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World financial system built as ‘new idolatry,’ cardinal tells forum

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — The world financial system “has been built as a new idolatry,” charged Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga of Tegucigalpa, Honduras, at...

Background: ‘Son of God’ movie a love story, say husband-wife producers

Catholic News Service The upcoming movie “Son of God” should be seen as “a love story,” according to two of its executive producers, the husband-and-wife...

Cardinal O’Malley says ‘choice,’ ‘reproduction rights’ rhetoric hides brutality of abortion

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Supporters of legal abortion are like the emperor from the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale “The Emperor’s New Clothes,” said...

Pew study shows increase in hostility toward religion around globe

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — A Pew Research Center study issued Jan. 14 shows another increase in hostility toward religion by most of the world's...

Knights of Columbus leader cites threats to religious institutions

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Religious liberty was topic A at the eighth annual National Catholic Prayer Breakfast, held April 19 at a Washington hotel. “Never...

Best-selling novelist Sparks practices Catholic values on and off the page

  Catholic News Service Nicholas Sparks, the popular Catholic romance novelist, puts his faith into practice in several different ways. One way is through philanthropy. Sparks has...

Chicago priest named a bishop for Belize

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON —Bishop-designate Christopher Glancy was just settling in at a Chicago parish staffed by his religious order, the Viatorians, after having spent...

Life of trailblazing black Catholic journalist profiled in new book

Catholic News Service It only seems ironic that a new book that tells the story of Daniel Rudd, the black Catholic journalist of the late...

Government can’t redefine marriage, Catholic leaders say

Catholic News Service The archbishops of Los Angeles and New York criticized a federal appellate court decision Feb. 7 that ruled unconstitutional California's Proposition 8,...

U.S. Circuit court strikes down Calif. ban of same-sex marriage

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — By a 2-1 vote, a three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals struck down the California ban...

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