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Cardinal Dolan: Pope wants to understand-- not endorse-- civil-union proposals
In a television interview aired March 9, New York's Cardinal Timothy Dolan said that Pope Francis wants the Church to understand the campaign for legal recognition of same-sex unions. ...
Wisconsin bishop says Pope Francis encourages strong stand on life issues
Bishop Robert Morlino of Madison, Wisconsin, has said that far from discouraging his criticism of cultural trends, Pope Francis has encouraged him to take a stronger stand against abortion ...
Cardinal Pell: abuse victims should be allowed to sue dioceses in Australia
Cardinal George Pell has reportedly said that sex-abuse victims should be allowed to sue the Catholic Church, in an apparent change.
Abuse victims have never successfully brought suit ...
Benedict XVI discusses John Paul II in interview excerpted in Italian newspaper
Pope-emeritus Benedict XVI discussed his relationship with Pope John Paul II in an interview that appeared in the Italian daily Corriere della Sera.
The interview--a rare appearance by ...
New book by Cardinal Kasper explores pastoral approach for divorced/remarried Catholics
A new book on the family by Cardinal Walter Kasper, expanding on the ideas that he explored in a speech to the February meeting of the College of Cardinals, will soon be published in ...
Pope will visit South Korea in August
Pope Francis will travel to South Korea in August, the Vatican has announced.
Confirming an earlier report by the AsiaNews service, the Vatican said that the Holy Father will visit the ...
�A Catholic spring in Iceland'
The number of Catholics in Iceland has doubled in the past decade and stands at 11,000, according to a report in L'Osservatore Romano.
The faithful are served by eight priests and 40 ...
Eastern Orthodox churches to hold pan-Orthodox council in 2016
The Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople will preside over a pan-Orthodox council in 2016, according to a statement from the patriarchate.
The decision to hold a pan-Orthodox ...
Kidnapped Syrian nuns released
Syrian rebel forces have released 16 women, including 13 Greek Orthodox nuns, kidnapped in the historic Christian town of Ma'loula in December.
In exchange for the nuns' release, the ...
EEOC issues guidelines on accepting employees' religious garb, grooming
The United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has released new guidelines on religious garb and grooming in the workplace.
Under the guidelines, Christians who choose to ...