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Gay activists to be denied communion

CHICAGO, May 25 (UPI) -- Roman Catholic priests in the Archdiocese of Chicago are being instructed to deny holy communion to gay activists wearing rainbow sashes Sunday.

Cardinal: 36 priests committed abuse

CHICAGO, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Roman Catholic Cardinal Francis George has released a report citing 36 priests for sexual abuse and saying the scandal has cost the Archdiocese of Chicago $16.8

Cardinal: 36 priests committed abuse

CHICAGO, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Cardinal Francis George has released a report citing 36 priests for sexual abuse and saying the scandal has cost the Archdiocese of Chicago $16.8 million. The r

Hispanidad: Posada part of Christmas

Many people across the United States are trying this week to celebrate Christmas but those with a touch of Spanish in them are paying tribute to the birth of Je
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Bishops set up tribunals for abuse cases

WASHINGTON, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- U.S. Catholic bishops' approval of a revised policy to deal with clerical sexual abuse will result in the establishment of a system of canon law tribunals to tr
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Bishops expected to approve abuse policy

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- A Catholic archbishop predicted the unanimous approval on Wednesday of two documents having to do with the sexual abuse of minors, and he also anticipated a resolution that would urge caution on invading Iraq.
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Lexington bishop resigns amid sex charges

LEXINGTON, Ky., June 11 (UPI) -- Pope John Paul II on Tuesday accepted the resignation of Lexington Bishop J. Kendrick Williams, who has been accused in three sex abuse cases.

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The Crescent City has a new police commissioner. New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin has appointed Cmdr. Eddie Compass to set the new direction for the department.
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Cardinal wants to sell Chicago mansion

CHICAGO, May 21 (UPI) -- Chicago's Catholic archbishop has proposed selling his landmark 120-year-old mansion to help financially struggling church schools.

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THE WAR ON TERRORISM The American public is maintaining a high level of interest and engagement in the war against terrorism despite the passage of time, the ebb and flow of events far from home ...
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Cardinal's comments anger critics

CHICAGO, April 26 (UPI) -- Comments by Cardinal Francis George on priests who engage in sexual encounters with teenage girls stirred the ire of feminists and others, prompting some to cal

Cardinal's comments anger critics

CHICAGO, April 26 (UPI) --

Analysis: Scandal dims cardinal's star

BOSTON, April 23 (UPI) -- Boston Roman Catholic Cardinal Bernard Law, self-described as the lightning rod for criticism for how he and other church officials dealt with allegations of ch
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George: No solution expected at Vatican

CHICAGO, April 17 (UPI) -- Cardinal Francis George said Wednesday he does not expect the emergency meeting of U.S. Roman Catholic cardinals called by Pope John Paul II to produce any imme
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THE CRISIS IN THE MIDDLE EAST The top Palestinian intelligence officer said a cease-fire in the Middle East is currently impossible because of the destruction wrought by the Israeli military, and the threat of further Israeli incursions.
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Catholic challenge reproductive technology

CHICAGO, March 5 (UPI) -- A group of Roman Catholic ethicists says the only ethical method of conceiving a child is through intercourse inside the bounds of marriage and new developments in reproductive technology are just plain wrong.

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