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Updated: May 18th, 2015
With Pan Am Games coming to Toronto, groups push to limit trafficking
MICHAEL SWAN Catholic News Service
Monday, 25 May 2015
TORONTO (CNS) -- As Toronto gets set to host the Pan Am Games, rights campaigners are putting their best efforts into ensuring that the city does not become a playground for human traffickers while the multi-sport, billion-dollar event takes place. Led by Catholic religious sisters, a broad coaliti...
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Sunday, 24 May 2015
TOLEDO—The Board of Trustees of Toledo Community Foundation, Inc., in conjunction with the Advocacy Committee of ProMedica, recently approved grants totaling $315,500 from the ProMedica Advocacy Fund to 24 area nonprofit organizations. Catholic Ch...
MARK PATTISON Catholic News Service
Sunday, 24 May 2015
WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Through dialogue, Catholics and Jews and find common cause in the concerns that vex leaders of both religions, Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York said May 20 during a forum on the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council ...
CINDY WOODEN Catholic News Service
Saturday, 23 May 2015
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero's preferential love for the poor "was not ideological, but evangelical," said Cardinal Angelo Amato, the prefect of the Congregation for Saints' Causes. The cardinal, who was delegated by Pope...
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Friday, 22 May 2015
TOLEDO—Bishop Daniel E. Thomas today placed Father Samuel Punnoor on administrative leave following an allegation that he violated "Appendix A: Diocese of Toledo Code of Pastoral Conduct" of the diocesan To Protect and to Heal: Policy on Sexual Abu...
LAURA IERACI Catholic News Service
Thursday, 21 May 2015
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Parents must not exclude themselves from their children's lives and, despite what some "experts" may say, they must take an active role in their children's education, said Pope F...
Catholic News Service
Wednesday, 20 May 2015
ST. MEINRAD, Ind. (CNS) -- A funeral Mass will be celebrated May 21 at St. Meinrad Archabbey in St. Meinrad for Benedictine Father Cyprian Davis, who died May 18 at Memorial Hospital in Jasper. He was...
CINDY WOODEN Catholic News Service
Tuesday, 19 May 2015
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Declaring four 19th-century women religious saints, Pope Francis said they are models for all Christians of how faith, nourished in prayer, is expressed concretely in acts of cha...
DENNIS SADOWSKI Catholic News Service
Monday, 18 May 2015
WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The president of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious said the organization is pleased to be "going on with our normal life, so to speak," now that the Vatican's mandate to...
LOU BALDWIN Catholic News Service
Sunday, 17 May 2015
PHILADELPHIA (CNS) -- The wailing of sirens called Father Tom Higgins from his parish rectory and Sisters Linda Lukiewski and Julie Sertsch from their convent to the scene of the Amtrak train derailme...