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Clergy, laity praise new American cardinals

Catholic News Service Clergy and laity alike praised the naming of two new American cardinals by Pope Benedict XVI. “This is an honor for these outstanding...

TV Eye: Reality TV seen as damaging to girls

Catholic News Service The need for media literacy may be no more evident than when it comes to reality TV. Reality TV may show real events,...

New U.S.-born cardinal used to varied ministries

Catholic News Service The priestly ministry of Archbishop Edwin F. O'Brien, named a cardinal Jan. 6 by Pope Benedict XVI, has been marked by frequent...

New cardinal: N.Y. archbishop a vigorous booster of the faith

Catholic News Service Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan of New York, who was appointed Jan. 6 to the College of Cardinals by Pope Benedict XVI, has...

“I Am” grew out of Catholic director’s spiritual quest

Catholic News Service Tom Shadyac, the Catholic movie director perhaps best known for the movie comedies "Bruce Almighty" and "Evan Almighty," still wants to bring...

FCC ending closed-captioning exemption for dioceses

Catholic News Service Ten U.S. dioceses are considering whether to appeal a Federal Communications Commission order lifting the waiver they had earlier been granted that...

Movie tells story of Polish priest born a Jew during Holocaust

Catholic News Service If someone were to make a movie about a Polish priest who was born a Jew during the Holocaust, adopted by Polish...

Analysis: Hunger, poverty persist in the United States

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON -- As U.S. nutritionists cringe over the prospect of an overweight nation indulging in a two-month binge of “season’s eatings” --...

Okla. quake topples turret at Catholic university

Catholic News Service A turret fell from the main building at St. Gregory's University in Shawnee, Okla., during a rare earthquake the night of Nov....

Analysis: 7 billion people and counting — counting on help

Catholic News Service The United Nations chose Oct. 31 as the date of the birth of the 7 billionth person inhabiting the planet. The exact date...

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