Archive of November 19, 2003

Jesus still bears the signs of the Passion, Pope says

Nov 19, 2003 - 12:00 am .- Pope John Paul II said that Christ, ever-glorious, "still bears the signs of the passion, which is His true humanity, but now is revealed in the splendor of divinity.  Close to us in suffering and death, Christ attracts us now to Him in glory, blessing us and making us participants in his eternity."

Priests are called to holiness despite struggles, says Cardinal Castrillón

Nov 19, 2003 - 12:00 am .- In the present international situation, Christians have to be in communion with God, said Dario Cardinal Castrillón Hoyos, who inaugurated a series of lectures at the St. John Vianney Seminary in Denver yesterday.

Clergy Condemns Massachusetts Ruling on 'Gay Marriage'

Nov 19, 2003 - 12:00 am .- Massachusetts' Catholic bishops are calling for the reversal of a ruling made by the Supreme Judicial Court yesterday, which overturns a ban on same-sex marriage.

"Jane Roe" travels to Uruguay to help resist legalization of abortion

Nov 19, 2003 - 12:00 am .- The woman used by feminist lawyers who argued in favor of the legalization of abortion on demand in the United States in 1973, is making a visit to Montevideo this week to warn of the harm that abortion will bring to millions of women if legalized in Uruguay.

Bishops of Argentina comment on Free Trade discussions and ask lawmakers for meaningful reflection

Nov 19, 2003 - 12:00 am .- The Bishops Conference of Argentina published today a document on the challenges of the Free Trade Area for the Americas, approved  during their 86th General Assembly which ended last Saturday, offering their input on the debate to the governments of the continent which are considering the establishment of the trade zone.

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