Court rejects appeal of rancher convicted in 2005 murder of US-born nun
A court in the state of Para rejected an appeal by rancher Regivaldo Galvao, convicted of being one of the masterminds behind the February 2005 assassination of U.S.-born Sister Dorothy Stang.
Raleigh Diocese plans new 2,000-seat cathedral on 39-acre campus
A new 2,000-seat cathedral is the centerpiece of a 39-acre campus being planned by officials of the Diocese of Raleigh. Bishop Michael F. Burbidge said Sept. 7 that the project, estimated to cost between $75 million and $90 million, will include a two-story gathering hall and a three-story parking facility that will be built partially underground on land owned by the diocese, three miles west of downtown Raleigh.