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Kansas City archdiocese breaks ties with Girl Scouts

Kansas City, Kan., May 5, 2017 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas announced this week a halt to their involvement with Girl Scouts USA, and an eventual transfer of their support to alternative scouting programs. “With the promotion by Girl Scouts […]

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No, we didn’t hide money, Minnesota archdiocese says of abuse settlement

St. Paul, Minn., May 25, 2016 / 04:38 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis says his archdiocese has followed the law in its bankruptcy process, responding to claims by abuse victims that some assets were not made public. “The Archdiocese of Saint Paul […]

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Archdiocese: news reports distorted Newark archbishop’s efforts to guide priests

Newark, N.J., Oct 17, 2015 / 04:09 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A memo from the Archbishop of Newark to his priests on the reception of the Eucharist aimed to provide guidance amid the challenges of modern life, but was “taken wildly out of context” in media reports. James […]

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Minnesota archdiocese to cooperate amid charges of mishandling abuse allegations

Minneapolis, Minn., Jun 5, 2015 / 05:35 pm (CNA).- The Minneapolis-St. Paul archdiocese has pledged cooperation amid charges of mishandling allegations against a former priest of sexual misconduct involving children. “We deeply regret the abuse that was suffered by the victims of Curtis Wehmeyer and are grieved […]

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Anti-Cordileone ad misrepresents Catholicism, archdiocese says

San Francisco, Calif., Apr 17, 2015 / 04:13 am (CNA).- A group of Catholics promoting a full-page advertisement asking Pope Francis to remove Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone don’t represent San Francisco Catholics and misrepresent the facts, the archdiocese has said. “The advertisement is a misrepresentation of Catholic teaching, […]

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Controversial or consistent? San Fran archdiocese weighs in on teacher rules

San Francisco, Calif., Feb 4, 2015 / 05:06 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Archdiocese of San Francisco says that far from being condemnatory, the morality clauses in its new teacher handbook are meant to help Catholic educators understand the richness and coherence of Church teaching – and follow […]

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Philly archdiocese says Pope’s US schedule yet to be finalized

Philadelphia, Pa., Jan 19, 2015 / 11:29 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Archdiocese of Philadelphia director of communications Kenneth Gavin clarified that Pope Francis' official schedule during his trip to the U.S. in September has yet to be finalized. "We are overjoyed that Pope Francis will be with us […]

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Karachi archdiocese launches Pakistan’s premiere Catholic web radio station

Karachi, Pakistan, Dec 9, 2014 / 02:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Archdiocese of Karachi last month launched Pakistan's first Catholic radio station online, focused on the spirit of the new evangelization and aimed at spreading faith in the country. Archbishop Joseph Coutts voiced hope that “the radio […]

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Pakistani archdiocese rejoices over return of a school from government

Lahore, Pakistan, Nov 11, 2014 / 02:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholics in Lahore, the capital of Pakistan's Punjab province, are rejoicing over their government's recent decision to return a more than century-old school to the archdiocese. “Thanks be to God our Father who is loving and all-compassionate […]

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Chicago archdiocese releases documents on older sex abuse cases

Chicago, Ill., Nov 7, 2014 / 02:24 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Archdiocese of Chicago released new documents involving 36 priests with substantiated allegations of sexual misconduct involving minors with most of the instances occurring prior to 1988. Issued on Nov. 6, the documents are in addition to […]

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