Richard himself became a Lutheran Pastor in New York City, but in 1990 was received into the Catholic
In August 2005 Easterling and her husband, Rick, along with their two children, were received into the Catholic
Church in Richmond, Virginia.
But off in one corner is a special section of books dealing with the life and philosophy of Roman Catholic
priest (turned saint) Josemaria Escriva de Balaguer and the controversial organization he founded: Opus Dei.
Despite official Vatican policy denouncing adoption by gays as "violence" against children, several Catholic
Charities offices are helping same-sex couples to adopt.
Sociologist (and Catholic
priest, best-selling novelist, essayist, and public figure) Andrew Greeley has been interpreting the Council's effect on American Catholicism for much of the last forty years.
It was formal dispute before a Catholic
tribunal, the outcome of which was determined in advance: the Jews would lose and a pogrom would follow.
The actors in the film, to be released Ash Wednesday, speak Aramaic, the language of Jesus that is still spoken today in Assyrian, Chaldean and Aramean Eastern Catholic
and Orthodox churches worldwide, and in Latin.
The story was widely covered across the country and the letters and coverage prompted a published response in the newspaper from Archbishop Marcel Gervais, Catholic
archbishop of Ottawa.
And that work began in me a reaction which by the grace of God three years later carried me into the Catholic
In September, residents of a Protestant neighborhood in the city screamed curses and hurled stones at young Catholic
girls walking to elementary school while television news crews beamed the shocking scene around the world.
voters preferred Clinton over Bush by 44 percent to 36 percent in 1992 and over Dole in 1996 by 56 percent to 37 percent, with Clinton picking up twenty-four of the twenty-five most heavily Catholic
metro areas and the twelve most heavily Catholic
states, despite Clinton's and the Democrats' pro-choice and anti-voucher stances.
In this era of mergers and managed care, the Roman Catholic
Church is having more of a say in all sorts of women's reproductive health-care services.
Headquartered in Newton Square, PA, CHE is a large Catholic
integrated health care system with 33 acute-care hospitals, 45 freestanding and hospital-based long-term care facilities, 13 assisted-living facilities, 5 continuing care retirement communities, 8 behavioral health facilities and rehabilitation facilities, and 32 home health/hospice agencies and numerous ambulatory and community-based health services operating across 11 states.
schools in South Africa have served the common good by ensuring more equitable distribution of educational outcomes regardless of race, culture or social status," Nathan Johnstone, director of the Catholic
Institute of Education, said recently.
Still, more would agree with a reader from Valley City, North Dakota who stopped giving to a charity because "it did not meet Catholic