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Parents force mentally handicapped daughter to undergo abortion

Jan 11, 2005

A mentally handicapped young woman in Avila, Spain, was taken by her parents to obtain an abortion, despite the hundreds... Read more

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Bishop warns homosexual marriage will destroy Spanish society

Jan 9, 2005

Archbishop Fernando Sebastian of Pamplona and General Secretary of the Bishops Conference of Spain is warning that the possible legalization... Read more

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Homosexual group in Spain launches attack on the Church

Jan 9, 2005

The “State Federation of Lesbians, Gays, Transsexuals and Bisexuals” in Spain announced on Sunday that it will launch a campaign... Read more

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Aid to the Church in Need to donate $316,000 to tsunami victims

Jan 6, 2005

The International Catholic Association Aid to the Church in Need said it will donate $316,000 to help victims of the... Read more

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Archbishop of Valencia offers scholarships to mothers and children saved from abortion

Jan 5, 2005

Archbishop Agustin Garcia-Gasco of Valencia, Spain, has announced that hundreds of women who chose life rather than abortion for their... Read more

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Irish priests dismissed by Vatican, first in recent history

Dec 16, 2004

Pope John Paul II has dismissed two priests of the Ferns Diocese in Co Wexford from the clerical state, reported... Read more

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More African countries adopt Uganda policies against AIDS

Dec 16, 2004

A Spanish magazine focusing on African issues, “Mundo Negro” (“Black World”) is reporting that other African countries, especially Ivory Coast,... Read more

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Spanish bishops deny calling for protests against government

Dec 16, 2004

The Teaching and Catechesis Committee of the Bishops Conference of Spain issued a statement to dioceses and Catholic schools this... Read more

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England ‘hardly a Christian country,’ says number two Anglican cleric

Dec 15, 2004

The Archbishop of York, the Church of England's second most senior clergyman, told the BBC that he would be "hard-pushed"... Read more

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Church in Spain rejects court ordered abortion for mentally handicapped woman

Dec 15, 2004

The Office for the Defense of Life of the Archdiocese of Oviedo, Spain, energetically rejected the decision by a judge... Read more

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Pro-lifers in Spain march in front of abortion center that was subject of an investigative report

Dec 15, 2004

Hundreds of people in Spain have been periodically marching in front of the Genemedex abortion clinic in Barcelona to protest... Read more

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Aid needed for shrine of first approved Marian apparitions in Africa

Dec 15, 2004

The Marian shrine at the site of the first apparitions of Our Lady on the African continent to be approved... Read more

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Anglican Church faces implosion and life underground, says senior adviser

Dec 14, 2004

A senior adviser to the Archbishop of Canterbury has issued a warning that the Church of England will fragment over... Read more

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Despite boycott, thousands march against abortion in Spain

Dec 14, 2004

More than two thousand people participated in a march for life this past Saturday near the Ministry of Health in... Read more

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French ban on religious displays includes chocolates, kindergarten students learn

Dec 13, 2004

Teachers in a rural school in northern France returned 1,300 packages of chocolates intended for their kindergarten students last week... Read more

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Politician leads campaign for government subsidies for religious groups in France

Dec 13, 2004

While French public schools are battling to implement a new ban on all religious symbols, the former finance minister is... Read more

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Bishops of Spain launch pro-marriage campaign

Dec 13, 2004

The Bishops Conference of Spain has announced that December 26 it will dedicate the traditional “Family and Life” Day to... Read more

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Church in Spain collects millions of signatures in support of religion classes

Dec 13, 2004

The Archdiocese of Valencia, Spain, said last week more than a million people in the province of Valencia alone have... Read more

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The "Bible for children" translated in Ottoman language to evangelize in Turkey

Dec 12, 2004

Turkish-speaking Christians now have access to a Bible for children printed in Turkish published by the international Catholic charity Aid... Read more

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Outrage in Italy: school scraps Christmas play, replaces it with Little Red Riding Hood

Dec 9, 2004

The movement to take “Christ” out of Christmas has spread to Catholic Italy’s public schools, sparking a national debate. The... Read more