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Buttiglione says Europe plagued by “anti-Christian inquisition”

Oct 18, 2004

The Foreign Affairs Minister of Italy and candidate for justice minister on the European Commission, Rocco Buttiglione, denounced the existence... Read more

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Italian bishops promote use of Internet in dioceses and parishes

Oct 17, 2004

The Italian Bishops Conference has published a document suggesting dioceses and parishes make use of the Internet in their work... Read more

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Spanish watchdog group says government manipulating figures on homosexual population

Oct 17, 2004

A Spanish watchdog group is reporting that the country’s Vice President, Maria Teresa Fernandez de la Vega, lied when she... Read more

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Buttiglione’s defense of Christian principles fuel an EU debate

Oct 14, 2004

British paper “The Guardian” published yesterday a collection of reactions to the effort of some congressmen of the European Union... Read more

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Ferrari to make Pope special anniversary car

Oct 13, 2004

The president of Ferrari, Luca Montezemolo, has said that the Formula One team will build a special model car for... Read more

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Beatification process moving forward for German bishop who opposed Nazis

Oct 13, 2004

The cause for beatification of Cardinal Clemens August von Galen, Bishop of Muenster during World War II and the Nazi... Read more

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Pro-life groups call for end to “abortion tourism” in wake of British investigative report

Oct 13, 2004

In the wake of an investigative report by the UK’s The Sunday Telegraph uncovering illegal late-term abortions obtained by British... Read more

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Morning after pill does not reduce abortions in general, and increases abortions among teenagers

Oct 13, 2004

The head of the Department of Biopathology at La Fe Hospital in Valencia, Spain, Dr. Justo Aznar Lucea, reaffirmed this... Read more

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1000 British women per year obtain illegal abortions in Barcelona

Oct 12, 2004

Workers from the private clinic Ginemedex in Barcelona, Spain, acknowledged this week that the facility carries out illegal abortions, including... Read more

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EU’s leaders reaffirm confidence in Catholic Italian politician

Oct 12, 2004

Incoming European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso reasserted his confidence in his entire team of designated commissioners on Tuesday after... Read more

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Teens get morning-after pill free in France

Oct 12, 2004

For the last three years, the morning-after pill has been distributed to French women without a prescription and to minors... Read more

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Cardinal Sin remains hospitalized after suffering heart attack

Oct 12, 2004

Cardinal Jaime Sin, Archbishop Emeritus of Manila and one of the most important figures in the country, was taken to... Read more

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Archbishop compares support for homosexual “marriage” with support for Hitler

Oct 11, 2004

Archbishop Antonio Cañizares Llovera of Toledo, Spain, said this week a new law that would make homosexual unions equivalent to... Read more

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Church in Spain calls for prayer for Spanish Cardinal

Oct 10, 2004

The Church in Spain is asking for prayers for the health of the Archbishop of Madrid and President of the... Read more

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Experts warn EU population will begin aging rapidly by 2010

Oct 6, 2004

The European Commission has published a report stating that in the year 2010, the member states of the European Union... Read more

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Extremists attempt to make Buddhism Sri Lanka's state religion

Oct 5, 2004

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) has reported an attempt by Buddhists extremists in Sri Lanka to make Buddhism the state religion... Read more

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Expert warn of radical Islam filling spiritual vacuum in the West

Oct 4, 2004

During Aid to the Church in Need’s annual Mass and Conference in Westminister Cathedral Hall in London on Saturday October... Read more

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Chilean ambassador to unveil statue of St. Teresa of the Andes at the Vatican

Oct 4, 2004

Chilean ambassador Ignacio Walker will unveil a statue of the first saint from Chile, St. Teresa of the Andes, at... Read more

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Spain’s Archbishop questions concept of “quality” of life that excludes suffering

Oct 4, 2004

Referring to the ongoing debate in Spain regarding euthanasia, Archbishop Antonio Cañizares Llovera of Toledo, Spain, criticized today’s false prophets... Read more