Archdiocese of Detroit

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Catholic Students’ Snack Allegedly Tainted With Marijuana, K2

Authorities say four Catholic middle school students in Detroit got sick after eating a snack that a fellow student may have tainted with marijuana or synthetic marijuana.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/05/2012

Detroiters stand in line for gun buyback program. (WWJ Photo/Florence Walton)

Protest Disrupts Detroit Gun Buyback Effort

WWJ Newsradio 950’s Florence Walton reports gun-toting enthusiasts tried to tempt the people in line by offering them more money not to turn in their weapons.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/30/2012

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Archdiocese Of Detroit To Hold Gun Buyback Program

In an effort to combat violence in Detroit, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit is teaming up with police to take dangerous weapons off the street through a no-questions-asked gun buyback program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/22/2012

St. Donald's Church in Roseville. (WWJ: Beth Fisher)

Archbishop: 2 Parishes To Close By End Of 2012

The leader of 1.3 million Roman Catholics in southeastern Michigan says the archdiocese will have fewer parishes by year’s end through a mixture of mergers and closures made necessary by population shifts and a shortage of priests.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/20/2012

St. Maurice Church in Livonia. (WWJ: Beth Fisher)

Details Emerging Ahead Of Church Closings Announcement

Fewer priests and parishioners in metro Detroit churches are leading to church closings and mergers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/20/2012

St. Donald's Church in Roseville. (WWJ: Beth Fisher)

Archdiocese Will Announce Closing Or Merging Of Some Parishes

Metro Detroit Catholics are bracing for church closures and mergers as there are fewer priests and parishioners.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/19/2012

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Archbishop To Discuss Parish Closing Plan

The leader of 1.3 million Roman Catholics in southeast Michigan says he’ll announce Monday the results of a review of a proposal to merge or close dozens of parishes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/16/2012

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Local Catholic Churches To Close, Consolidate

A shortage of priests and funds has lead the Archdiocese to move forward with a plan to consolidate some Catholic churches in Metro Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/29/2011

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Archdiocese Of Detroit Launches Fundraising Campaign

The Archdiocese of Detroit has kicked off a fundraiser with a lofty goal — to raise $135 million in five years

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/06/2011

Cardinal Edmund Szoka

Cardinal Edmund Szoka Celebrates 40 Years As Bishop

Cardinal Edmund Szoka, who ran the Archdiocese of Detroit between 1981 and 1990, celebrates 40 years as a bishop Thursday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/11/2011

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