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Preparations underway for World Congress on Consecrated Life in Rome

Nov 16, 2003

This week initial preparations began for the World Congress on Consecrated Life, which will take place November 23-27 in Rome,... Read more

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Spanish website launches boycott campaign against UNICEF Christmas cards

Nov 16, 2003

The Spanish website “HazteOir.org” (“Make Yourself Heard”) has launched a campaign urging people not to buy Christmas cards made by... Read more

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Archbishop of Valencia calls for recuperation traditional European values

Nov 13, 2003

Bishop Agustín García-Gasco of Valencia, Spain, has published a pastoral letter in which he calls on Christians to work for... Read more

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Movie based on play by Pope John Paul to debut in Spain

Nov 11, 2003

As part of the 5th Catholics and Public Life Congress, which Hill take place November 14-16, the movie “Brother of... Read more

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Research reveals Picasso’s wish to die in communion with the Church

Nov 10, 2003

A Spanish scholar who is researching the life and works of Pablo Picasso has revealed that the famous artists from... Read more

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Pro-life groups in Europe and Latin America join together for international foundation

Nov 10, 2003

The International Pro-life Congress concluded this week in Madrid with the creation of a European-Latin American Pro-life Foundation, which marks... Read more

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Spain to vote with US in favor of total cloning prohibition

Nov 4, 2003

The Spanish government has announced it will not join a block of European countries that is seeking to keep the... Read more

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Putin’s visit with Pope to boost Orthodox-Catholic ties

Nov 4, 2003

Russian President Vladimir Putin hopes to boost relations between the Orthodox and Catholic churches in Russia with his second visit... Read more

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Postulator for the beatification cause of John Paul I dies

Nov 3, 2003

The Fides News Agency is reporting the death of Salesian Father Pasquale Liberatore, postulator of the cause of beatification of... Read more

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Thousands in Spain ask Health Minister to address crisis of frozen embryos

Nov 3, 2003

More than 3,000 scientists and experts have joined the 350,000 Spanish citizens calling on the Minister of Health, Ana Pastor,... Read more

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Religious persecution in Holland?

Nov 2, 2003

Human rights groups in Holland have expressed concern over a new law which, if approved, will take Holland one step... Read more

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New movie debuts about the Pope and sports

Oct 30, 2003

The Sports Film Festival taking place in the Italian city of Milán has debuted a new movie called, “John Paul... Read more

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Franciscan warns Church in Holy Land could disappear

Oct 29, 2003

In an interview with the Tarragona Daily in Spain, the Minister General of the Franciscan Order, Fr. José Rodríguez Carballo,... Read more

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Italians demand crucifixes remain in schools

Oct 28, 2003

Leaders from across the political spectrum, religious leaders and even some Muslims have joined together in a rare consensus to... Read more

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Italian Court Grants Demand By Muslim To Remove Crucifix From School

Oct 27, 2003

A controversial ruling by an Italian judge has resulted in the removal of a crucifix from a public school in... Read more

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Media Should Respect John Paul II Says Vatican Radio Official

Oct 26, 2003

Vatican Radio's Latin America Marketing Director, Father Javier San Martín, has called on the media to treat the Holy Father... Read more

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Spanish Bishops Calls for Consensus among Political Candidates for Protection of the Family

Oct 22, 2003

The Spanish Bishops Conference has called on politicians who are preparing for the coming general elections to work for the... Read more

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British Catholics Announce Boycott Of BBC

Oct 21, 2003

A new pressure group in London called Catholics Unplug Your Television (CUT) is urging the faithful switch off their sets... Read more

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Young People Bring Beatification Of Teresa Of Calcutta To The "Poorest Of The Poor"

Oct 20, 2003

A group of young people from the Don Bosco Oratories in Calcutta are bringing the images of Mother Teresa's Beatification... Read more

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Irish Government Pulls Funding From Sex-Abuse Counselling Service

Oct 20, 2003

The Irish government refused to give an abuse-survivors group further funding this week after deciding that its projected costs were... Read more