Patrick Kennedy Denied Holy Communion by Catholic Church …

Monday, 23. November 2009

Rhode Island Rep. Patrick Kennedy is banned from receiving the sacrament of Holy Communion by the Catholic Church in his home state of Rhode Island.

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D.C. vs. the Catholic Church: A Faith-Based Train Wreck …

Thursday, 19. November 2009

The current kerfuffle between the city council in Washington, DC, and the local Catholic archdiocese may be a worst-case lesson about what can happe.

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Bishops Try to Reassert Control of a Restive Flock — Politics Daily

Tuesday, 17. November 2009

BALTIMORE — The leader of the Catholic hierarchy in the United States on Monday launched a new effort to rein in Catholic debates and dissidents.

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The Bishops are Back, For Now, Thanks to the Party and President …

Sunday, 15. November 2009

When the nation’s 300 or more Catholic bishops gather for each November for their annual fall meeting, there’s always a hearty show of clerical camara.

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Roman Polanski: What if He Were 'Father Polanski'? — Politics Daily

Tuesday, 29. September 2009

Perhaps my sensitivity to the Roman Polanksi fiasco can be traced to having covered the clerical sexual abuse scandals in the Catholic Church for so.

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FiveThirtyEight: Politics Done Right: Party Politics in Germany

Sunday, 27. September 2009

Noted for its heavily Catholic and relatively conservative political culture, Bavaria has elected the CSU, which supports essentially the same party platform as the CDU, in nearly every major vote since 1957. …

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