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Cultural Diversity: Prayer changes things
Wed, Nov 6th 2013 09:00 am
November is Black Catholic History Month, as named by the National Black Catholic Clergy Caucus. This year the diocesan African and African-American Commissions of the Office of Cultural Diversity kicked off the celebration with a Revival that took place at St. Martin de Porres in October.
"Today is born our Savior, Christ the Lord"
Tue, Dec 25th 2012 03:35 pm
Bishop Malone's Christmas message:
Bishop Malone: Need to be informed, active participants in politics
Fri, Nov 2nd 2012 03:00 pm
Soon we will go to the polls to cast our votes for the president and vice president of the United States, congressional representatives, and state and local officials. When exercising our voting rights, we are not only acting as good citizens. We are also putting our faith into concrete action. Catholics, by virtue of our baptism, are called to be salt to the earth and light to the world. We must not hide our light under a bushel basket, but rather courageously defend our moral principles and promote human dignity and the common good in the public square.
HHS mandate's coercive nature is fact, not opinion
Sat, Oct 27th 2012 02:00 pm
During the Oct. 11 debate, Vice President Joseph Biden looked into the camera and emphatically said: "With regard to the assault on the Catholic Church, let me make it absolutely clear. No religious institution — Catholic or otherwise, including Catholic social services, Georgetown hospital, Mercy hospital, any hospital — none has to either refer contraception, none has to pay for contraception, none has to be a vehicle to get contraception in any insurance policy they provide. That is a fact. That is a fact."
Bishop Kmiec: This is the day the Lord has made
Sun, Apr 8th 2012 11:00 am
With our Lenten journey near its conclusion, we turn our focus from fasting, abstinence and almsgiving, to Christ's suffering on the cross for us, His resurrection and the promise of eternal life.
Rallying for religious freedom
Fri, Mar 23rd 2012 11:10 am
Bishop Kmiec's statement for the Rally for Religious Freedom in downtown Buffalo:
Journey to the foot of the Cross
Tue, Feb 21st 2012 10:00 am
Bishop David L. Ricken of Green Bay, Wisconsin, chairman of the Committee on Evangelization and Catechesis of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), offers "10 Things to Remember for Lent" as the Church prepares to begin the season with Ash Wednesday on February 22:
Six more things everyone should know about the HHS mandate
Wed, Feb 15th 2012 03:35 pm
1. The rule that created the uproar has not changed at all, but was finalized as is. Friday evening, after a day of touting meaningful changes in the mandate, HHS issued a regulation finalizing the rule first issued in August 2011, "without change." So religious employers dedicated to serving people of other faiths are still not exempt as "religious employers." Indeed, the rule describes them as "non-exempt."