The July 2014 archive of Daily News

USCCB officials respond to executive order

Posted by Kyle Eller

The bishop-Chairmen of two USCCB Committees responded with great concern to President Obama’s July 21 executive order to prohibit federal government contractors from what the Administration deems “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” discrimination and to forbid “gender identity” discrimination in the employment of federal employees. The problems the bishops ... Read More »

Archbishop calls slated black mass offensive, horrendous

Posted by Kyle Eller

By Carl Bunderson / Catholic News Agency-EWTN News—Archbishop of Oklahoma City Paul Coakley called a black mass scheduled to take place in the city’s civic center an “obviously horrendous” act meant to offend much of the state’s community.

“There are common standards of decency that civic-minded people uphold that ... Read More »

La. diocese: priest cannot break seal of confession

Posted by Kyle Eller

Catholic News Agency—After the Louisiana Supreme Court ruled that a priest may have to testify about an alleged confession, the Diocese of Baton Rouge said that this demand “assaults” church teaching and is unconstitutional.

“The issue before the District Court, the First Circuit Court of Appeals and the Louisiana ... Read More »

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