to celebrate Wednesday evening while those who supported the voter-approved ban on gay marriage vowed to continue fighting. A scheduled rally at Sasscer Park across from the federal courthouse in Santa...