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Vatican’s U.N. nuncio argues for greater protection of human rights

UNITED NATIONS (CNS) — Human rights are best protected through disarmament and weapons nonproliferation, argued Archbishop Celestino Migliore, the Vatican’s apostolic nuncio to the United Nations. “As the human person is the ultimate aim of all public policies, arms regulation, disarmament and nonproliferation must have an interdisciplinary or, more importantly, a human approach,” Archbishop Migliore […]

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Iraqi prelate optimistic Christians will be represented in elections

BEIRUT, Lebanon (CNS) — An Iraqi archbishop expressed optimism that the Iraqi parliament will vote to ensure Christians and other minorities are represented in provincial councils. “Everybody is saying it should be an issue to guarantee the rights of the minorities. The nuncio in Baghdad (Archbishop Francis Chullikatt) played a very strong role, contacting several […]

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Religulous

Rating: O (R) Comedian and TV host Bill Maher attacks spiritual beliefs and religion by traveling the globe interviewing officials and adherents of various faiths — Christian, Jewish, Muslim and Mormon, among them — subjecting all to ridicule. Ignoring both the good done by religious people and institutions and the millions murdered by militantly atheist […]

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Beverly Hills Chihuahua

Rating: A-I (PG) NEW YORK (CNS) — The following are capsule reviews of movies recently reviewed by the Office for Film & Broadcasting of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. A pampered pooch (voice of Drew Barrymore) is kidnapped by a Mexican dog-fighting ring while on a junket in the custody of her doting owner’s […]

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Rock Island Knights plan recognition event Oct. 12

ROCK ISLAND — Judge Thomas L. Kilbride of the Illinois Supreme Court and member of the Knights of Columbus will be the featured speaker at an annual Recognition and Honors Night sponsored by the Allouez Council Knights of Columbus. The dinner and program will take place next Sunday, Oct. 12, at the Rock Island Veterans […]

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Peoria Notre Dame names 2008 Distinguished Alumnus

Margie Wagner of Peoria has been named recipient of Peoria Notre Dame High School’s 2008 Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen Distinguished Alumnus Award. She was recognized at the school’s Homecoming Mass Sept. 26. A 1953 graduate of Academy of Our Lady, one of the schools that would merge to become Peoria Notre Dame, she went on […]

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POST POLL: Does Halloween scare you as a Catholic?

Should Halloween scare us as Catholics? That’s the topic of the current “Post Poll,” which invites readers to share thoughts on matters of Catholic interest. To participate, e-mail us at cathpost@cdop.org with “Post Poll” in the subject line. Feel free to explain what, if anything, concerns you about Halloween, what safeguards or limits you set […]

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St. Mary’s Hospital, Streator, names Fenton president, CEO

Joanne Fenton, a nurse and health care executive with extensive experience in hospital management, has been named president and chief executive officer of St. Mary’s Hospital in Streator. She succeeded Richard Carlson, who had been serving as interim CEO, on Sept. 29. “I am very humbled to be joining St. Mary’s and the Hospital Sisters […]

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‘Every couple should take NFP’

Tim Roder doesn’t mince words when he talks about the benefits of learning natural family planning. “Every couple should take NFP. Every couple should just take it,” said Roder, who is the director of the diocesan Office of Marriage and Family. “Everybody should have a basic knowledge of their fertility.” Couples preparing for marriage in […]

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As wedding nears, Darin and Molly get marriage insurance

Third in a series GENESEO — Darin Ries and Molly McKean aren’t getting married until next month, but they’ve already taken out insurance on their life together. They call it natural family planning. “The thing that almost every NFP teacher will tell you is that studies have shown that this is marriage insurance,” Darin said. […]

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