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Poll: Almost half of Irish report unfavorable view of church

DUBLIN -- Almost half of Irish people polled say they now have an unfavorable view of the Catholic Church. Of those with a negative view,...

Milwaukee archdiocese says pensions being paid on time

MILWAUKEE -- All employee benefits have been paid on a timely basis and pension plans will continue to pay all benefits in the immediate...

Indian bishops want charges dropped against Christian protesters

BANGALORE, India -- Meeting with the top government leader of the Karnataka state, 14 Catholic bishops called for the withdrawal of dozens of "false...

Judge won’t evict protesters from Mass. church

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- Saying he "cannot conclude that the condition of the steeple presents an emergency such that immediate court intervention is necessary," a...

Cat in hat and sword movie is rated A-1 and No....

An exceptionally intelligent and energetic script that includes a moral lesson propels "Puss in Boots" (DreamWorks), a 3-D animated children's feature that provides the...

British monarchs to be allowed to marry Catholics

MANCHESTER, England -- The law that bans a British monarch from marrying a Catholic is to be lifted after more than 300 years. The reforms...

Navigating the holidays after the death of a loved one

When most people think of holidays and special occasions, they envision themselves among family and friends. But what happens when death strikes and someone is...

What to say to those who grieve

  Helping others cope with their grief is difficult, even if you have experienced your own tragic loss, but knowing what to say or what...

Cat in a hat and sword rated A-1 is No. 1...

An exceptionally intelligent and energetic script that includes a moral lesson propels "Puss in Boots," a 3-D animated children's feature that provides the back...

‘The Rum Diary’ is alcohol-fueled coming of age story

Smoke, drink, be hung over, repeat. That's the lusty refrain of "The Rum Diary" (FilmDistrict), although you would expect nothing else from a film...

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