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Controversy in Nicaragua over reception of Communion by Sandinista leader

Jul 24, 2005

The former Minister of Education and rector of the Ave Maria College in Nicaragua, Humberto Belli, expressed his hope this... Read more

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Expert says ample material in Koran to justify terrorism

Jul 21, 2005

 In an article published by the Italian daily Avvenire, French philosopher and historian Remi Brague holds that the Koran and... Read more

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Constitutional Court could reverse homosexual “marriage” in Spain

Jul 21, 2005

A judge in Alicante, Spain, is refusing to “marry” a lesbian couple and has filed a legal challenge against the... Read more

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Massive outcry against attacks by gays on family and religious beliefs

Jul 20, 2005

In an effort to denounce the leaders of a “Gay Pride Parade” in Madrid for crimes against family associations and... Read more

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First Hawaiian native to be ordained bishop of Honolulu

Jul 19, 2005

The Catholic faithful of Hawaii are ready to celebrate the historic ordination of Fr. Clarence “Larry” Silva as the fifth... Read more

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Caritas International dispatches assistance to victims of hurricanes in Caribbean

Jul 19, 2005

Caritas International, through the offices of Caritas Haiti and Caritas Antilles, has announced it will be sending aid to victims... Read more

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Thomas More: defender of marriage in Europe, says Madrid cardinal

Jul 19, 2005

During the consecration of the new Church of St. Thomas More in Madrid, Cardinal Antonio Maria Rouco Varela highlighted the... Read more

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Papal accommodations being built for ‘06 World Meeting of Families in Valencia

Jul 18, 2005

A team of architects and workers have begun remodeling the Archbishop of Valencia’s residence in order to build a “papal... Read more

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New Zealand doctors to reconsider euthanasia question

Jul 17, 2005

The New Zealand Medical Association announced Friday that it will reconsider its position on euthanasia at the end of July. Read more

Pope Benedict reveals new style in first three months of Pontificate, says analyst

Jul 14, 2005

In a column published Friday by the Italian online magazine L’Espresso Vatican analyst Sandro Magister notes that, three months after... Read more

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16,000 handicapped to attend WYD 2005

Jul 14, 2005

Organizers of the upcoming World Youth Day in Cologne announced they expect some 16,000 handicapped individuals from various countries to... Read more

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“Missionary honeymoons” new alternative among Spanish newlyweds

Jul 14, 2005

An increasing number of newlyweds in Spain are deciding to turn their weddings and honeymoons into opportunities to reach out... Read more

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Online registration needed for Seminarians who want to meet the Pope

Jul 14, 2005

Seminarians from around the world willing to register for a special meeting with Pope Benedict XVI during World Youth Day... Read more

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Society will pay for homosexual “marriage,” bishop warns

Jul 13, 2005

Bishop Juan Jose Asenjo of Cordoba, Spain, warned this week that society “will end up sooner or later paying for... Read more

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Archbishop warns of danger of totalitarianism of Spanish government

Jul 13, 2005

The Vice President of the Bishops’ Conference of Spain, Archbishop Antonio Cañizares Llovera of Toledo, denounced the educational policy of... Read more

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Registration for meeting between seminarians and Pope extended to end of July

Jul 13, 2005

Seminarians from around the world have until the end of July to register for a special meeting with Pope during... Read more

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Man loses his way without God, says Madrid cardinal

Jul 12, 2005

The Archbishop of Madrid, Caridnal Antonio Maria Rouco Varela, said this week that in his search for happiness man loses... Read more

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Anglican priests may defect to Catholic Church if women bishops approved, warned cleric

Jul 11, 2005

A senior cleric in the Church of England has warned that he and as many as 800 other priests may... Read more

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WHO puts abortifacients on essential drug list

Jul 11, 2005

The World Health Organization has added two abortifacient drugs on its list of essential medicines for developing countries, says a... Read more

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Fatima holds vigil for victims of London's terrorist attacks

Jul 11, 2005

The international shrine of Our Lady, located in Fatima, Portugal, will hold an evening prayer vigil today in remembrance of... Read more