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Family members and fellow countrymen celebrate papal election of Cardinal Ratzinger

Apr 19, 2005

Hundreds of people filled the main square of the small German town of Marktl am Inn, where Joseph Ratzinger, now... Read more

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Interest in faith-based TV soars

Apr 18, 2005

Television executives are seeking to fuel viewers’ new appetite for religious-themed programming, reported Agence France-Presse. The trend was evident at... Read more

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U.K. group releases Catholic voter guide

Apr 13, 2005

Today, the Catholic Action Group (C.A.G.) released its Voters Guide for Catholics in preparation for the U.K.’s upcoming general elections. Read more

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Socialist government scorns dialogue with family associations

Apr 13, 2005

In response to the approval of a bill making homosexual unions equivalent to marriage by the Justice Committee of the... Read more

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Roman tailor puts final touches on vestments for new Pope

Apr 12, 2005

Filippo Gammarelli is praying the new Pope doesn’t have his own tailor.  Read more

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Cardinal Errazuriz: the city is a place to evangelize

Apr 10, 2005

During the celebration of Holy Mass at his titular church in Rome, Cardinal Francisco Javier Errazuriz, Archbishop of Santiago, Chile,... Read more

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Central station, square to be named after Pope John Paul

Apr 10, 2005

Rome’s renowned central train station, Termini, will be renamed in honor of Pope John Paul II, who died April 2... Read more

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Schiavo’s death surfaces euthanasia debate in Austria, Germany

Apr 10, 2005

Since the death of 41-year-old Florida woman Terri Schiavo March 31, debates on the ethics of euthanasia have come to... Read more

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Anglican Church losing credibility, says Anglican archbishop

Apr 10, 2005

It is increasingly difficult for the world to take the Anglican Church seriously due to the continuous disputes taking place... Read more

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Poland “moves” to Rome, one million mourn Pope in Krakow

Apr 7, 2005

Four million pilgrims, more than double the number expected, descended on Rome Friday for the Funeral Mass of Pope John... Read more

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Polish intellectual highlights Pope’s profound respect for women, maternity and celibacy

Apr 6, 2005

In an interview with the Italian daily Corriere della Sera, Wanda Poltawska, one of Poland’s brightest scholars on the philosophy... Read more

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John Paul taught that dignity comes from God, says cardinal

Apr 6, 2005

Pope John Paul II, especially in his dying hours, taught the world what it means to be human, said Cardinal... Read more

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Pope never wavered or lost hope: Tony Blair

Apr 6, 2005

Prime Minister Tony Blair remembers meeting Pope John Paul II with his family two years ago. The Pope “radiated such... Read more

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Italian university students pray for Pope

Apr 6, 2005

University students in Rome have been gathering to pray for Pope John Paul II. The Pope was close to young... Read more

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Rome braces for two million faithful and two hundred heads of state on Friday

Apr 4, 2005

Italian officials in Rome are making emergency plans to accommodate the more than two million people and two hundred heads... Read more

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Poles make plans to attend Pope’s funeral

Apr 4, 2005

Thousands of Poles are making their way to Rome to attend the funeral mass of their most well-known and well-loved... Read more

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Bishop tells homosexual group: “The Church respects you but does not agree with your behavior”

Mar 31, 2005

Meeting with representatives of a homosexual group, Bishop Juan Jose Omella of Calahorra and La Calzada-Logroño of Spain said, “The... Read more

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Messori responds to Küng: John Paul II is the Pope who "saved the Church"

Mar 31, 2005

In a sharply written article, Italian Catholic journalist Vittorio Messori has responded to the criticisms of dissident German theologian Hans... Read more

Pope suffering from high fever, receives Annointing of the Sick

Mar 30, 2005

The Vatican confirmed this afternon that Pope John Paul II has developed a high fever as a result of a... Read more

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Priests should wear their Roman collars, says Spanish bishop

Mar 29, 2005

In a pastoral letter sent to the priests of his diocese, Bishop Demetrio Fernandez of Tarazona, Spain, said they should... Read more