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“Pro-Life” demands Supreme Court remove abortifacients from family planning programs in Mexico

Feb 1, 2004

The director of the Mexican organization “Pro-Life,” Rocío Gálvez de Lara, has submitted a formal petition to the Supreme Court... Read more

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Bishops ask Guatemalans for commitment to faith and to life

Feb 1, 2004

At the conclusion of their General Assembly, the Guatemalan Bishops Conference asked the country’s Catholics to commit themselves to putting... Read more

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Mexican bishops “will not let their guard down” concerning abortion pill

Jan 29, 2004

The Mexican Bishops Conference will continue to inform the faithful about the abortifacient effects of the morning after pill despite... Read more

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Church in Mexico warns of excommunication for use of "morning after pill"

Jan 27, 2004

The president of the Health Care Ministry of the Archdiocese of Mexico City, Fr. Jorge Palencia, is warning that people... Read more

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Oswaldo Payá asks Patriarch Bartholomew to support peaceful dissidence in Cuba

Jan 26, 2004

In a letter sent to the Orthodox Archbishop of New York, Demetrios, Oswaldo Payá Sardiñas of the Christian Liberation Movement... Read more

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Energetic statement by Mexican bishops against "morning after pill"

Jan 26, 2004

The Mexican Bishops Conference’s Family Ministry Committee has released a statement strongly rejecting the government’s decision to include so-called “emergency... Read more

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Cardinal López Trujillo announces new document that will address so-called “safe sex”

Jan 22, 2004

In comments made to Columbian media outlets, Cardinal Alfonso López Trujillo, President of the Pontifical Council for the Family, reiterated... Read more

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Argentinean Cardinal exhorts young people “broaden their horizons” 

Jan 22, 2004

During a Mass celebrated Wednesday at St. Agnes Parish in Buenos Aires, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, Archbishop of the Argentinean... Read more

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Argentinean Bishop says “magnifying glass” necessary to find good politicians

Jan 21, 2004

Bishop Joaquín Piña of Puerto Iguazú, Argentina, is encouraging the faithful to trust that there are good politicians out there,... Read more

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HLI calls on Argentinean President to withdraw pro-abortion Supreme Court nomination

Jan 21, 2004

In an open letter addressed to Argentinean President Néstor Kirchner, Fr. Thomas J. Euteneuer and Dr. Ignacion Barreiro, President and... Read more

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Thousands of crosses commemorate victims of repression in Cuba 

Jan 19, 2004

Next February 20-23, volunteers from various countries will be placing more than 10,000 white crosses, each inscribed with a name... Read more

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Undocumented are not commerce, says Archdiocese of Mexico

Jan 19, 2004

In the latest edition of its weekly newspaper, the Archdiocese of Mexico City denounced what it calls the commerce mentality... Read more

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Mexican bishops pleased with exoneration of Cardinal Sandoval

Jan 18, 2004

The bishops of Mexico have expressed to President Vicente Fox their satisfaction with the decision by the Attorney General to... Read more

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To allow abortion is to give a green light to murder, says Venezuelan bishop

Jan 15, 2004

Archbishop Jorge Urosa Savino of Valencia, Venezuela, is warning that the proposed reform of the country’s penal code which will... Read more

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Salvadoran Archbishop calls for respect in presidential campaign

Jan 15, 2004

In statements to members of the local media, Archbishop Fernando Sáenz Lacalle of San Salvador, El Salvador, called for respect... Read more

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Catholic Charities in Chile to take up national collection for Iranians

Jan 14, 2004

Catholic Charities in Chile will launch this Sunday a national collection in all the parishes of the country in benefit... Read more

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Archbishop warns of “crusade against the faith” by atheists in Argentina

Jan 14, 2004

Archbishop Domingo Castagna of Corrientes, Argentina, is warning that militant atheism “has theoretically and practically infected a growing number of... Read more

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Chile needs laws which favor the family and not divorce, says Bishop

Jan 13, 2004

Bishop Héctor Vargas Bastidas of Arica, Chile, says the country needs laws favoring the family and not divorce. Read more

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Venezuelan Cardinal calls for country built on “true freedom and democracy.”

Jan 12, 2004

Venezuelan Cardinal Rosalío Castillo Lara is calling on his fellow countrymen to build a country upon “true freedom and democracy,”... Read more

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Bishop denounces dropping of leaflets by drug traffickers in Colombia

Jan 12, 2004

Bishop Luis Madrid Merlano of Cartago, Colombia, is denouncing the dropping of leaflets in his diocese which include threats to... Read more