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With limited resources Church Cuba provides health care to thousands

May 10, 2004

Despite growing material needs, the Cuban Bishops Conference has reported that the Church in Cuba will redouble its various social... Read more

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Archbishop reminds mothers that children are always a gift from God

May 10, 2004

Marking the celebration of Mother’s Day, Archbishop Roberto Gonzalez of San Juan Puerto Rico, reminded mothers that “a baby is... Read more

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Bishops to support mayors who refuse to distribute abortion pill

May 10, 2004

Several bishops in Chile have announced their firm support for the right of mayors to refuse to distribute the morning... Read more

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Colombian bishops mediating to end oil workers strike

May 9, 2004

This weekend the Colombian Bishops Conference began mediating between oil workers of the state-run Ecopetrol, and political leaders and experts... Read more

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Doctors dispute abortion statistics in Argentina

May 9, 2004

The Medical and Biological Ethics Society of Argentina both dismissed statements by Mabel Blanco, a feminist leader, who said that... Read more

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Chilean bishop: In matters of the defense of life, government must respect “essential morality”

May 6, 2004

Bishop Juan Ignacio González of San Bernardo, Chile, said this week the defense of life from the moment of conception... Read more

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Church in Venezuela creates office of assistance for victims of human rights violations

May 4, 2004

Archbishop Roberto Lucker of Coro, Venezuela, said this week the Church in that country will assume a relevant role in... Read more

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Health minister in Chile to require pro-life mayors to distribute abortion pill

May 4, 2004

The Minister of Health in Chile, Pedro Garcia, is threatening mayors with sanctions if they refuse to distribute the morning... Read more

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Cardinal Rivera questions “tolerance” of human cloning in Mexico

May 3, 2004

At the conclusion of Sunday Mass in the Archdiocesan Cathedral this past Sunday, Cardinal Norberto Rivero of Mexico City, expressed... Read more

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Cardinal Cipriani calls on Peruvians not to trade truth for peace

May 3, 2004

Cardinal Juan Luis Cipriani of Lima is calling on Peruvians to reflect upon the recent acts of violence in southeastern... Read more

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Colombian Cardinal asks employers to respect dignity of the their employees

May 2, 2004

In his message for Labor Day (celebrated in many parts of the world on May 1, the feast of St.... Read more

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Cardinal Terrazas calls for dialogue in resolve tensions in Bolivia

May 2, 2004

Cardinal Julio Terrazas, Archbishop of Santa Cruz, Bolivia, is calling on his countrymen to establish “reasonable dialogue” with the government... Read more

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Priest proposes chapel for street children in Rio

Apr 29, 2004

Because of the resentment people bear toward street children, it is almost impossible for them to enter and use chapels... Read more

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“Eucharistic Expo” to be part of International Eucharistic Congress in Guadalajara

Apr 28, 2004

As a part of the activities of the 2004 International Eucharistic Congress, the Archdiocese of Guadalajara will organize a “Eucharistic... Read more

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Archbishop Porras: International community is concerned about Venezuela

Apr 28, 2004

Speaking from Spain, where he is participating in a conference in Santiago de Compostela, Arcbishsop Baltazar Porras, President of the... Read more

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Prelate attempts to bring calm to southeastern Peru

Apr 27, 2004

Msgr. Elio Perez, Prelate of the Vicariate of Juli, Peru, has traveled to the country’s southeastern area on the border... Read more

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Archbishop denounces legislature’s initiative to sterilize poor Argentineans

Apr 27, 2004

The Archbishop of La Plata, Héctor Aguer, denounced an initiative from the Legislature of Buenos Aires to promote the surgical... Read more

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In spite of problems Mexico pushes forward, says Cardinal

Apr 26, 2004

At the conclusion of Sunday Mass, Cardinal Norberto Rivera of Mexico City said that despite the problems and the scandals,... Read more

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Venezuelan Archbishop calls for new efforts to help those in need

Apr 26, 2004

During a deaconate ordination ceremony in the Cathedral of Valencia, Archbishop Jorge Urosa of the same diocese underscored the need... Read more

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Bishop calls Argentinean priests to examination of conscience on issues related to Eucharist

Apr 25, 2004

During the presentation of the new Vatican document on the celebration of the Eucharist, Redemptionis Sacramentum, Bishop Antonio Baseotto of... Read more