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Chaput navigating rocky first weeks in embattled Philly archdiocese

Former Denver Archbishop Charles Chaput took the reins in sex-scandal-plagued Philadelphia last week. A sampling of YouTubes posted last week offers a snapshot of his trying first days there, a new Church leader in a place grown deeply distrustful of...

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September 13, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics

Denver Archbishop Chaput: In video game ruling, court ignored lesson of Columbine

Denver Archbishop Charles Chaput has weighed in on the recent Supreme Court decision (pdf) that struck down a law banning the sale or rental of violent video games to minors. His arguments in favor of restricting the availability of...

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July 5, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics

Catholic group drops child programs as civil unions take effect in Illinois

This past spring, debate in Colorado over a same-sex civil unions bill raised questions about citizen equality, child and family protections, religious freedom and anti-gay bigotry. News coming out of Illinois, where a civil unions bill that passed in...

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June 3, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics

Colorado faith leaders urge lawmakers to support civil unions

In advance of a committee hearing scheduled for Monday on state Senator Pat Steadman's civil unions bill, Colorado faith leaders held a press conference at the capitol Thursday expressing support for the bill. Their presence at the capitol was...

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March 4, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Politics

Cardinal O’Malley departs from Archbishop Chaput, welcomes children of gays

Nine months after Hingham Catholic school in Boston rescinded the application of a child of lesbian parents, the Archdiocese there has adopted a new admissions policy that prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation. The new policy comes at the direction...

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January 15, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Education, Politics
As US anti-Muslim sentiment spikes, Chaput decries attacks on Christianity

As US anti-Muslim sentiment spikes, Chaput decries attacks on Christianity

The Park51 Muslim community center and mosque set to be sited in the rough vicinity of ground zero has inspired weeks of vitriol and inspired […]...

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August 27, 2010 Blog, Civil Rights, Politics
Not going away: Top British journalist Hari calls for Pope’s arrest

Not going away: Top British journalist Hari calls for Pope’s arrest

Voicing a line of argument increasingly heard in the media over the last weeks, award-winning British journalist Johann Hari called for the arrest of the […]...

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April 9, 2010 Blog, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
Edmonton archbishop latest to defend Pope; Denver’s Chaput still silent

Edmonton archbishop latest to defend Pope; Denver’s Chaput still silent

Edmonton’s Catholic archbishop held a rare press conference Tuesday to defend Pope Benedict in the wake of the sex abuse and cover-up scandal that has […]...

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March 30, 2010 Blog, Politics
Denver Archdiocese responds not to papal scandal but to ‘media frenzy’

Denver Archdiocese responds not to papal scandal but to ‘media frenzy’

The Archdiocese of Denver has responded to international reports of sexual abuse and cover up by the Catholic Church in three countries by posting a […]...

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March 30, 2010 Blog, Civil Rights, Health, Politics
John Andrews’ strange, clueless ‘Coloradan of the Year’ column

John Andrews’ strange, clueless ‘Coloradan of the Year’ column

Conservative “Backbone Radio” talk show host John Andrews wrote an end-of-the-year Denver Post column Sunday nominating Archbishop Charles Chaput as his Coloradan of the Year. […]...

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December 29, 2009 Blog, Health, Politics

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Between Trump, Kochs and his constituents, Coffman was caught on a vote that never happened

Colorado Republican Mike Coffman said early Friday that he supported the AHCA, the GOP’s plan in the U.S. House to repeal and replace Obamacare. By the afternoon, […]

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