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Updated: October 23rd, 2014
CHERIE SPINO, Chronicle Writer
Thursday, 23 October 2014
TOLEDO—In a solemn and joyful two-and-a-half-hour ceremony and Mass that reflected the Catholic Church’s sacred history as well as its new shepherd in the Diocese of Toledo, Bishop Daniel E. Thomas was installed Oct. 22 as the 104-year-old diocese’s eighth bishop at Toledo Rosary Cathedral. M...
Catholic News Service
Thursday, 23 October 2014
UNITED NATIONS (CNS) -- Millions of the world's children today are victims of armed conflict, pornography and sexual trafficking, and still more "are denied the most fundamental right to life," said the Vatican's nuncio to the United Nations. "Prena...
ANGELA KESSLER, Chronicle Editor
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
TOLEDO—In his first public appearance since moving to Toledo, Bishop Daniel E. Thomas promised to love the people of the Diocese of Toledo as a father loves his children and asked for prayers in helping him to live out that mission. Hundreds of pe...
MOST REV. DANIEL E. THOMAS, Bishop of Toledo
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
The following is the full text of Bishop Daniel E. Thomas' homily during the Evening Prayer Oct. 21 at Toledo Rosary Cathedral. “See what love the Father has bestowed on us, in letting us be called the children of God! Yet that is what we are.” ...
BRONWEN DACHS Catholic News Service
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (CNS) -- A Liberian bishop unable to attend the Synod of Bishops on the family has urged his fellow bishops to use their influence to help West African families in their enormous suffering caused by Ebola. "Whole families are...
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Wednesday, 22 October 2014
Information meetings on how to apply for a Catholic Campaign for Human Development grant are being hosted at three locations in the Diocese of Toledo. CCHD grants are for organizations that work to e...
FRANCIS X. ROCCA Catholic News Service
Tuesday, 21 October 2014
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- After several days of animated debate over its official midterm report, the Synod of Bishops on the family agreed on a final document more clearly grounded in traditional Catholi...
FRANCIS X. ROCCA, Catholic News Service
Monday, 20 October 2014
VATICAN CITY (CNS)—Beatifying Blessed Paul VI at the concluding Mass of the Synod of Bishops on the family, Pope Francis praised the late pope as the "great helmsman" of the Second Vatican Council a...
PATRICIA ZAPOR Catholic News Service
Monday, 20 October 2014
WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The Supreme Court Oct. 14 blocked a Texas law that had meant all but seven of the state's abortion clinics were closed because they failed to meet new standards. The block will re...
Catholic News Service
Sunday, 19 October 2014
DALLAS (CNS) -- During an Oct. 13 Mass at Our Lady of Fatima Parish in Fort Worth, the pastor, Father Jim Khoi asked for prayers for Nina Pham, a Dallas nurse who grew up in the parish and is now in t...