Boston Archdiocese to lose 65 parishes by year's end because of financial problems

...archdiocese, closing parish after parish, school after school...country have been closing parishes as the Catholic population...announcement of the closing of a parish evokes," the archbishop...there is not." The parishes will not close immediately...

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Parishes in Oregon battle to keep assets held by bankrupt archdiocese

...and the purposes of the parishes and that those are distinct...He said that while parishes do not have separate...for abuse victims say parish assets should be available...that, in addition to parish real estate and cash...New York City, said parishes and church schools are...

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Who were the Buggs buried in Pendleton King Park?

...Augusta family. In 1768, Sher wood, Edmund, Ruth and John William Bugg moved from Fluvanna County, Va., to St. Paul's Parish, Ga. The Index to the Headright and Bounty Grants of Georgia 1756-1909 lists the numerous grants given to each of the Bugg...

Women's baseball makes history with debut at Pan Am Games

...one day we can get to where people don't correct us."Hudek will be a freshman this year on the men's team at Bossier Parish Community College in Louisiana."This is going to be a new atmosphere and it's definitely a little nerve-wracking...

Pray for the persecuted

...Christians at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 18. All other Catholic parishes in the Augusta area are participating. The homilist will be the Rev. Ezzat Bathouche, a native Syrian serving parishes in Illinois and Indiana, whose family faces persecution...

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Two Washington state parishes are the latest to quit Episcopal Church SEATTLE - Two Washington state parishes severed ties with the Episcopal Church...Network of Anglican Communion Dioceses and Parishes met in Providence, R.I. The group...

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Faith digest

...missionaries to Africa will speak during weekend Masses at Augusta parishes. The Revs. John McLaughlin and Karl Langsdorf are members...Disturbance" will be offered during weekend liturgies in Catholic parishes throughout the Diocese of Savannah, including Augusta, at...

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Thousands are dying for their faith worldwide

...will be the Rev. Ezzat Bathouche, a native Syrian serving parishes in Illinois and Indiana whose family faces persecution in his...he feels it is his duty as pastor to inform members of his parish about what is happening, because it seems the media is not...

China's campaign to remove crosses alarms Christians

...possibility that Christians might rival in size the 85 million members of the ruling Communist Party. The religion's tight-knit parishes, proclivity for civil society, and loyalty to God have made the ruling party edgy about its own rule.Last August, Beijing...

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Breakaway Episcopal parishes spark international dispute between...bishops has broken out over two breakaway parishes in California. In a strongly worded...priests at the conservative breakaway parishes to cease all ministry and said they...

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