Updated: November 22nd, 2014
'Thrilled' at news of papal visit, Philadelphia Catholics thinking big
MATTHEW GAMBINO Catholic News Service
Sunday, 23 November 2014
PHILADELPHIA (CNS) -- After the historic announcement by Pope Francis that he will visit Philadelphia next September, the reality of the challenges and joys of the event is sinking in for planners, civic officials and ordinary Catholics in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. It will be a "once-in-a-li...
PATRICIA ZAPOR Catholic News Service
Saturday, 22 November 2014
WASHINGTON (CNS) -- As millions of immigrants celebrate the possibility of protection from deportation under a new Obama administration plan, among those who cannot take advantage of it will be the 68,445 families and 68,541 unaccompanied minors who ...
CINDY WOODEN Catholic News Service
Friday, 21 November 2014
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- All Christians are called to holiness and to take even little steps each day to be more loving and more Christ-like, Pope Francis said. "Some think that holiness is closing your eyes and making the face of a plastic statue, but...
JONATHAN LUXMOORE Catholic News Service
Thursday, 20 November 2014
WARSAW, Poland (CNS) -- Czech government officials and former dissidents marking the 25th anniversary of their country's "Velvet Revolution" gathered with church leaders in Prague's St. Vitus Cathedral Nov. 15. The church leaders include a man, now ...
Wednesday, 19 November 2014
The 27th national collection for the Retirement Fund for Religious is Dec. 13-14 in the Diocese of Toledo. The annual, parish-based appeal is coordinated by the National Religious Retirement Office (NRRO) in Washington and benefits more than 35,000 ...
FRANCIS X. ROCCA Catholic News Service
Wednesday, 19 November 2014
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis called for preserving the family as an institution based on marriage between a man and a woman, which he said is not a political cause but a matter of "human ecology...
FRANCIS X. ROCCA Catholic News Service
Tuesday, 18 November 2014
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis said he would attend the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia in September, making it the first confirmed stop on what is expected to be a more extensive papal ...
Tuesday, 18 November 2014
Whether looking for a volunteer opportunity or a much-needed meal, there are several free Thanksgiving dinners being offered throughout the Diocese of Toledo. Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Tol...
DAVID AGREN Catholic News Service
Monday, 17 November 2014
MEXICO CITY (CNS) -- The Mexican bishops' conference issued an impassioned plea for peace and an end to the bloodshed in a country consumed with the crisis of 43 teacher trainees allegedly captured by...
Sunday, 16 November 2014
DELPHOS-Bishop Daniel E. Thomas placed Reverend David A. Reinhart on administrative leave following allegations of inappropriate intimate relationships with adult women, in violation of the diocesan C...

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