Catholic Pulse

PHILADELPHIA — More than 1,000 people gathered in Philadelphia May 10 to demonstrate against recent social media videos of a Pennsylvania lawmaker berating people for praying outside of an abortion clinic. The “Pro-Life Rally Against Bullying” took place in front of the Planned Parenthood facility in downtown Philadelphia where the week [...]
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Of all the designer clothes, quirky conversation pieces and valuable antiques that have rotated through the thrift shop, Archangel Attic, maybe the greatest treasure to come from this modest Anchorage shop is the $1 million it has made for Lumen Christi High School in Anchorage. Store manager Mary [...]
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ANN ARBOR, Michigan — Jesuit Father Richard D'Souza finds halos mesmerizing. Galactic halos, that is. Not the angelic variety. It's enthralling to the Vatican Observatory astronomer that those halos of stars that have fallen into one galaxy from another during collisions and mergers can provide clues to a galaxy's multibillion-year history. D'Souza, a [...]
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Online child sexual abuse is a booming international business and religious congregations holding stocks in major telecom firms are stepping up their advocacy to thwart it. Led by Christian Brothers Investment Services, the effort involves a widening campaign designed to push leading U.S. telecoms to take strong action [...]
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LEXINGTON, Kentucky — A federal appellate panel has ordered a new trial and reversed a couple's drug convictions partly because a prosecutor cited their beliefs in a religious figure regarded as the patron saint of drug dealers and as the angel of the poor. According to the Courier Journal , an [...]
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