Latest Catholic Church Stories

2010-07-16 10:56:00

HUNTINGTON, Indiana, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Newly released revisions to Catholic Church law will streamline the handling of clergy sex abuse cases, and underscore Pope Benedict XVI's resolve to institute necessary reforms, according to authors of a recent book on the Church abuse crisis. The revisions codify recent Church practice regarding extensions on the statute of limitations and confirm the right of the Vatican's doctrinal congregation to ask the pope to laicize an abusive priest...

2010-05-20 08:30:00

HUNTINGTON, Ind., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest accusations against Pope Benedict XVI regarding the clergy sexual abuse problem have left Catholics and others confused, disillusioned, and angry.

2010-05-14 06:00:00

CHICAGO, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Rainbow Sash Movement: The Rainbow Sash Movement (Gay Catholics) will enter Catholic Cathedrals nationally and internationally on Pentecost Sunday, May 23, 2010 wearing Rainbow Sashes.

2010-05-07 07:40:00

A half-century after the introduction of birth control in the United States, millions of women are still being preached to by the Roman Catholic hierarchy to abstain from using the pill.

2010-04-26 15:35:00

MARYKNOLL, N.Y., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- From the United States, Ireland, Germany, Holland, and Italy come nearly daily reports of clergy sexual abuse, and more questions about the roles and responsibilities of church leaders.

2010-04-01 07:39:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rev.

2010-03-24 15:19:00

LOS ANGELES, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- "Altar Boy Altered Life" (ISBN 978-159858-724-1, Dog Ear Publishing) is a new book released by author David Price. When he becomes depressed and suicidal in 1993 at age 28, David Price decides to seek therapy.

2010-03-22 12:54:00

HAINES CITY, Fla., March 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Anthony Kearns: World-renowned Tenor Anthony Kearns, a founding member of The Irish Tenors, and internationally acclaimed pianist Patrick Healy. Kearns will perform at St.

2010-03-09 12:53:00

Catholics can now easily send personal letters by fax to Vatican officials. This tool is for use in conjunction with the *Vanguard of St.

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