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Charlotte Catholic High School: Catholics Students in North Carolina Stand Up to Anti-Gay Nun

Napa Valley, Calif. -- Napa Institute seeks to prepare Catholics for hostile culture -- Among the dozen educational workshops (and evening cigar receptions), a panel of bishops will discuss the new evangelization and Pope Francis. The panel will include Cardinal William Levada; Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco; Archbishop Joseph Kurtz of Louisville, Ky.; and Archbishop Thomas Wenski of Miami. Registration fees for the 2014 event run at $1,700 per person.

Atlanta -- Archbishop Wilton Gregory apologizes for $2.2 million mansion

PREVIEW: A Page One story on the next NCR print issue explores these questions: What is acceptable compensation for a sitting bishop and for a retired bishop? Who determines what's acceptable? That issue goes to the printer today. (You may want to subscribe.)

Phoenix -- Crosiers disclose updated list of religious involved in sexual abuse

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US to deport Indian priest on sex charges. He had served in Minnesota parishes in Blue Earth and Rochester

"Lego leads children to the dark side" -- Priest warns that Lego monster and zombie figurines are tools of the devil (VIDEO)

In Rwanda, Reconciliation Is Hard Won -- On the eve of the 20th anniversary of the genocide, villagers in the countryside struggle to forgive the unforgivable.

Disabled Catholics in Congo underserved by untrained clergy, says priest

Book Review: For the Love of Animals -- Ethicist makes case for animals

United Kingdom -- Green Christians have launched a two-year program to develop a ‘Joy in Enough’ manifesto.


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