Category Archives: U.S.

Nuns on the Bus 21-state tour stirs support for ‘responsible programs’

By Dennis Sadowski  Catholic News Service CLEVELAND (CNS) — Franciscan Sister Janice Cebula isn’t one to turn down a chance to learn and be inspired. So when Network, the Catholic social justice lobby, decided to take its Nuns on the … Continue reading

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U.S. cardinal: Abuse crisis discussed at synod, will top bishops’ agenda

By Cindy Wooden  Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — While the clerical sexual abuse crisis did not dominate discussions at the Synod of Bishops, Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston said it was discussed, and everyone in the room … Continue reading

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Response to sexual abuse crisis tops agenda for USCCB fall meeting

Updated By Dennis Sadowski Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — The firestorm surrounding the clergy sex abuse crisis and the way some bishops handled allegations of abuse against priests will be an important part of the agenda of the U.S. … Continue reading

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Smith dinner’s tone lighthearted, but abuse crisis not ignored in remarks

By Beth Griffin Catholic News Service NEW YORK (CNS) — In the current toxic environment where political rivals describe each other as “evil” and “enemies,” it is imperative to remember that in America, “our political opponents are not evil, they … Continue reading

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Synod about learning from Christ, not producing document, bishop says

By Anne Condodina  Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The point of the Synod of Bishops on young people is not primarily to produce a document, but instead is to learn from Christ how to “bring God’s mercy into … Continue reading

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Report: Immigrant aid agencies urge end to family separation policies

By Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — A report from two leading faith-based agencies serving immigrants entering the United States from Mexico and Central America called on the federal government to end a policy of separating children from their families and … Continue reading

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Delegates from U.S. offer their perspectives at synod

By Cindy Wooden  Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Young people today are telling Catholic leaders that if they want to persuade the young to follow Christ and pursue a vocation, church leaders must be models of Gospel behavior, … Continue reading

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