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  • 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...
  • 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 bishops oppose contraception ruling; Catholic Democrats favor it

     
    The decision by the federal Health and Human Services to require health insurance plans to cover contraception and sterilization has drawn opposite reactions from Catholics. The Catholic bishops issued a statement of opposition to the requirement...
  • Philadelphia cardinal Bevilacqua dies; tenure marred by sex abuse

     
    Cardinal Anthony J. Bevilacqua, former head of the Philadelphia archdiocese, was accused during his 15-year tenure of ignoring sexual abuse of children by hundreds of priests. Bevilacqua died Tuesday night....
  • Obama, Cathoics, contraception and the “Hawaiian option”

     
    Religion News Service blogger David Gibson writes about a compromise President Barack Obama is offering after infuriating Catholic leaders with a health insurance mandate that covers contraception, even for religious organizations opposed to condoms and...
  • Letters to the editor

    Obama at Notre Dame Re “Catholicism and politics,” editorial, April 1 The Times makes a poor case against well-founded Catholic criticism of Notre Dame's decision to invite President Obama to speak at graduation. A commencement speaker...
  • 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...
  • Hispanics strengthen Catholic Church

    Hispanics strengthen Catholic Church
    At St. James Cathedral Chapel in downtown Orlando, Celidat Teixaira was among the Hispanic parishioners attending Monday's midday Mass. "When you love God, it doesn't matter who's around you," said Teixaira, who immigrated to Central Florida from Peru...
  • From the Back Pew: Saturday vs. Sunday Mass

    I would like to thank two colleagues, photographer Raul Roa and sports editor Jeff Tully, for pointing out to me last week that those who do not wish to go to Mass on Sunday but instead wish to watch a major sporting event can indeed go to the Saturday...