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A call to action for Catholic laity - Angelus News

In a recent commentary, Eric Sammons argues that dioceses are unnecessarily bloated, and that Catholic activity has been needlessly centralized in diocesan offices. The result, he argues, is that......

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A call to action for Catholic laity

angelusnews.com     6+ mon ago

Share Dorothy Day (WIKIPEDIA) In a recent commentary, Eric Sammons argues that dioceses are...

Whats a Catholic to do about INF?

What's a Catholic to do about INF?

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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Although the Hanoi summit failed to achieve a historic deal to denuclearize the Korean peninsula and sign a peace treaty between the U.S. and North Korea, rela...

European Catholic justice and peace groups urge action to protect rights

European Catholic justice and peace groups urge action to protect rights

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Catholic justice and peace commissions have called for greater attention to social justice across the European Union, urging political leaders to take steps to curb food waste, arm...

Made in LA: A Catholic contrarian

Made in LA: A Catholic contrarian

angelusnews.com     2+ mon ago

Dale Vree was not your typical Catholic. A Marxist who at one point moved to East Germany looking for a worker's paradis...

Christmas reward for generous Catholic school students

Christmas reward for generous Catholic school students

angelusnews.com     3+ mon ago

The energetic group of more than 50 children, transitional kindergarteners to second-graders from St. Paul's Catholic School in Mid City LA, gathered on a crisp Tuesday afternoon o...

The hard grace of being a Catholic journalist

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Share Tweet Former cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick faces the press in the shadow of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican in 2002. (CNS PHOTO/PAOLO COCCO, REUTERS) ...

Catholic support for Trump declines, according to latest poll

Catholic support for Trump declines, according to latest poll

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U.S. President Donald Trump greets Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl of Washington during an interfaith prayer service at the National Cathedral in Washington Jan. 21, the day after Trump's...

Catholic hospital group sued for refusing transgender hysterectomy

Catholic hospital group sued for refusing transgender hysterectomy

angelusnews.com     3+ week ago

October 23, 2018- Protestors in Love Park in Philadelphia in response to a Trump administrations memo defining gender as an unchangable biological trait. Credit: Rachael Warriner /...

Ukrainian Catholic leader sees new possibilities for ecumenism

Ukrainian Catholic leader sees new possibilities for ecumenism

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Tweet Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople kisses Metropolitan Epiphanius, head of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine, Jan. 6, as he hands him a ...

Christmas lights at USC Catholic Center

Christmas lights at USC Catholic Center

angelusnews.com     4+ mon ago

In their sixth annual celebration on Dec. 2, over 1,200 people gathered for an anniversary mass with Archbishop Jose H. Gomez. After Mass, the group headed out to the 20-foot Chris...


A call to action for Catholic laity

angelusnews.com     6+ mon ago

Share Dorothy Day (WIKIPEDIA) In a recent commentary, Eric Sammons argues that dioceses are...

Whats a Catholic to do about INF?

What's a Catholic to do about INF?

angelusnews.com     2+ week ago

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Although the Hanoi summit failed to achieve a historic deal to denuclearize the Korean peninsula and sign a peace treaty between the U.S. and North Korea, rela...

European Catholic justice and peace groups urge action to protect rights

European Catholic justice and peace groups urge action to protect rights

angelusnews.com     1+ mon ago

Catholic justice and peace commissions have called for greater attention to social justice across the European Union, urging political leaders to take steps to curb food waste, arm...

Made in LA: A Catholic contrarian

Made in LA: A Catholic contrarian

angelusnews.com     2+ mon ago

Dale Vree was not your typical Catholic. A Marxist who at one point moved to East Germany looking for a worker's paradis...

Christmas reward for generous Catholic school students

Christmas reward for generous Catholic school students

angelusnews.com     3+ mon ago

The energetic group of more than 50 children, transitional kindergarteners to second-graders from St. Paul's Catholic School in Mid City LA, gathered on a crisp Tuesday afternoon o...

The hard grace of being a Catholic journalist

angelusnews.com     6+ mon ago

Share Tweet Former cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick faces the press in the shadow of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican in 2002. (CNS PHOTO/PAOLO COCCO, REUTERS) ...

Catholic support for Trump declines, according to latest poll

Catholic support for Trump declines, according to latest poll

angelusnews.com     4+ week ago

U.S. President Donald Trump greets Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl of Washington during an interfaith prayer service at the National Cathedral in Washington Jan. 21, the day after Trump's...

Catholic hospital group sued for refusing transgender hysterectomy

Catholic hospital group sued for refusing transgender hysterectomy

angelusnews.com     3+ week ago

October 23, 2018- Protestors in Love Park in Philadelphia in response to a Trump administrations memo defining gender as an unchangable biological trait. Credit: Rachael Warriner /...

Ukrainian Catholic leader sees new possibilities for ecumenism

Ukrainian Catholic leader sees new possibilities for ecumenism

angelusnews.com     3+ mon ago

Tweet Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople kisses Metropolitan Epiphanius, head of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine, Jan. 6, as he hands him a ...

Christmas lights at USC Catholic Center

Christmas lights at USC Catholic Center

angelusnews.com     4+ mon ago

In their sixth annual celebration on Dec. 2, over 1,200 people gathered for an anniversary mass with Archbishop Jose H. Gomez. After Mass, the group headed out to the 20-foot Chris...

Original hipsters: the Beats' Catholic confusion

angelusnews.com     5+ mon ago

By the end of 1957, both Ginsberg and Kerouac had achieved instant celebrity, even appearing in the news and on television talk shows. Ferlinghetti's second book of poems, "A Coney Island of the Mind,...

Vandals, arsonists target French Catholic churches

Vandals, arsonists target French Catholic churches

angelusnews.com     3+ week ago

Vandals and arsonists have targeted French churches in a wave of attacks that has lasted nearly two months. More than 10 churches have been hit since the beginning of February, wi...

Catholic Charities is ready to be a part of tornado recovery

Catholic Charities is 'ready to be a part of' tornado recovery

angelusnews.com     1+ mon ago

With search and rescue efforts underway for the tornado that whipped through Alabama and other parts of the South March 3, Mobile Archbishop Thomas J. Rodi asked for prayers for "t...

Service, not party affiliation makes a politician Catholic, pope says

Service, not party affiliation makes a politician Catholic, pope says

angelusnews.com     1+ mon ago

What makes a politician "Catholic" is not party affiliation, but dedication to promoting the common good, particularly through listening to and empowering people who often are over...

New Bible aims to bridge the Catholic 'scripture gap'

angelusnews.com     6+ mon ago

It's no mystery that Protestants often embarrass Catholics in terms of mastery of scripture. While a Lutheran, for example, could be found reciting the entire Book of Deuteronomy, many Catholics would...

Prayer turns to action when 2000 Texas Catholics unite for advocacy day

Prayer turns to action when 2000 Texas Catholics unite for advocacy day

angelusnews.com     1+ week ago

Wearing royal blue T-shirts that proclaimed Catholic Advocacy Day, at least 2,000 Catholics from across Texas gathered March 26 in the rotunda of the Capitol in Austin praying the ...

In Japan, Catholic Church plans to investigate sex abuse

In Japan, Catholic Church plans to investigate sex abuse

angelusnews.com     4+ day ago

Japanese pilgrims at the General Audience in St. Peter's Square, Oct. 11, 2017. Credit: Daniel Ibanez/CNA. Catholic bishops in Japan have said they will investigate reports of cle...

Paris-based Ukrainian Catholic bishop to head U.S. archeparchy

Paris-based Ukrainian Catholic bishop to head U.S. archeparchy

angelusnews.com     2+ mon ago

Paris-based Ukrainian Catholic bishop to head U.S. archeparchy Bishop Andriy Rabiy, an auxiliary bishop of the archeparchy, has been apostolic administrator since April 16, 2018. ...

The Laity Action Plan for Our Dark Times

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A Call for Action

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Made You Look: During The Rise Of Hip Hop's Most Extravagant Era, A New Star Was Born -- The Video Vixen...

A challenging pro-life call to action

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Brazil's new Catholic president promises conservative moral agenda

angelusnews.com     5+ mon ago

Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro, a Catholic who campaigned to rid the nation of corruption, will take office Jan. 1 with a conservative moral agenda. "I want to thank God for this mission, b...

Why be Catholic? Writer-evangelist answers your questions ...

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LA Catholic students showcase skills at tech festival

LA Catholic students showcase skills at tech festival

angelusnews.com     1+ week ago

Members of the all-female STEAM team at St. Odilia were presented the middle school category award -- and a $2,000 scholarship toward STEM programming -- for the Clippers STEAM Cha...

During Tennessee Sex Week, FOCUS volunteers a Catholic view on sexuality

During Tennessee 'Sex Week,' FOCUS volunteers a Catholic view on sexuality

angelusnews.com     2+ week ago

During Tennessee 'Sex Week,' FOCUS volunteers a Catholic view on sexuality During an annual week of controversial sex-ed events at a Tennessee college, the Fellowship of Catholic ...

Girls' volleyball: Three Catholic teams are No. 1

angelusnews.com     7+ mon ago

Bishop Montgomery volleyball (PHOTO COURTESY BMHS-LA.ORG) While Mater Dei continues to lead the CIF-Southern Section Divisions 1&2 rankings in gir...

Pakistani Catholic groups join protest against military escalation

Pakistani Catholic groups join protest against military escalation

angelusnews.com     1+ mon ago

Catholic groups joined a protest against a military escalation in Pakistan and India following the recent suicide bombing in Indian-administered Kashmir, reported ucanews.com. "If...

After scandal, replacing the Catholic hierarchy in Chile

After scandal, replacing the Catholic hierarchy in Chile

angelusnews.com     2+ week ago

ROME -- To grasp the depth of Chile's clerical sexual abuse crisis, imagine if around 68 of the United States' 255 active Catholic bishops had been subpoenaed by civil prosecutors ...

Golf and the art of Catholic spirituality maintenance

Golf and the art of Catholic spirituality maintenance

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The time is fast approaching. Soon my television screen will be adorned with pastoral images of magnolia blossoms, the sounds of chirping birds and the dulcet tones of golf announc...

Dorothy Day: A saint for our age

Dorothy Day: 'A saint for our age'

angelusnews.com     3+ mon ago

Dorothy Day is "often misunderstood," says Dr. Terrence Wright, director of the Pre-Theology program at St. John Vianney Theological Seminary in Colorado. In his new book, "Dorothy...

Catholic foundations show continued growth throughout 2017-2018

Catholic foundations show continued growth throughout 2017-2018

angelusnews.com     1+ mon ago

Amid worry that bad news about the Catholic Church and the clergy abuse scandal could impact Catholic giving, one financial expert just published a paper with a different story. W...

Catholic Charities CEO urges all to shatter stereotypes about immigrants

Catholic Charities CEO urges all to 'shatter stereotypes' about immigrants

angelusnews.com     1+ mon ago

Dominican Sister Donna Markham, president and CEO of Catholic Charities USA, challenged the group of students, professors and clergy in her audience March 12 at Georgetown Universi...

Catholic Charities distributes disaster relief to areas hit by Florence

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Tweet A statue of an angel is partially submerged by floodwaters Sept. 16 in the cemetery of a church where residents took shelter in Leland, N.C., and later evacuated followi...

Varsity Catholic challenges student-athletes to be virtuous role models

angelusnews.com     8+ mon ago

Former Boston College quarterback Patrick Towles joins FOCUS as missionary Varsity Catholic, a division of the Fellowship of Catholic Univers...

Catholic leaders object to proposed changes in federal nutrition program

Catholic leaders object to proposed changes in federal nutrition program

angelusnews.com     2+ week ago

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops joined representatives of two leading Catholic charitable organizations in calling on a federal agency to withdraw or modify a plan to requi...

Pagsangyaw 2021: Laity to lead Catholic evangelization

Pagsangyaw 2021: Laity to lead Catholic evangelization

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Catholic brother hails trial of Belgian docs for violating euthanasia law

Catholic brother hails trial of Belgian docs for violating euthanasia law

angelusnews.com     4+ mon ago

The head of a Catholic order that runs homes for psychiatric patients welcomed the first prosecutions of Belgian doctors for an illegal act of euthanasia. Brother Rene Stockman, s...

Which Church for China?

Which Church for China?

angelusnews.com     3+ mon ago

Right now, many Catholics in Hong Kong would like nothing better than to be mourning the loss of their shepherd, Bishop Michael Yeung, who died Jan. 3 at the age of 73 after suffer...

The Laity Demand Justice and Action

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A Call to Action

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A Call to Action Updated: Sep 06, 2018 11:10 PM EDT Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, ...

Catholic school hosts Senate hearing on reauthorizing voucher program

Catholic school hosts Senate hearing on reauthorizing voucher program

angelusnews.com     1+ mon ago

St. Thomas More Catholic Academy -- in a Washington neighborhood about five miles from that national landmark -- hosted a Feb. 26 congressional hearing to mark the 15th anniversary...

2018 MLB draft: Five chosen from local Catholic schools

angelusnews.com     10+ mon ago

Share Tweet LMU's Niko Decolati was selected in the sixth round of the 2018 MLB Amateur Draft by the Colorado Rockies. (Photo credit: Loyola Marymount University) Five baseball players who played for...

As Notre Dame burns, a new Catholic cry: Were All Parisians Now

As Notre Dame burns, a new Catholic cry: 'We're All Parisians Now'

angelusnews.com     2+ day ago

As Notre Dame burns, a new Catholic cry: `We're All Parisians Now' In the wake of 9/11, newspapers around the world carried some version of the headline, "We're All Americans Now....

News about a something for Gower Abbey and a CALL TO CATHOLIC CARPENTERS!

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You may recall that the late and great Extraordinary Ordinary, Bp. Robert Morlino, who died too early last November, consecrated the new Abbess of Gower Abbey in Missouri. These are the wonderful Ben...

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