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Support for LCWR drives monthly California vigils

Worcester bishop's DUI charges to be dismissed

Bridgeport, Conn. -- Diocese offers buyouts to 60 on staff (That's about half.) "We're in the process of belt-tightening."

About Syria, the editors of Commonweal ask: Time to Intervene?

Long Island Catholics Under Scrutiny for LGBT Support

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The art world: Vatican to sponsor its first pavilion at the Venice Biennale , featuring the Czech photographer Josef Koudelka, the Milan-based multimedia group Studio Azzurro and the artist Lawrence Carroll.

New editorial from New Jersey: Catholic Church suffers another failure by allowing Rev. Fugee access to children

Catholic U. gets $4 million pledge for nursing scholarships

Five new lawsuits allege abuse at Joliet Diocese of the Catholic Church

Boston media bigs slam Cardinal O’Malley over Irish leader boycott

Philppine Elections: What happened to Catholic vote?

Too good to be true? Turning Gold 'Green' — Non-Toxic Method For Mining Gold Developed

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