Mar 4, 2004 - 12:00 am .- In an interview published in the Spanish daily “La Razón,” Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, warned of the danger of transforming the liturgy into a “show” and altering it according to one’s whim. “When we do this we corrupt it,” said Ratzinger.
Mar 4, 2004 - 12:00 am .- After meeting with Pope John Paul II at the Vatican, the Arcbishop of Warsaw, Cardinal Jozef Glemp, said the Pope might visit Poland next year.
Mar 4, 2004 - 12:00 am .- In light of some 25 same-sex marriages performed by municipal officials, New York's attorney general affirmed yesterday that current state law prohibits same-sex marriage and that mayors should not preside over them.
Mar 4, 2004 - 12:00 am .- Mel Gibson’s “The Passion of the Christ” is what today’s generation of youth needs to understand Christ’s message, said the assistant director of Arlington’s diocesan Youth Office.
Mar 4, 2004 - 12:00 am .- Archbishop Sean P. O'Malley of Boston celebrated a mass of reconciliation at St. Mary’s church last weekend. The parish, which was strongly hit by the sex-abuse scandal, was one of the archbishop’s first stops in his parish tour of the archdiocese.
Mar 4, 2004 - 12:00 am .- The Bishops of Costa Rica called on supporters and critics of the free trade agreement between that country and the United Sates to work together to inform the public on the issue without bias and politicization.