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The fourth Bishop of the Raleigh diocese dies
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Mon, 08/12/2013 - 10:41pm.

video Bishop Emeritus F. Joseph Gossman, the fourth Bishop of the Raleigh diocese, died Monday at the age of 83.

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Wilmington Latinos celebrate new pope
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Sun, 03/17/2013 - 4:37pm.

videoCatholics worldwide celebrated the election of Pope Francis Wednesday. Today at St. Mary Catholic Church in Wilmington, Spanish speakers were thrilled that the newly-elected pope is Latin American.

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Argentine Jorge Bergoglio elected Pope Francis
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 03/13/2013 - 2:33pm.

videoArgentine Jorge Bergoglio has been elected pope, the first ever from the Americas and the first from outside Europe in more than a millennium. He chose the name Pope Francis.

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Raleigh Bishop: Pope Benedict led Catholic church beautifully
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Mon, 02/11/2013 - 6:48pm.

video For about one billion Catholics around the world, the news of Pope Benedict XVI resigning came as a big surprise. The same was true for the Catholic Diocese in Raleigh. "I was absolutely stunned and surprised. There were no indicators I saw," Bishop Michael Burbidge said.

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NC Catholics say play insults the Virgin Mary
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Fri, 02/03/2012 - 7:46am.

Charlotte Roman Catholics led by Bishop Peter Jugis are protesting the production of a play they say is insulting to the Virgin Mary.

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FIRST ON 3: Raleigh diocese says Wilmington-born priest's worthy of sainthood
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Thu, 01/19/2012 - 11:13pm.

video A Wilmington-born priest may be declared a saint in the coming years. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Raleigh recently announced it will begin the process to canonize Father Thomas Price. But what does it take to be acknowledged as a saint?

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Former NC minister sentenced in child porn case
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Fri, 08/05/2011 - 6:11am.

A former pastor of a Catholic church in Asheville has pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice because he deleted pornographic images of children from the home computer of the parish music minister.

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Priest says John Paul II's beatification a morale booster for Catholics
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Fri, 01/14/2011 - 5:39pm.

Catholics from all over the world are expected to attend a ceremony in May beatifying Pope John Paul II. We caught up with one Catholic pastor in our area and asked him what this means for the religion.

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