Family can respond to secularism - Ouellet

June 18, 2012

Catholics should use the resource of the family to confront the challenges of secularized societies, Cardinal Marc Ouellet told the International Theology Symposium in Dublin June 6.

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Website helps young Catholics grow in faith

June 18, 2012

A website featuring well-known Catholic speakers, musicians and comedians aims to help young people grow in their faith.

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Papal butler could face 6 years in prison

Paolo Gabriele

June 18, 2012

Paolo Gabriele, the papal assistant, has been accused of aggravated theft, a crime that under Vatican laws is punishable with a prison term of one to six years, a Vatican judge said.

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Canadians in Dublin

June 18, 2012

Young people pray the Lord's Prayer during a Mass for Canadian pilgrims at the International Eucharistic Congress in Dublin.

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Theologians divided over Vatican critique

June 18, 2012

The Vatican criticism of Mercy Sister Margaret Farley's 2006 book, Just Love: A Framework for Christian Sexual Ethics, reflects a misunderstanding of what a Catholic theologian should do and is both ill-timed and unfair, say some theologians at a variety of U.S. Catholic universities.

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CD, beer are latest endeavours for N. Mexico monks

June 18, 2012

A Benedictine monastic community has recorded a CD that has now climbed to the top of the classical sales charts of online retailer Amazon.com.

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Men religious support nuns facing Vatican scrutiny

June 18, 2012

As the top officials of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious prepared to meet in Rome with the head of the Vatican Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, they received messages of support from the executive committee of the Congregation of Major Superiors of Men and the heads of seven Franciscan provinces in the U.S.

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Sundays must be a day of rest – pope

June 18, 2012

The demands of work can't bully people out of needed time off, Pope Benedict said.

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Benedict congratulates Queen Elizabeth

June 18, 2012

In her 60-year reign, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II has offered the world an inspiring example of Christian leadership and dedication to duty, Pope Benedict said in a message to the monarch.

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New Mass settings disappoint parishioners

June 18, 2012

When the revised English Mass was talked about in the sermons or in the WCR, it was with the idea that the Church was going to give a version closer to the Latin that I grew up with.

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