Monthly Archives: December 2010

“Contain this within the community”

Some of the readers of this blog are of the opinion that while excellent work is being done these type of issues should be contained within the community. We, wish to inform you that before any issue is put in … Continue reading

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Ousted deacon resurfaces here.Two other bishops rejected him.

Ousted deacon resurfaces here Two other bishops rejected him In 2007, one diocese refused to ordain him Two clerics he supervised were sued for abuse The group he headed also faced financial allegations It may cost church “several million dollars,” … Continue reading

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Vatican creates financial watchdog amid bank probe

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican on Thursday created a financial watchdog agency and issued new laws to fight money laundering and terrorist financing in a major effort to shed its image as a tax haven that for years has … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI and Tom Doyle on the crisis

by John L Allen Jr on Dec. 24, 2010 All Things Catholic of National Catholic Reporter By any objective standard, the sexual abuse crisis would have to rank as the top Vatican story of 2010. Though the crisis has been … Continue reading

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Fr. Federico Lombardi, a year in review

Five overseas trips, four pastoral visits in Italy, an Apostolic Exhortation, a consistory, 45 general audiences, a book-interview. These are just some of the event’s that marked 2010 for Pope Benedict XVI. Twelve intense months, not without difficult times. A … Continue reading

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British legal system protecting rights of minorities over Christians – bishop

The Rt Rev Michael Scott-Joynt told the BBC’s World This Weekend there was an “imbalance” in the legal system with regards to the freedom of Christians and people of other faiths pursuing the calling of their faith in public life. … Continue reading

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Pope faces more protests on his visit to Germany next year

The Pope will be paying a “state visit” to Germany next September, which means he’ll be leaching off the taxpayer again on the basis that he is a “head of state” and only the “head of a religion” when it … Continue reading

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