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Catholic stuents travel to Rome

June 19, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Eight Shanley High School seniors will leave today with about 80 other students from North Dakota’s four Catholic high schools, including students from Trinity High School in Dickinson, for a two-week trip to Italy that includes two visits with the pope. Continue Reading

Local Catholic leaders praise Aquila

May 29, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

When he exits the Fargo diocese to head up the Denver archdiocese, Samuel Aquila will leave behind many admirers here, both for his spiritual leadership and his administrative skills. Continue Reading

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Pope names Fargo’s Aquila as the archbishop for Denver

May 29, 2012 in WDAY

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) – There is a new Arch-Bishop in Denver, and he is Fargo’s own Bishop Samuel Aquila. Continue Reading

Aquila fears Catholic censorship

October 15, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

While in Rome, bishop of Fargo diocese says U.S. Catholics’ religious freedom under firePartly because they come in the middle of a current political fight on these issues, Bishop Samuel Aquila’s comments seem sure to heighten his public profile. For several years, he has been cited by church watchers as one of the more significant of the 300 U.S. bishops. Continue Reading

North Dakota bishops issue list of groups Catholics shouldn’t support

March 16, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Bishop Samuel Aquila of the Fargo diocese and Bishop Paul Zipfel of the Bismarck diocese released a joint document warning Catholics against giving to or working with the March of Dimes, UNICEF, Susan G. Komen for the Cure or Crop Walk because they say the groups have supported abortion rights, contraception or stem-cell research. Continue Reading

Bishop Aquila says he didn’t expect Fargo Diocese changes to be ‘slam dunk’

February 18, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Bishop Samuel Aquila said Thursday evening that the emotional response to his proposals to redefine boundaries within the Fargo Diocese was to be expected. Continue Reading

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Aquila clarifies pope’s take on condoms

November 22, 2010 in INFORUM

Fargo Catholic Diocese Bishop Samuel Aquila says the pope’s recent comments related to condom use do not indicate a shift away from the church’s general teaching against the use of condoms or contraceptives. Continue Reading

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Fargo women’s clinic abortion doctor won’t be charged

November 16, 2010 in INFORUM

The Cass County state’s attorney has declined to bring criminal charges against a doctor at the Red River Women’s Clinic who performed abortions with a temporarily expired state medical license. Continue Reading