Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/31159/all en Catholic bishops say Obama offer on contraceptive coverage falls short http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/catholic-bishops-say-obama-offer-contraceptive-coverage-falls-s <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, Feb 7 (Reuters) - U.S. Roman Catholic leaders on Thursday said the Obama administration did not go far enough toward their issues in the offer of compromise offered last week over health care coverage of contraceptives for employees of faith-based institutions.</p> <p>"The Feb. 1 notice of proposed rulemaking ... shows some movement by the administration but falls short of addressing U.S. bishops' concerns," the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops said in a statement.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/catholic-bishops-say-obama-offer-contraceptive-coverage-falls-s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Health Labor Law Politics Religion Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee Social Issues Timothy M. Dolan Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Feb 2013 20:15:42 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5749336 at http://www.globalpost.com CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Catholic bishops reject Obama offer on contraceptive coverage http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/corrected-update-1-catholic-bishops-reject-obama-offer-contrace <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Corrects spelling of cardinal's name to Dolan from Donlan throughout)</p> <p>*</p> <p>By David Morgan</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Feb 7 (Reuters) - U.S. Roman Catholic bishops on Thursday rejected the Obama Administration's latest bid for compromise over a hotly disputed health policy that requires employees at religiously affiliated institutions to have access to insurance coverage for contraceptives.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/corrected-update-1-catholic-bishops-reject-obama-offer-contrace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 111th United States Congress Business Health Labor Law Politics Religion Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee Social Issues Timothy M. Dolan Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Feb 2013 16:00:33 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5750244 at http://www.globalpost.com Pope's resignation shows 'great care' for church: US bishops http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130211/popes-resignation-shows-great-care-church-us-bishops <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The US conference of Roman Catholic bishops saluted Pope Benedict XVI's surprise decision to resign as "another sign of his great care for the Church."</p> <p>"We are sad that he will be resigning but grateful for his eight years of selfless leadership as successor of St Peter," said Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York, the president of the conference.</p> <p>The 85-year-old pontiff stunned Catholics Monday by announcing that he would resign at the end of the month, saying that, "due to advanced age," he no longer felt strong enough to lead the church.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130211/popes-resignation-shows-great-care-church-us-bishops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Christianity Health Labor Politics Religion Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee Roman Curia Social Issues AFP Mon, 11 Feb 2013 15:46:20 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5752782 at http://www.globalpost.com US Catholics look for reset in choice of new pope http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130213/us-catholics-look-reset-choice-new-pope <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>US Catholics, split on gay marriage and abortion and shaken by pedophile priest scandals, are hoping for a reset as the Church selects a new pope after Benedict XVI's shock resignation announcement.</p> <p>"Our hope impels us to pray that the College of Cardinals under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit choose a worthy successor to meet the challenges present in today's world," Cardinal Timothy Dolan, who heads the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, said Monday after the historic abdication.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130213/us-catholics-look-reset-choice-new-pope" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Christianity Health Human Interest Labor Religion Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee Roman Curia Social Issues AFP Wed, 13 Feb 2013 10:17:16 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5754203 at http://www.globalpost.com N.Y. cardinal questioned in Milwaukee sex-abuse cases http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130221/ny-cardinal-questioned-milwaukee-sex-abuse-cases <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 20 (Reuters) - New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan, a leading candidate to become pope, was questioned on Wednesday in a legal deposition about cases of alleged sexual abuse by priests while he was the head of the archdiocese of Milwaukee, a church lawyer said.</p> <p>Dolan was deposed in New York for three hours by attorneys representing more than 500 people who claim they were sexually abused by clergy at the Milwaukee archdiocese, which Dolan headed from 2002 to 2009, said Frank LoCoco, an archdiocese attorney.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130221/ny-cardinal-questioned-milwaukee-sex-abuse-cases" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Child sexual abuse Pedophilia Religion Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee Thomson Reuters Thu, 21 Feb 2013 05:30:31 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5761740 at http://www.globalpost.com "Believing without belonging" challenges Catholicism - Dolan http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130301/believing-without-belonging-challenges-catholicism-dolan <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* More people have faith but reject organised religion</p> <p>* Vatican should monitor global religious persecution</p> <p>* Cardinal laughs off talk that he's a possible pope</p> <p>By Tom Heneghan, Religion Editor</p> <p>VATICAN CITY, March 1 (Reuters) - Roman Catholicism faces a serious challenge from the rising number of people who believe in God but no longer see any need for a church, according to New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130301/believing-without-belonging-challenges-catholicism-dolan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Health Labor Religion Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee Roman Curia Social Issues Timothy Dolan Timothy M. Dolan Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Mar 2013 13:00:39 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5770845 at http://www.globalpost.com Little risk of U.S. pope "taking orders" from White House - Obama http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130313/little-risk-us-pope-taking-orders-white-house-obama <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said concerns that an American pope would be too closely tied to the U.S. government are misplaced, pointing out in an interview that the White House and the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops are divided on some main issues.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130313/little-risk-us-pope-taking-orders-white-house-obama" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Environment Health Labor Law Papal conclave Politics Religion Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee Social Issues Timothy M. Dolan Thomson Reuters Wed, 13 Mar 2013 16:31:09 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5782396 at http://www.globalpost.com U.S. bishops to select leaders as Pope urges new focus http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131110/us-bishops-select-leaders-pope-urges-new-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Mary Wisniewski</p> <p>BALTIMORE (Reuters) - U.S. Catholic bishops will choose new leaders at an assembly in Baltimore this week and possibly signal a new direction for the American church under the influence of Pope Francis.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131110/us-bishops-select-leaders-pope-urges-new-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Christianity Health Labor Religion Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee Roman Curia Social Issues Thomson Reuters Sun, 10 Nov 2013 15:06:16 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5985171 at http://www.globalpost.com