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Did Apollo 11 mission make Orlando’s founding bishop the bishop of moon?

Did Apollo 11 mission make Archbishop William Borders bishop of the moon?

Through crackly transmission, these two eavesdropped on Apollo 11 landing

As astronaut Neil Armstrong took mankind's giant leap onto the surface of the moon 50 years ago, 650 million people watched and listened to the televised broadcast via the Houston Space Center.

Pope issues sanctions against former West Virginia bishop

The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston announced July 19 sanctions from the Vatican -- including taking away the faculties of celebrating Mass -- against a former West Virginia bishop who stepped down last year under a cloud of allegations of sexual and financial misconduct.

Bishop: Italian doctors should get chance to help 5-year-old London girl

Italian medics should be given a chance to help a London girl who British doctors believe should die, a bishop said.

Lay Advisory Board’s second meeting highlights synod, efforts at healing

Dale Lieb stepped away July 17 from his second Lay Advisory Board meeting with Archbishop Bernard Hebda determined to help spread the word about prayer and listening events set to begin this fall in preparation for the 2021 archdiocesan synod.

Bishop urges lawmakers to end ‘stranglehold’ on immigration to U.S.

A Pennsylvania bishop has called on U.S. lawmakers "to please work as hard as you can" on legislation that "releases the unnecessary stranglehold on immigration to the United States that has caused tragic and inhumane consequences."

Mercy sisters honored for efforts to help New Hampshire end death penalty

A group of Mercy sisters has been honored by the New Hampshire Coalition Against the Death Penalty for the key role they played in making New Hampshire the 21st state in the country to abolish the death penalty.

Northern Irish bishops accuse Britain of hijacking bill to allow abortion

Abortion and same-sex marriage will be made legal in Northern Ireland unless self-government in the province is restored within three months.

Pope appoints new Vatican press office director

Pope Francis appointed Matteo Bruni to serve as director of the Vatican press office, replacing Alessandro Gisotti, who had been serving as interim director since Dec. 31.

‘We need a habitat on the moon,’ says former NASA flight director

Upcoming space travel plans need to include living on the moon, similar to scientific habitats in the Arctic and Antarctica, said Gene Kranz, NASA's former flight director.