Raul Castro, Catholic leaders open Cuban seminary
Javier Galeano Cuba’s President Raul Castro attends the opening ceremony of a new Catholic seminary in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday Nov. 3, 2010. Castro joined Archbishop Thomas G. Wenski of Miami and other Roman Catholic leaders to open the national seminary, the first religious construction on the communist-run island in more than a half century.
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Baghdad church siege leaves 52 dead
Attack prompts worldwide condemnation and leaves Iraq’s beleaguered Christian community in despair At sunset yesterday, Raghada al-Wafi walked excitedly to mass with news for the priest who married her a month ago. Tonight, exactly 24 hours later, she returned to the Our Lady of Salvation church – this time carried by her family in a coffin that also contained her unborn child. Today the priest …
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Cuban Catholic Church reveals names of 6 more prisoners Castro’s gov’t has promised to free
Cuba’s Roman Catholic Church on Friday revealed the names of six more political prisoners to be released into exile in Spain under a sweeping agreement with President Raul Castro’s government.
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St. Florian’s Roman Catholic Church of United celebrates 100 years
The celebration begins Sunday during the church’s annual summer festival, which will act as a kickoff for the monumental year although the anniversary was observed on June 10.
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Faithful flock to Santa Fe church
Hundreds of the faithful flocked to Santa Fe Sunday afternoon for a very special Catholic mass at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi. The Archdiocese of Santa Fe celebrated the establishment of the Roman Catholic Church 400 years ago in the city.
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