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Bishops facing angry questions over mishandling of abuse reports

By Dennis Sadowski | Catholic News Service BALTIMORE (CNS) — U.S. bishops admitted during a wide-ranging discussion during their fall general assembly that parishioners are angry and continually ask how a charismatic clergyman was able to rise through church ranks despite widespread knowledge of allegations that he sexually abused seminarians…

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My Place in the Sun

My place in the sun

Families Promote Vocation Awareness

National Vocation Awareness Week is an annual weeklong celebration of the Catholic Church in the United States dedicated to promoting vocations to the priesthood, diaconate, and consecrated life through prayer ...
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Strengthening the ‘domestic Church’ in the Year of the Family: Celebrating vocations

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Syracuse will once again observe National Vocation Awareness Week November 4-10, 2018. The annual observance is an opportunity for parishes to foster a culture of vocations for the priesthood, diaconate, and religious life. This year’s …
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A perfect gift

Editor’s note: This month, the U.S. Catholic Church celebrates Respect Life Month with the theme “Every Life: Cherished, Chosen, Sent.” The following comes from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ 2018 Respect Life Program. Additional Respect Life issues will …
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