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Maine Catholic Church versus gay rights advocates

Boston, Mass. -- Catholics boosting church donations,
Contributions rose 4.5%, report says

JACKSON, Miss. -- Man Charged in Priest's Death Found Dead in Jail

Miami, Fla. -- Evangelicals are working to spread their faith in Gingrich

Chantilly, Virginia -- St. Timothy's Catholic Church Bans Girl Scouts Over Group's Planned Parenthood Link

Editorial: The Catholic Church and Rick Perry forgive Newt

Peoria, Ill. -- Bishop Daniel Jenky urges area Catholics to oppose health care guidelines. The Obama administration's requirement that most employee health insurance plans must cover contraceptives could close down "every Catholic school, hospital, and other public ministries of our Church," Bishop Daniel Jenky says in a letter he wants read over the weekend in every parish in the Catholic Diocese of Peoria.

Editorial: Archbishop’s Life Like a Tragic Hero By Albuquerque Journal Editorial Board

NCR's sister publication, Celebration, posts reflections on each day's Scripture reading. Here's a link: You may want to bookmark it. It's a great way to begin the day.

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