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Pope decries hedonism denigrating women

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Benedict XVI called for an end to prostitution and pornography, saying the practices denigrate women and represent "a serious lack...

Three years in prison for theft from parishes

On Nov. 4, Father Cornelius J. Breslin, a priest of the Diocese of Wilmington, was sentenced to 10 years with seven years suspended  for theft...

At audience, pope prays G-20 summit will help world’s poor

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY -- Pope Benedict XVI prayed that a summit of the leaders of countries with the world's largest economies would find...

All Saints wins first CYM sports championship

The girls cross country team at All Saints Catholic School won the 2011 Catholic Youth Ministry championship, which was held Oct. 30 on a...

Halloween at St. E’s helps St. Martin’s Barn

St. Elizabeth High School seniors kicked off the school’s Thanksgiving food drive for St. Martin’s Barn in Ridgely, Md., by dressing up for Halloween....

Visit a cemetery, become a winner

On Cemetery Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011,  the Catholic Cemeteries of the diocese  will have special office hours and hold a $500 American Express gift...

Focusing on what remains after a tragic loss

By Gary Morton Special to The Dialog Thirty-six years ago Paula D’Arcy found herself in a strange predicament, shrouded by death yet absorbed by new life. In...

The value of a viewing and praying for the dead

As a youngster I experienced the deaths of my paternal grandmother, a cousin who was killed in an automobile accident and a babysitter from...

Among Assisi participants, a sense of wider crisis in society

Catholic News Service ASSISI, Italy — A common thread ran through many of the speeches and invocations of this year's "prayer for peace" encounter in...

Letters to the Editor

Willing to make donation for paper I’ve noticed that the newspaper of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia is offered for sale in the local churches at $1...

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