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Gaudi’s Church of the Holy Family to be ready for worship in 2008

Jun 2, 2005

The Church of the Holy Family in Barcelona, the unfinished work of Catalan architect Antoni Gaudi, will be ready for... Read more

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Dutch education minister encourages debate on evolution

Jun 1, 2005

The Dutch education minister says it’s time to reopen the debate on the Theory of Evolution. Currently in the Netherlands,... Read more

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Homosexual forum incites violence against upcoming pro-life demonstrations in Madrid

Jun 1, 2005

Reacting to the upcoming protests in Madrid scheduled for June 18 against a government plan to make homosexual unions equal... Read more

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Anglican Church to let homosexual clergy ‘marry’… but remain celibate

May 31, 2005

The Church of England has drafted a new proposal that will allow homosexual priests to marry their partners, but they... Read more

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Spain diocese supports protests for marriage and the family

May 31, 2005

The Diocese of Malaga, Spain, has made public its support for a protest scheduled for June 18 in Madrid in... Read more

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Pope says working to heal rift with Christians is "fundamental" commitment

May 29, 2005

During his apostolic trip to Bari yesterday morning to close the 24th Italian Eucharistic Congress, Pope Benedict XVI promised his... Read more

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Spanish television promotes homosexual “marriage” in children’s programming

May 25, 2005

Last Wednesday during the children’s program “Los Lunnis,” the Spanish Television network (TVE) broadcast a segment entitled “Different Weddings,” in... Read more

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Pope's death inspires would-be priests in England

May 24, 2005

The death of Pope John Paul II sparked inquiries about the priesthood among young Catholics in the United Kingdom, and... Read more

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New primate of Nicaragua: The Gospel needs more witnesses of faith

May 23, 2005

During his installation Mass as Archbishop of Managua, Nicaragua, Archbishop Leopoldo Brenes told those in attendance that “what the Gospel... Read more

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Benedict XVI will captivate young people, says Spanish cardinal

May 23, 2005

The Archbishop of Madrid, Cardinal Antonio Maria Rouco Varela, said this week he is convinced young people will flock to... Read more

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Legionaries of Christ: no canonical process against founder pending at Vatican

May 22, 2005

The spokesman for the Legionaries of Christ, Father Rafael Jacome, L.C., announced on Saturday that the Holy See has informed... Read more

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Journalist confirms JP II “escaped” from Vatican to ski in the Apennines

May 16, 2005

Italian journalist Renzo Allegri revealed this week that Pope John Paul II “escaped” incognito from the Vatican on occasion to... Read more

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Spain is new Babel without God, says Cardinal Rouco

May 16, 2005

During the Vigil Mass of Pentecost at the Cathedral of La Almudena, the Archbishop of Madrid, Cardinal Antonio Maria Rouco... Read more

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French study: abortion puts future babies at risk

May 16, 2005

According to a new study released by a group of French scientists, having an abortion may nearly double the risk... Read more

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Archbishop of Valencia: Government must respect common good and not impose on majority

May 15, 2005

Archbishop Agustin Garcia-Gasco of Valencia, Spain, warned this week that “radicalism and the harsh imposition of policies is intolerable” in... Read more

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German cardinal: Küng “confusing his own imaginings with the Holy Spirit”

May 15, 2005

In comments to the Spanish daily “La Razon,” the Archbishop of Cologne, Cardinal Joachim Meisner, dismissed the criticisms of theologian... Read more

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Spanish official calls Hispanic immigration from Latin America blessing

May 15, 2005

“Our society does not see Hispanic immigration as a problem, but rather as a blessing,” a prominent local government official... Read more

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WYD 2005 awaits Pope “Mozart of Theology,” Cologne’s Cardinal says

May 12, 2005

In an interview with the Spanish daily “La Razon,” the Archbishop of Cologne, Cardinal Joachim Meisner, said that with the... Read more

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Spanish government official supports Church's position on gay unions

May 11, 2005

A prominent Spanish official in charge of social welfare in Valencia is expressing her support for the bishops of Spain... Read more

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Archbishop of Burgos: marriage existed before any religion

May 10, 2005

Archbishop Francisco Gil Hellin of Burgos and member of the Committee on the Family and the Defense of Life of... Read more