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Catholic Charities: Requests for emergency food at all-time high

In response to an overwhelming demand for emergency food, Catholic Charities Inc. of the Diocese of Wilmington is expanding its semiannual “Stock the Pantry”...

Lapse in handling remains of war dead surprises military chaplains

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (CNS) -- Serving at the Pentagon crash site and offering prayers for the dead as the remains of those killed in the...

Priest pleads guilty to theft from parishioner

WILMINGTON – Father Michael Angeloni, most recently an associate pastor at the Church of the Holy Child in Wilmington, pleaded guilty Nov. 17 in...

In Benin, pope urges Africans to uphold family values

COTONOU, Benin -- Arriving in Benin for a three-day visit, Pope Benedict XVI urged the African continent to protect its ancient values in the...

Church leaders wary of ‘World Heritage’ status for Bethlehem church

JERUSALEM -- Palestinians are hopeful that UNESCO will recognize the city of Bethlehem as the first Palestinian World Heritage Site, but Franciscans in charge...

Mo.bishop avoids indictment, agrees to monthly meetings

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Bishop Robert W. Finn of Kansas City-St. Joseph has agreed to meet monthly for the next five years with a...

Since Lincoln, U.S. presidents have proclaimed Thanksgiving

Here’s the proclamation for 50 years ago Abraham Lincoln proclaimed the first national Thanksgiving Day from the White House in 1863 and every U.S. president...

USCCB president addresses nation’s bishops

The Dialog’s website has been running stories this week from the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ fall meeting in Baltimore. The following is the...

Phoenix norms won’t curtail precious blood distribution

Catholic News Service PHOENIX -- Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted has issued new norms for the distribution of Communion in the Diocese of Phoenix that entrust...

Supreme Court to hear challenges to federal health care law

By Catholic News Service WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court Nov. 14 agreed to take three separate cases challenging the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and...

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