WHILE WE'RE AT IT
- NEWS BRIEFS. // America;11/14/2011, Vol. 205 Issue 15, p8
The article offers news briefs related to catholic church activities including the appeal by bishop Howard J. Hubbard to protect human dignity, call by Catholic bishops in Karnataka, India, to dismiss false cases against Christians and the U.S. Supreme Court decision on memorial crosses.
- Bishops Advise on Humanitarian, Moral Issues. // America;10/26/2009, Vol. 201 Issue 11, p6
The article reports on the advice of Bishop Howard J. Hubbard to the U.S. government to intensify efforts in protecting civilians and dealing with the root causes of terrorism in Afghanistan and Pakistan in 2009. Hubbard encouraged the bishops to collaborate with the government to offer guiding...
- N.Y. bishop seek aid for poor. Lefevere, Patricia; Malcolm, Teresa // National Catholic Reporter;02/06/98, Vol. 34 Issue 14, p9
Reports about a New York State Roman Catholic bishop's call for state legislators to consider the poor when they apportion the benefits of the 1998-99 fiscal improvement. Plans in addressing issues in Medicaid program enrollment; Comments and suggestions of Bishop Howard Hubbard on the issue.
- Truths and Untruths About the Catholic Alliance. // First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Feb1996, Issue 60, p7
Focuses on the Catholic Alliance in the U.S. Possible confusion that the alliance may create among politicians; Views of Bishop Howard Hubbard of Albany, New York on the political agenda of bishops in the country; Statement issued by Pope John Paul II about Christian unity that relates to the...
- St. Albert the Great. // U.S. Catholic;Sep2005, Vol. 70 Issue 9, p11
Reports on the reopening of the Saint Albert the Great Church in Weymouth, Massachusetts, after parishioners staged a sit-in protesting the Boston archdiocese's plan to close it. Estimated number of Boston-area parishes which the archbishop plans to close.
- Is There Room for Compromise? Kohan, Mark // Polish American Journal;Sep2011, Vol. 100 Issue 9, p3
In this article the author stresses that if a bishop has the power in giving a parish thumbs up or down he has also the power to compromise over church property dispute and church closings in the U.S. He argues that the solution is to allow churches to stay open as long as it does not drain in...
- Church organization. Daley, Mike // Catholic Digest;Sep2011, Vol. 75 Issue 10, p94
The article presents information on different structures present in any church organization such as province, archdiocese, and parish. It states that a province is a group of regional dioceses which is headed by archbishop, and archdiocese is the principal diocese which comes under a geographic...
- Publishers afraid to risk infidelity to new catechism. McClory, Robert // National Catholic Reporter;3/21/97, Vol. 33 Issue 20, p3
Discusses the impact of publishers shying away in using substantial quotes in books of an official U.S. bishops' review process. Proposals of Pope John Paul II on The Catechism of the Catholic Church; Results on publication delays; Presentation on the functions of the ad hoc committee on...
- Expert advisers urge bishops to improve accounting. Filteau, Jerry // National Catholic Reporter;3/9/2007, Vol. 43 Issue 19, p20
The article reports on the recommendation of the Accounting Practices Committee that bishops should institute tighter internal controls over finances in their parishes in the U.S. The recommendations included the establishment of clear diocesan policies about conflict of interest and a fraud...