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In response to your article on the recent purchase of a pipe organ in St. Joseph Seminary (Seminary cuts a deal on an organ, WCR, Feb. 6), I want to express my disappointment at the way the article was written and the slant taken on the information.
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I found Father Rolheiser's column, "A Haunting Equation: Suffering Balanced with Joy" interesting (WCR, Feb. 6).
I want to express my gratitude to all those people who have been involved in the process of revising the liturgy. What a huge endeavour and responsibility!
President Barack Obama has outlined a plan that would allow religious employers not to offer free contraception and sterilization services to their employees but would compel insurance companies to do so.
Led by Bishop Peter Jugis, Catholics in the Charlotte, N.C., Diocese have protested a newly-opened play for its "gravely offensive" portrayal of Mary as a lesbian and its mocking of the virgin birth.
Chinese Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun warned that the Chinese Catholic Church is "on the verge of a schism" between communities cooperating with government structures and the underground Church loyal to the Vatican.
While Jesus said we will "always have the poor" with us, "if each of us stops on his or her own journey to help a neighbour in need, the kingdom of God will come closer to realization each day," said Bishop George Murry of Youngstown, Ohio, in a pastoral letter on poverty.
God is near even though it may seem like he does not hear people's prayers or has abandoned his flock, Pope Benedict said.
Officials of World Youth Day 2013 unveiled the logo for the event at a ceremony attended by more than 100 Brazilian bishops, government officials and local organizers.
Members of the House of Representatives in Washington state voted Feb. 8 to legalize same-sex marriage, and Gov. Christine Gregoire was expected to sign the bill into law by mid-February.