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New Catholic bishop named for Erie Bishop-elect Lawrence T. Persico says he doesn't bring any preconceived plans to his new job as leader of the Catholic Diocese of Erie

Scottish Catholic Church under fire over gay comments A senior figure for the Roman Catholic Church in Scotland has come under fire for claiming that medical evidence proves that homosexual behaviour "leads to early death"

Australia: Catholic teachers expected to join strike Catholic schools are expected to join teachers from the state system in a strike next month

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Peru: academics battle Vatican for religious freedom
Rome cracks down on a university, orders the school to drop “Pontifical” and “Catholic” from its name, over its alleged refusal to comply with ecclesiastical law


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In This Issue

October 21-November 3, 2016

  • Reformation's anniversary brings commemorations, reconsiderations
  • Picks further diversify College of Cardinals
  • Editorial: One-issue obsession imperils credibility
  • Special Section [Print Only]: SAINTS