Spreading germs ignites moral outrage

Gordon Self

October 22, 2012

Is it time to get mad?" The question was posed during a recent multispecialty rounds at Covenant Health.

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What is the Church's attitude towards art?

Sr. Louise Zdunich

October 22, 2012

You mentioned the creative arts in a previous response, what does Scripture say and what has been the Church's history in relation to the creative arts?

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S. Sudan seminary moves, limits students

October 22, 2012

Already facing a shortage of priests, the Catholic Church in the world’s newest nation has closed a portion of its seminary, leaving dozens of young men stranded on the road to the priesthood.

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Jesus’ birth no fairytale, pope says in new book

October 22, 2012

Jesus was not born “once upon a time” as in a fable, but in a historically verifiable place and moment that were detailed accurately in the Gospel of Luke, Pope Benedict writes in the third volume of his work, Jesus of Nazareth.

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Comic actor wants to ‘glorify God in every way’

October 22, 2012

He doesn’t exactly advertise it, but the “king of Queens” is a Catholic family man.

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Franciscans tell of beatings, kidnappings in Syria

October 22, 2012

Franciscans ministering in a village along the Syrian border with Turkey said four people, including three Christian youths, were kidnapped and beaten before being released as the civil war surged in their community.

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Aussie bishop challenges same-sex marriage

October 22, 2012

Same-sex “marriage” is not an extension of marriage rights but a dismantling of an institution on which the well-being of societies depend, wrote an Australian archbishop.

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Vienna plans massive reduction in parishes

October 22, 2012

Austria’s Vienna Archdiocese will press ahead with a major reorganization that will including liquidating most of its parishes over 10 years, despite objections from some local Catholics.

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Pope adds two saints to list of Church ‘doctors’

October 22, 2012

Pope Benedict added a 16th-century Spanish priest and a 12th-century German abbess to the roster of doctors of the universal Church.

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Vatican climber

October 22, 2012

A climber gives a thumbs-up as he descends during a climbing exhibition held outside St. Peter’s Square.

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