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Cardinal Edmund Szoka at the Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament. (WWJ/Marie Osborne)

Clergy, Faithful Pack Detroit Church For Cardinal Edmund Szoka Funeral

Catholic leaders packed a church in Detroit for the funeral of Edmund Szoka, an American cardinal who served as governor and financial administrator of the Vatican.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/26/2014

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Archdiocese Of Detroit Surveys Local Catholics For First Time In 15 Years

For the first time in nearly two decades, the Archdiocese of Detroit is asking local Catholics about parish life and issues facing the church.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2013

Wayne State Professor Uninvited To Speak At Catholic College

A Wayne State professor was scheduled to speak at a Catholic college about gay marriage but then suddenly was asked not to speak.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/30/2013

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Sister Simone Campbell To Speak On Growing Economic Disparity In U.S.

Sister Simone Campbell, who leads the Catholic social justice lobby called NETWORK, says people don’t realize that the average age of those making minimum wage is 28 and many are struggling to feed their children.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/17/2013

Edward Belczak - Pastor of St. Thomas More in Troy.

Troy Church Solicits Donations As ‘Tribute’ To Priest Under FBI Money Probe

Some local parishioners are upset about a Catholic solicitation in honor of a priest who is currently being investigated by the FBI for allegedly stealing over $400,000 from a Troy church.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/22/2013

Edward Belczak - Pastor of St. Thomas More in Troy.

Troy Priest Removed From Duties Amid Money Probe

The archdiocese says it forced the Rev. Edward Belczak to step aside from his duties at St. Thomas More Parish in Troy while police investigate accusations he mishandled at least $429,000 in church money over the past six years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/23/2013

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Opinion: Paul Ryan’s Dish Washing Is As Fake As Romney/Ryan Budget Math

If you want to know what an empty, meaningless political photo opportunity is look at Congressman Paul Ryan’s drop by at a food bank last week in Youngstown, Ohio.

10/16/2012

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Opinion: Nuns Tour To Protest Ryan Budget

A group of Catholic nuns have started a bus tour challenging the Ryan budget plan and its cuts to social programs.

06/21/2012

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Michigan Catholics Sue Over Birth Control Mandate

The Michigan Catholic Conference is suing Obama administration officials over the mandate requiring most employers to cover birth control.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2012

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Fish Fry Helps Sweetest Heart Of Mary Church Thrive

As WWJ’s Kathryn Larson discovered, one Metro Detroit church is bringing the flock back to the fold in record numbers — all thanks to a traditional Lenten meal.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/09/2012

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