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Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen

Former New York Bishop, TV Star Fulton J. Sheen Getting Closer To Sainthood

Sixty years ago, New York Bishop Fulton J. Sheen was one of the biggest stars on television. Now, he is one step closer to sainthood as a medical miracle was attributed to him.

03/07/2014

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N.J. Priest Sues After Government Shutdown Halts Catholic Services On Military Bases

A New Jersey priest has filed a lawsuit, after the government shutdown meant Catholic services on U.S. military bases were halted.

11/24/2013

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Connecticut’s ‘Monsignor Meth’ To Plead Guilty

A Roman Catholic priest from Connecticut is expected to plead guilty to one of the charges accusing him of making more than $300,000 selling methamphetamine.

03/26/2013

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Connecticut State Police Investigate Possible Child Porn Discovery

Connecticut state police officers are investigating the discovery of possible child porn at a Roman Catholic church in Waterford.

06/30/2012

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Vatican Advisor: Deny Gov. Cuomo Communion

Is New York Governor Andrew Cuomo eligible to receive Communion? Dr. Edward Peters, American lay canon lawyer and advisor for the Vatican’s highest court, says no.

02/23/2011

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Have Sins To Confess? There’s An App For That!

It’s password protected and church approved. Patrick Leinen, the developer of Confession: A Roman Catholic App, says that, while it doesn’t take the place of visiting a confessional, the app is meant to help Catholics through the process.

02/09/2011

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Brooklyn Honors Mother Teresa With Lighting Ceremony

For the next six nights, Brooklyn Borough Hall will be illuminated in blue and white to honor Mother Teresa on what would have been her 100th birthday.

08/25/2010