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    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Consumers want products that are environmentally friendly, and businesses that are not on board are already starting to feel the pinch, said the CEO of the multinational Unilever. Paul Polman, CEO of the company that owns brands ...

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  • Greenbacks and the green economy: Ecology is good business

    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Consumers want products that are environmentally friendly, and businesses that are not on board are already starting to feel the pinch, said the CEO of the multinational Unilever. Paul Polman, CEO of the company that owns brands ...

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  • 'Positio' for Father Peyton's cause now with Vatican congregation

    EASTON, Mass. (CNS) -- Presentation of the "positio," or official position paper, on the life and holiness of Father Patrick Peyton to a Vatican congregation is the latest step in the sainthood cause of the Holy Cross priest. A May 18 statement issued ...

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  • From Cardinal Seán's blog

    Last Thursday (5/7), I celebrated the annual Catholic Schools Foundation Scholars Mass at the cathedral. This year, the scholars and their families almost fill the cathedral. Afterwards we had a reception. It's always very nice to have a chance to meet ...

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  • Spring Celebration raises $1.1m to support Catholic Charities

    BOSTON -- Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Boston raised more than $1.1 million to fund the agency's programs and services that support more than 200,000 people in need throughout Eastern Massachusetts, May 13, at its annual Spring Celebration ...

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  • Judge orders vigilers to leave closed Scituate church

    SCITUATE -- Norfolk County Superior Court judge Edward P. Leibensperger ruled the vitgil at the former parish St. Frances Xavier Cabrini in Scituate an act of trespass, May 14, and gave the former parishioners who have been holding an 11-year vigil 15 ...

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Israel downplays media flurry over Vatican agreement with Palestine


JERUSALEM (CNS) -- Israel is downplaying the recent media flurry over reports the Vatican and Palestinian representatives have finalized the text of a formal agreement recognizing freedom of religion in the "State of Palestine" and outlining the rights and obligations of the Catholic Church, its agencies and its personnel in the territory.

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From Cardinal Seán's blog


Last Thursday (5/7), I celebrated the annual Catholic Schools Foundation Scholars Mass at the cathedral. This year, the scholars and their families almost fill the cathedral. Afterwards we had a reception. It's always very nice to have a chance to meet the students and their families and it is a way of recognizing their commitment and hard work. We are very grateful to all of those who support the Inner-City Scholarship Fund, which provides the scholarship money for these young men and women and that allows us to make Catholic education available to many who otherwise would not be able to afford it.

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Spring Celebration raises $1.1m to support Catholic Charities


BOSTON -- Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Boston raised more than $1.1 million to fund the agency's programs and services that support more than 200,000 people in need throughout Eastern Massachusetts, May 13, at its annual Spring Celebration at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Dorchester.

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Judge orders vigilers to leave closed Scituate church


SCITUATE -- Norfolk County Superior Court judge Edward P. Leibensperger ruled the vitgil at the former parish St. Frances Xavier Cabrini in Scituate an act of trespass, May 14, and gave the former parishioners who have been holding an 11-year vigil 15 days to leave the property.

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