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Canberra, Australia, Aug 13, 2018 / 06:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A former tax official has said Australia should revoke the non-profit tax status of the Catholic Church in the country, due to widespread clerical sex abuse, which was detailed in an extens... [...] [...]
Tue, Aug 14, 2018
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San José, Costa Rica, Aug 13, 2018 / 05:34 pm (ACI Prensa).- The Costa Rican Bishops' Conference lamented a ruling by the Constitutional Chamber of the nation's Supreme Court which mandated legal same-sex marriage in the country.

“In a democratic and pluralistic society like ours, legal recognition can be given to persons of the same sex that live together,” the bishops said. However, they continued, it would be “unjust if such recognition would claim to equate same sex unions with marriage.”

“Wanting to not discriminate against homosexual people does not authorize the State to confound the natural order of marriage [...]

Mon, Aug 13, 2018
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San Francisco, Calif., Aug 13, 2018 / 04:42 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Parish music directors, teachers, priests, and religious sisters gathered near San Francisco last week for a workshop helping them learn how to teach children and teens how to sing Gregorian chant.

The Benedict XVI Institute for Sacred Music and Divine Worship held a Teaching Children's Chant Camp Workshop in Menlo Park, about 30 miles south of San Francisco, Aug. 9-12.

Among those participating were three religious sisters of the Marian Sisters of Santa Rosa.

“Our mission at the Marian Sisters of Santa Rosa is to teach joyfully the truth, [...]

Mon, Aug 13, 2018
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Tallahassee, Fla., Aug 13, 2018 / 04:41 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Catholic bishops of Florida have asked for continued prayers for an end to the death penalty following the stay of an inmate's execution. They had previously asked Gov. Rick Scott t... [...] [...]
Mon, Aug 13, 2018
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We are happy only when we worship the Maker of heaven and earth. [...] [...]
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By Catholic News Agency | HARTFORD, Conn. — An upcoming conference in Connecticut will offers Catholic leaders in medicine and ministry the practical and pastoral tools to reach out to people with... [...]
Mon, Aug 13, 2018
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By CNA/EWTN News | LINCOLN, Neb. — In a listening session at a local church in Lincoln, Nebraska, Bishop James Conley updated members of his diocese on a review of policies for handling allegations of abuse... [...]
Mon, Aug 13, 2018
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By Dave Armstrong | It's a common myth that the Catholic Church makes such a claim. The Church contends, rather, that an authoritative Christian tradition and Church were necessary to establish the canon of Scripture. In many... [...]
Mon, Aug 13, 2018
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By Judy Roberts | When Ralph Martin of Renewal Ministries wrote his “Letter to Troubled Catholics” in response to the latest clergy sexual-abuse scandal, he quoted a Catholic who suggested sending Church... [...]
Mon, Aug 13, 2018
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When I was going through school, the devil was presented to us as a myth, a literary device, a symbolic manner of signaling the presence of evil in the world. I will admit to internalizing this view and largely losing my sense of the devil as a real spiritual person. What shook my agnosticism in regard to the evil one was the clerical sex abuse scandal of the nineties and the early aughts. I say this because that awful crisis just seemed too thought-through, too well-coordinated, to be simply the result of chance or wicked human choice. The devil is [...]
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