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  • Red Cross volunteers serve hot meals to those affected by Hurricane Sandy at St. Gianna Beretta Molla Church in Northfield, N.J., Nov. 5. Catholic Charities was working jointly with the American Red Cross at the church to assist residents suffering power outages and other effects of the late October superstorm. (CNS photo/Bob Roller)
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Election 2012 -- Voters head to polls to give verdict in close White House race

Election 2012 -- Weekend campaigning at Nashua churches violated parish policy, officials say

Election 2012 -- Local Catholics and pastors clash over "non-negotiables" cards

Election 2012 -- Election Day: A Call to Unity and Action by Michael Sean Winters

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Nun accused of stealing $128K Gambling addiction blamed for thefts from two parishes

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Last of shuttered Cleveland parishes reopens after winning Vatican appeal

Brazil's `pop-star priest' gets mammoth new stage The not-yet-finished structure will seat 6,000 people and have standing room for 14,000 more, church leaders say. In addition, the grounds outside can hold 80,000 people who could watch Mass on outdoor video screens.

Australia -- Cardinal George Pell says he has lost confidence in the St Johns College council at the University of Sydney and has asked five priest members to resign following continued bad behaviour by students.

Carson City, Nev. -- Nevada judge seeks go-ahead in abortion case A Nevada state judge says he’s got authority to order an abortion for a pregnant 32-year-old mentally disabled woman, even against the will of her Catholic adoptive parents.

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