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Updated: September 1st, 2014
Pope: Being envious, mean-spirited may be human, but it's not Christian
CAROL GLATZ Catholic News Service
Monday, 01 September 2014
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Envy, jealousy and meanness are human instincts, but they are not Christian, since the division they cause among believers is the work of the devil, Pope Francis said. "Instead, God wants us to grow in the ability to come together, forgive each other and love each other in ord...
GREGORY A. SHEMITZ, Catholic News Service
Sunday, 31 August 2014
RONKONKOMA, N.Y. (CNS) -- As Pope Francis' plane was cruising through Chinese airspace in mid-August en route to his first visit to the Far East, 20 Chinese priests and nuns were assembling halfway around the globe at a retreat house in the United St...
JUDITH SUDILOVSKY Catholic News Service
Saturday, 30 August 2014
JERUSALEM (CNS) -- Catholic aid organizations are hopeful that the most recent cease-fire between Israel and Hamas will hold as they begin to assess the needs in Gaza after 50 days of war. "This is a window of opportunity," said Sami El-Yousef, Cath...
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Saturday, 30 August 2014
Catholic Charities’ Project Rachel program is hosting a retreat for “Hope and Healing after Abortion” from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 27, at a confidential location in northwest Ohio. “The grace of God is seen in forgiveness, and Project Rachel ...
BRONWEN DACHS Catholic News Service
Thursday, 28 August 2014
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (CNS) -- Hunger and panic are spreading among people unable to work because of restrictions aimed at containing the spread of Ebola in Liberia and Sierra Leone, say church workers in West Africa. In Liberia's capital, Monrovi...
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Thursday, 28 August 2014
Two new classes for the Loyola Institute for Ministry Extension (LIMEX) Program are beginning this fall in Toledo and the Findlay area. LIMEX is a part-time, Catholic university program leading to a ...
ANGELA KESSLER, Chronicle Editor
Wednesday, 27 August 2014
TOLEDO—During his first day in Toledo Bishop Daniel E. Thomas displayed a sense of humor, an easy connection to people and reliance on prayer. Bishop Thomas, 55, has been auxiliary bishop of the Ar...
Catholic News Service
Wednesday, 27 August 2014
WASHINGTON (CNS) -- In new actions related to the federal contraceptive mandate, the Obama administration has announced rules allowing religious nonprofits and some companies to opt out of coverage th...
ANGELA KESSLER, Chronicle Editor
Tuesday, 26 August 2014
TOLEDO—Auxiliary Bishop Daniel E. Thomas of Philadelphia, 55, has been named the eighth bishop of Toledo. The announcement was made this morning by the United States Conference of Catholic Bish...
JOHN STEGEMAN Catholic News Service
Tuesday, 26 August 2014
CINCINNATI (CNS) -- Showing his support for those suffering from Lou Gehrig's disease, the superintendent of Catholic schools for the Cincinnati Archdiocese took part in the ice bucket challenge Aug. ...