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2010-11-02 08:47:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA), the 100-year-old social service network working to reduce poverty in America, has presented specially-commissioned Centennial Medals to national and international Catholic leaders and organizations in recognition of their deep commitment to the vision and mission of the organization. The awards were presented during Catholic Charities USA's 2010 Centennial Celebration. (Logo:...

2009-06-26 22:44:00

WASHINGTON, June 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from American Life League president Judie Brown regarding Boston Cardinal Sean O'Malley's announcement that archdiocese-affiliated Caritas Christi Healthcare has withdrawn ownership of CeltiCare Health Plan. The announcement comes only two days after A.L.L. announced it would launch an investigation into the scandal. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081105/DC44231LOGO ) "Praise God! After months of...

2009-06-24 16:53:00

WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Life League executive director Shaun Kenney announced a new campaign to investigate whether young mothers will be referred for abortions by Caritas Christi, the Boston Archdiocese-affiliated healthcare provider, after its joint venture with CeltiCare goes into effect July 1. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081105/DC44231LOGO ) "Caritas Christi and the Archdiocese of Boston have given reassurances that no Catholic...

2009-06-18 15:48:00

BOARD MEMBERS SUPPORT PRO-ABORTION POLITICIANS WASHINGTON, June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On June 17, the Catholic Action League of Massachusetts revealed that five of the nine members of scandal-ridden Caritas Christi's Board of Governors are major contributors to pro-abortion politicians. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081105/DC44231LOGO) Caritas Christi, a network of Catholic healthcare facilities and hospitals, is affiliated with the Archdiocese of Boston and is...

2009-06-11 09:48:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CARITAS INTERNATIONALIS, in partnership with the INTERNATIONAL CATHOLIC ORGANIZATIONS CENTER, is pleased to announce that Candy S. Hill, Vice President, Social Policy and Government Affairs, of Catholic Charities USA, in Alexandria, Virginia, will participate in an interactive dialogue-briefing on Monday, June 15th at 3:00-4:30 p.m. at the ICO CENTER, located on East 47th Street, between First & Second Avenue, above Holy Family Church,...

2009-05-20 18:05:00

WASHINGTON, May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Catholic hospitals in the Archdiocese of Boston may soon refer women for abortions in a joint medical venture between Centene Corp. and archdiocese-run Caritas Christi Health Care. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081105/DC44231LOGO) In the midst of growing anxiety over the impact of nationalized health care on Catholic hospitals and charities, many dioceses are scrambling to ethically compromise with a potential federal health care...

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2009-03-20 12:49:38

Donor and aid agencies in Africa have wasted hundreds of millions of dollars on rural water projects they built due to disregard of maintenance to preserve them, according to new report released Friday.  The International Institute for Environment and Development in London organized a research project to investigate these water supplies.  They learned that approximately 50,000 water supply sites across rural Africa had failed, indicating a loss of 215 to 360 million US...

2006-07-18 06:21:09

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Benedict is writing a book on Jesus that will become the second major theological work of his pontificate, a Vatican source said on Tuesday. The book, expected to be completed by the end of the summer, focuses on Jesus, the human race and Christianity's relationship with other faiths. The work, which Benedict started before becoming pope in April 2005, comes at a time when he seeks to restore a strong sense of faith among Catholics in the face of growing...


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