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Defrocked Cardinal Theodore McCarrick Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Teenage Boy In 1970s

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Defrocked cardinal Theodore McCarrick is charged with sexually assaulting a teenage boy in the 1970s. Court records show McCarrick faces three counts of assault and battery. According to the Boston Globe newspaper, he’s accused of assaulting a 16-year-old during a wedding reception at Wellesley College in Massachusetts in 1974. The 91-year-old is the highest-ranking Catholic official in the U.S. to face criminal charges for sex abuse. McCarrick was Bishop of Metuchen, Archbishop of Newark and Cardinal of Washington, D.C., until he was defrocked.
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Banning, CArecordgazette.net

Banning boxer has eyes on prize

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Tampa Bay Times

Saint Leo University expands its footprint, buying California school

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Norwood, MAWicked Local

Catholic priest at Norwood church, school accused of fondling 11-year-old

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Youngstown, PAPITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW

Greensburg Central Catholic’s Blahovec commits to Youngstown State

Like a third-and-long pass reception, Joe Blahovec took his one Division I scholarship offer and ran with it. The senior football player from Greensburg Central Catholic verbally committed to Youngstown State on Thursday. The Penguins offered him last month after he turned in a strong performance at their prospect camp.
Health Servicesmerrillfotonews.com

Ascension Wisconsin Spirit Medical Transport adds ICU level ventilators

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Campbell, OHPosted by
Mahoning Matters

Bernard Joseph Jakobowski

FORT THOMAS, Ky. — Bernard Joseph Jakobowski, 93, a lifelong Campbell resident passed away July 22. Bernie was born in Uniontown, Pa., Jan. 16, 1928, the youngest son of Joseph and Helen Preker Jakobowski. Bernie graduated from North Union High School. At the age of 17, he enlisted in the...
Religionthecatholictelegraph.com

July 30: St. Peter Chrysologus

On July 30, the Catholic Church celebrates Saint Peter Chrysologus, a fifth-century Italian bishop known for testifying courageously to Christ’s full humanity and divinity during a period of doctrinal confusion in the Church. The saint’s title, Chrysologus, signifies “golden speech” in Greek. Named as a Doctor of the Church in...
Providence, RIcatholicnewsagency.com

Latin Mass restrictions leave ‘a lot of unanswered questions,’ says Providence bishop

The bishop of Providence says patience and reflection are necessary while bishops study Pope Francis’ motu proprio that restricted traditional liturgies. Bishop Thomas Tobin of Providence told CNA in a phone interview this week that while he had heard rumors of liturgical changes coming from the Vatican, he was surprised when Pope Francis’ letter Traditionis custodes was released on July 16. The document, he says, is “very broad” and leaves “a lot of unanswered questions.”
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