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Forty Years on the Mount

March 24, 2011 Father Matthew Gamber 0

    Last July, 15 nuns from a schismatic convent in Washington state rejoined the Catholic Church. They left the motherhouse of the Religious Congregation of Mary Immaculate Queen (CMRI), located on the outskirts of […]

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The My House Initiative

January 21, 2011 Jim Graves 0

Five years ago, Dr. Jerry Kirk, founder and chairman of the National Coalition for the Protection of Children and Families, contacted Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City, Kansas about launching an initiative to protect families […]

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How Is It Going?

January 16, 2011 Ann Carey 0

What ever happened to the apostolic visitation of women religious in the United States that was announced in 2009? Is it still happening? If so, how is it going, and what might be the outcome? […]

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The Movement That Won’t Die

December 24, 2008 Elenor K. Schoen 0

Physician-assisted suicide is defined as “a patient self-administering a lethal dose of an oral medication that has been prescribed by a physician,” according to Physicians for Compassionate Care, a group that operates out of Oregon. […]

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Laborers for the Harvest

December 24, 2008 J. J. Ziegler 0

While these continental trends manifest the vitality of the Church in Africa and Asia during the past three decades, they do not address the question of which countries are currently the most successful in attracting […]

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Priestly Vocations in America: Recent Trends

December 24, 2008 J. J. Ziegler 0

While priestly vocations have collapsed nationwide, several American dioceses have been part of the worldwide surge in the number of seminarians. “Over the past three years,” says Father Darrin Connall, rector of Bishop White Seminary […]