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3-11 is repeated on daily basis in Spain through abortion, pro-lifers say

Mar 25, 2004

Spain “re-lives the effects of 3-11 every day because of abortion, which causes daily the deaths of 200 unborn human... Read more

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Vatican watcher notes “The Passion of the Christ” has rekindled old Biblical debate

Mar 24, 2004

In his weekly online column, Sandro Magister, renowned Vatican watcher of the Italian weekly “L’Espresso,” says in an analysis of... Read more

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96% of gynecologists in Spain refuse to perform abortions

Mar 24, 2004

According to the pro-life group “Provida,” 96% of gynecologists in Spain’s public hospitals refuse to perform abortions. Read more

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Socialists in Spain announce end of religious education, violating Concordat with the Holy See

Mar 22, 2004

The newly elected Spanish government, under the leadership if the Socialist PSOE party, has announced it will immediately strip religious... Read more

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Vatican policy will oppose pulling out of Iraq, expert predicts

Mar 21, 2004

Sandro Magister, religious reporter of the Italian weekly L’Espresso and a noted Vatican analyst, claims in his weekly report that... Read more

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Priest warns religious of dependence on the Internet

Mar 18, 2004

An article in the last issue of the bimonthly “Consecrated Life” warns of the dependence some men or women religious... Read more

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Cardinal Rouco says hope should not be lost because of those “who live to kill”

Mar 18, 2004

In a Mass celebrated at a packed Cathedral de la Almudena, which was attended by Queen Sofía of Spain, Cardinal... Read more

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Moving testimonies from priests who attended to victims of Madrid bombings

Mar 17, 2004

In response to an urgent call for help from Cardinal Antonio Rouco Varela of Madrid, hundreds of priests and religious... Read more

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Jim Caviezel: John Paul II is a mystic

Mar 16, 2004

Speaking to reporters in Rome, Jim Caviezel, who plays Jesus in “The Passion of the Christ,” revealed a few details... Read more

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Catholics practice love of enemy in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bishop says

Mar 16, 2004

The minority Catholic population of Bosnia-Herzegovina has tried to "live according to the Gospel and to practice love of enemy"... Read more

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Spanish Archbishop says “violence will not have the last word”

Mar 16, 2004

Addressing the hundreds of faithful gathered in the Cathedral of Pamplona, Spain, to honor those who lost their lives in... Read more

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Church in Romania requests help from the EU in recovering properties confiscated during Communism

Mar 15, 2004

As Romania prepares to join the European Union (EU), Bishop Virgil Bercea of Oradea, Romania, is asking local authorities to... Read more

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Poles rush to see Gibson's ‘Passion’

Mar 14, 2004

Mel Gibson's “The Passion of the Christ” has hit theaters in Poland and the response has been very favorable, topping... Read more

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Spanish Bishops call for charity and solidarity

Mar 11, 2004

In the wake of yesterday’s terrorist bombings in Madrid, the Spanish Bishops Conference issued a statement condemning terrorism and calling... Read more

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Catholic Church in Russia ‘emerges from the ashes of atheism,’ bishop says

Mar 8, 2004

The Catholic Church in Russia "is going through a phase of rebirth," which is being led by the youth, says... Read more

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Possible papal trip to Switzerland announced

Mar 7, 2004

The Bishops Conference of Switzerland has announced the possibility of a visit by John Paul II to the country to... Read more

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Portuguese Parliament rejects decriminalization of abortion

Mar 7, 2004

With the support of thousands of Portuguese citizens who signed petitions in support of the right to life of the... Read more

Pontifical University announces conference on “The Passion of the Christ” at the Vatican

Mar 4, 2004

Bishop Piero Coda, consulter of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue and professor at the Lateran University, announced that the... Read more

Liturgy becomes corrupt if it is turned into a “show”, warns Cardinal Ratzinger

Mar 3, 2004

In an interview published in the Spanish daily “La Razón,” Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine... Read more

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Another Papal trip to Poland?

Mar 3, 2004

After meeting with Pope John Paul II at the Vatican, the Arcbishop of Warsaw, Cardinal Jozef Glemp, said the Pope... Read more