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Archive for October, 2009

By Laura Kilgus Catholic News Service

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (CNS) — Rep. Patrick Kennedy, D-R.I., has accepted an invitation from Bishop Thomas J. Tobin of Providence to engage in a discussion about the issue of health care reform.

The bishop issued the invitation following the legislator’s sharp criticism about the U.S. Catholic bishops’ role in the debate. According to an Associated Press story, no date has been set yet for the meeting. (more…)

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LUBBOCK, Texas (CNS) — El 9 de julio de 2007, mientras descargaba comestibles en su garaje, Don McCullough notó a un joven que se apresuraba a lo largo de la acera y sudando en el día caliente. McCullough lo llamó y ofreció al desconocido una botella de agua que llevaba en su bolsa de comestibles.

Alonzo Lewis tomó el agua, se fue y entonces regresó. Él le robó y mató a McCullough, apuñalando más de 30 veces al coronel jubilado de la Fuerza Aérea de 73 años de edad. (more…)

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By Catholic News Service

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WASHINGTON (CNS) — “Families are struggling. Faith is calling” is the theme for this year’s national collection for the Catholic Campaign for Human Development, which will be taken up in most U.S. Catholic churches the weekend of Nov. 21-22.

“This year, our call as Catholics to bring glad tidings to the poor … to proclaim liberty to captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to let the oppressed go free is more important than ever before,” said Bishop Roger P. Morin of Biloxi, Miss., who is chairman of the U.S. bishops’ CCHD subcommittee. (more…)

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By Sarah Delaney Catholic News Service

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ROME (CNS) — Dissident theologian Father Hans Kung criticized Pope Benedict XVI for his recent opening to discontented Anglicans, charging the pope was “fishing” for the most conservative Christians to the detriment of the larger church.

Father Kung said the invitation to traditionalist Anglicans to join the Roman Catholic Church went against years of ecumenical work on the part of both churches, calling it instead “a nonecumenical piracy of priests.” (more…)

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LUBBOCK, Texas (CNS) — On July 9, 2007, while unloading groceries in his garage, Don McCullough noticed a young man hurrying along the sidewalk and perspiring on the hot day. McCullough called out and offered the stranger a bottle of the water he was carrying in his grocery sack. (more…)

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By Nancy Frazier O’Brien Catholic News Service

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Although the Catholic Church shares the pain of married couples facing “unanticipated childlessness,” some reproductive technologies “are not legitimate ways to solve” infertility problems, the U.S. bishops say in a document that will be before them in November. (more…)

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Por Cindy Wooden  Catholic News Service

CIUDAD DEL VATICANO (CNS) — En un ambiente descrito como “cordial, respetuoso y constructivo”, funcionarios del Vaticano abrieron un diálogo con representantes de la tradicionalista Sociedad de San Pío X y programaron reuniones bimensuales durante los meses venideros. (more…)

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