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Oklahoma delays execution; drug didn't match protocols

...saying a commutation "would give clearer witness to the value and dignity of every person's life." The letter from Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano is dated Sept. 19, but was released Wednesday by the governor's office.A spokesman for Fallin said...
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Vatican observers question clerk's visit with pope

...others are facing," said Rick Garnett, a University of Notre Dame law professor who specializes in religious freedom.Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, referred questions to...
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Yogi Berra remembered at funeral by family, sports royalty

...celebrated remarks."There's no fork in the road to eternal life," Dolan said. "In that respect, it ain't over."Archbishop John J. Myers of Newark gave the final blessing. Dolan shared a word with the family before leaving and hugged Berra's...
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My Turn: Rep. Chenault's leadership proves need for term limits

...Then there's the true modesty of Pope Francis. While the head archbishop in Argentina, he lived in a small apartment in downtown Buenos Aires rather than the Archbishop's Palace. And now in Rome he's chosen to live in a two-room...
Pope extols America's founding ideals scandals to hit a U.S. diocese.The archdiocese has been the target of repeated investigations. In 2011, before Archbishop Charles Chaput came to Philadelphia, a grand jury accused the diocese of keeping on assignment more than three dozen priests...
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Pope Francis arrives, faces polarized country

...of his speeches in his native Spanish."Our presidential candidates have been using immigrants as a wedge issue," Miami Archbishop Thomas Wenski said. "It's our hope that the visit of Pope Francis will change this narrative."Francis' most eagerly...
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SF archbishop jokes about recent DUI arrest

...sacred rites, the new Roman Catholic archbishop of San Francisco assumed office Thursday...his recent drunken driving arrest.Archbishop Salvatore Joseph Cordileone, he delivered his first homily as archbishop.The 56-year-old priest, the second-youngest...
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Team works to restore St. Nicholas Orthodox Church to its former glory

...with a white beard told them they should become Christian."When the men saw an icon of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker, Archbishop of Myra in Lysia, they all recognized him as being the man in their dreams," says a written oral history on the website...
Cross-section of religious life to greet Pope

...the Washington area, will also attend the event."I hope he'll see there's tremendous good in this country," said Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia, in recent remarks about the pope's five-day visit. Chaput will host Francis at the Vatican's...
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Pope speeds up, simplifies process for marriage annulments

...bishops' conferences to wean themselves off the fees entirely.Francis has previously quoted his predecessor as Buenos Aires archbishop as saying half of the marriages that are celebrated are essentially invalid because people enter into them not realizing that...
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