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Lawsuit alleges more abuse by former Georgia priest

SAVANNAH, Ga. - A former Roman Cath olic priest from Savannah has been accused of sexually assaulting...The diocese "would be better off to have no priest rather than an unholy priest," the Rev. Robert Mattingly wrote to Lessard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-21/lawsuit-alleges-more-abuse-fo
Allow same-sex marriage

...discrimination.As ministers, we have the ability to choose which couples to marry and which to refuse. Just as a Catholic priest may choose not to marry someone who has been who has not been baptized, faith leaders always have had the right to refuse to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-05-07/allow-same-sex-marriage
Russian priest feels closer to God in Antarctica

...island.The 38-year-old Russian priest is clad in a loose black robe and...for the lonely building.Russian priests rotate in for yearlong stints, primarily...in Antarctica.A pair of skis the priest uses to explore the island leans against...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-03-06/russian-priest-feels-clo
Preachers try to stay execution

ATLANTA ? Two-dozen or so priests and other ministers delivered 26,000 petitions to Gov. Nathan Deal's office asking him to use his influence to halt tonight's scheduled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-02/preachers-try-stay-execution
The Rev. Jerry Ragan named head of national fraternity of priests

...group of five to seven priests that get together on...on the life of French priest Charles de Foucauld...hoping to encourage other priests to join him, but no...Ragan was ordained a priest in 1979 and has served...fraternity to encourage new priests to join."I'm overwhelmed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-08-08/rev-jerry-ragan-named-he
Norris: Church should employ skills of laity

...addressed in 1 Corinthians 12 is to shift to some form of a collegial style of leadership.If the spiritual leader (pastor, priest, rabbi, imam) is not a workaholic, this spiritual leader will shout for joy for such a shift in responsibility. THE REV...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-05-02/church-should-employ-ski
Priests in South Dakota give part of their pay to abuse victims fund

...stunned when they find out the priests are fasting and giving 5 percent of their income. Priests make about $1,100 a month...counseling abuse survivors or priest abusers. "It's not the...said. "It's their (the priests') effort." The Lazarus...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/14/rel_404647.shtml
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Priests called to sing God's praises

...that all Catholic priests in the Augusta area...during this Year of the Priest, which concludes...myself; and other priests in our area.In this Year of the Priest, we give thanks to...May all Catholic priests come to join us at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2010-01-30/priests-called-s
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Pope leads ceremony to ordain priests

...Pope Benedict XVI ordained a group of new priests Sunday, with many of the men coming from...also the bishop of Rome, and the 21 new priests are attached to the Rome diocese. After...his hands on the head of each of the new priests, who, earlier in the ceremony, had...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/16/rel_453420.shtml
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Diocese of Savannah: 12 children molested by priests since 1950

...children have been sexually abused by six priests over 52 years in the Roman Catholic Diocese...officials did not name any of the abusive priests, which represent less than 1 percent...children reportedly were molested by four priests. The most recent incident was 25 years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/04/met_403323.shtml
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