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Catholic League call Catholic candidate to coherence in political discourse

May 18, 2004

The Catholic League president says that Catholic politicians, who claim to personally agree with Church teaching, yet feel obligated not... Read more

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Vietnam sentences four Christians to prison for holding worship services

May 18, 2004

Four Hmong Christians, who organized and led weekly worship services in a house church in Vietnam’s remote province of Ha... Read more

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Boston Archbishop’s mansion sold in $100-million deal

May 17, 2004

The Archdiocese of Boston has agreed to sell its archbishop’s residence and 43 acres surrounding it to Boston College for... Read more

Charity must mark our opposition to same sex couples, says Archbishop of Boston

May 16, 2004

Archbishop Sean P. O'Malley of Boston issued a document on Saturday expressing "deep sadness" at the impending legal marriages of... Read more

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Young, energetic Bishop of Grand Rapids died on Sunday

May 16, 2004

Kevin Britt, Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Grand Rapids has died at the age of 59. Co-workers found... Read more

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Mother Angelica named ‘Citizen of the Year’ by local broadcasters’ association

May 16, 2004

Mother Angelica, founder of EWTN Global Catholic Network, was named the Alabama Broadcasters Association's Citizen of the Year. Read more

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Federal judge upholds court decision allowing same-sex marriage in Massachusetts

May 13, 2004

An attempt to block legal same-sex marriages from taking place in Massachusetts next week failed when a federal judge rejected... Read more

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Bishop of Colorado Springs: voters of pro-abortion candidates should also refrain from communion

May 13, 2004

Bishop Michael J. Sheridan of Colorado Springs issued a pastoral letter yesterday admonishing Catholics to refrain from receiving communion if... Read more

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Woman who risked her life instead of aborting 40 years ago dies at 82

May 12, 2004

Jacobina Surian Adams was two months pregnant when she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1962. Doctors advised her that... Read more

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Mother challenges system after girl, 14, has abortion without parental consent

May 12, 2004

A mother, whose 14-year-old daughter was allowed to have an abortion without her knowledge or consent, has launched an attack... Read more

Papers reveal sharp rebut from Archbishop Chaput to National Review Board

May 11, 2004

The two main Colorado newspapers, The Denver Post and The Rocky Mountain News, revealed this Tuesday the sharp rebuke Denver... Read more

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WHO adopts Church strategy to contain Africa’s HIV/AIDS epidemic

May 11, 2004

The Church’s message of sexual abstinence before marriage and fidelity in marriage – as a means to contain the HIV/AIDS... Read more

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National honor roll will recognize top Catholic high schools

May 11, 2004

A new initiative will recognize excellence among Catholic high schools in the United States. The Catholic High School Honor Roll... Read more

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“The Passion of the Christ” DVD to be released in August

May 10, 2004

Icon Productions has announced this morning that Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ" will be released on DVD on... Read more

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“Passion” inspired artwork of Gibson’s assistant director Jan Michelini to be unveiled in U.S.

May 9, 2004

Mel Gibson’s assistant director for “The Passion of the Christ”, Jan Michelini, will unveil the artwork inspired by the film... Read more

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Catholics have right to announce the Gospel in the public square, says archbishop

May 6, 2004

Every election year, critics try to silence Catholics by insisting on the necessity to separate Church and state, but this... Read more

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Miscarriage spared Sen. Kerry’s wife from having abortion

May 6, 2004

Sen. John Kerry’s second wife, Teresa Heinz Kerry, nearly had an abortion 30 years ago on a doctor's recommendation, but... Read more

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FDA decides to keep morning-after pill from going over-the-counter

May 6, 2004

Citing a concern that young teenagers may not safely use the morning-after pill without a doctor's guidance, the Food and... Read more

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Pro-abortion governor decides not to receive Communion in public

May 5, 2004

Gov. James E. McGreevey said yesterday he respectfully disagrees with Newark Archbishop John J. Myers but he will honor the... Read more

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Denying Communion to pro-abortion politicians is part of Catholic teaching, Bishop of Fargo says

May 4, 2004

Bishop Samuel J. Aquila of Fargo, North Dakota, appealed to both pro-life and pro-abortion Catholics to listen to the words... Read more