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New Bedford Priest Removed from Church

The reasons are vague, but the Fall River Diocese says Father Marek Chmurski is still a priest in good standing.

In a written statement, the Diocese says Father Chmurski was removed as the pastor at Saint Lawrence Martyr Parish in New Bedford after Bishop George Coleman heard from several parishioners over the past several months, becoming increasingly concerned over Father Chmurski's ministry

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Providence Catholic Bishop Becomes A Republican

The timing couldn't have been better for the Republican National Committee, meeting in Boston, to hear that Bishop Thomas Tobin, the leader of the Providence Catholic Diocese, has officially left the Democratic Party to become a Republican!

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John Paul II Will Be Named a Saint

Pope John Paul II, who headed the Catholic Church from 1978 through his death in 2005, will soon officially become a saint.

The sainthood was expected for the widely beloved pope, for whom thousands of Catholics chanted "Santo subito" ("Sainthood now”) in St

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President Obama Says Catholic Schools Encourage Divisions

President Obama recently said, during his Ireland trip, that towns will remain divided if Catholics have their schools and others have theirs. Why would he say such a thing about faith based schools?

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Worcester Bishop Robert McManus Arrested For DUI

After a hit and run accident in Rhode Island over the weekend, the Bishop in Worcester is in some trouble for drinking and driving. 

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Should Cardinal Bernard Law Come Back to Boston?

Whether it's true or just a rumor, the new pontiff is said to have had a brief discussion with the former archbishop of Boston, Cardinal Bernard Law.

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Is It Time For Catholic Priests to Marry And Have Families?

With the entire world celebrating the election of Pope Francis I, some Catholics are saying the time has arrived to address the question of whether to change the holy tradition of keeping a priest single all his life.

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The New Pope is Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina

News from Vatican City, the new pope who was chosen is Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio from Argentina, a surprise pick from the Cardinals.

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Vatican Sends Up Black Smoke, Signaling No New Pope

After day one of the Papal Conclave, the Cardinals have sent up black smoke from the Sistine Chapel which means no new pope has been selected yet.

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Cardinals To Begin Pope Selection Process

The names of about 20 cardinals have come up in the media as possible successors to Pope Benedict the 16th.

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