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This week's poll – Which picture of Jesus do you like the best?

This week's poll – Which picture of Jesus do you like the best?

There are a lot of images of Jesus.  In this week's poll, we've selected a few of them and ask which one you like the best. Our poll will remain open until the morning of Sunday, August 23, 2012.  Although ...

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Wisconsin bishops don't want you bringing your gun to Mass

Wisconsin bishops don't want you bringing your gun to Mass

The Bible might condone weapons, but the Catholic Church doesn't. At least, not in church: "When a strong man, fully armed, guards his house, his possessions are safe." - Luke 11:21 Today a law signed by Governor Scott Walker (R) ...

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As many as 20 Catholic churches in Illinois could close due to priest shortages, population changes

As many as 20 Catholic churches in Illinois could close due to priest shortages, population changes

Catholics in rural southern Illinois and could see their parishes closed in 2013. The Catholic Diocese of Belleville is considering closing up to 20 of its 121 parishes.  There are two reasons:  the loss of population in some of the 28 ...

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Churches Legally Trounce Shopping and Retail Freedom

Germany's highest court sided with Protestant and Catholic Churches in  overturning Berlin's 2006 shopping laws. Beginning in 2010, shops will no longer be allowed to open four Sundays in a row before Christmas during the Advent season, a religious time ...

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Suspected Criminal Made False Claims to Catholic Priesthood

A man arrested in Lauderdale County, Mississippi, for computer luring of a minor allegedly made false claims that he is a Catholic priest. Father Frank Cosgrove of Meridian's Catholic community said the claim especially concerned him. Cosgrove wanted to stress ...

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Scammer Preys on Churches Across the Country

Police are looking for a 33-year-old man accused of scamming churches across the country. Alan Farha scammed $300 or $400 from an orthodox church in South Bend, posing as a poor and honorable young man who needed help to get ...

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A Catholic Church Sees an Increase in Membership

In the D.C. area, attendance is up at Catholic churches because, according to the archdiocese, the number of Catholics is increasing. Much of this has to do with immigration and/or religious searching during a touch economic climate. For Catholics, this ...

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50 Catholic Churches Closing in Ohio

WKYC reports that more than  50 churches in the Diocese of Cleveland were   informed Saturday that their churches would be closing or merging as part of a Diocese-wide consolidation and reconfiguration. Last updated: Sunday, March 15, 2009

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