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Thomas More Law Center defends Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act in Supreme Court

Oct 20, 2005

The Thomas More Law Center has submitted a friend-of-the-court brief with the Supreme Court of the United States, supporting Attorney... Read more

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Pre-natal testing: weeding out society's undesirables?

Oct 19, 2005

Former Washington Post writer Patricia E. Bauer summed up the rarely-discussed pre-natal testing issue well with the headline of her... Read more

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Denver couple launches ‘Prayer for Priests’ program

Oct 19, 2005

As the Catholic priesthood--wracked with sexual scandal and debate over the nature of the vocation--faces criticism from many in both... Read more

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Alternative embryonic stem-cell procedures miss the mark, say Christian doctors

Oct 19, 2005

The United States’ largest association of faith-based physicians says two recently reported developments in embryonic stem-cell research, purportedly designed to... Read more

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Conference to discuss developments for Latin mass under Pope Benedict XVI

Oct 19, 2005

A three-day conference next month will discuss issues related to the traditional Latin Mass under the papacy of Benedict XVI.  Read more

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New group aims to protect freedom of religion

Oct 18, 2005

A new group founded to protect freedom of religion in the U.S. is staging an unusual campaign--one to get atheism... Read more

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Intelligent Design expert testifies, proof of creator is observable in nature

Oct 18, 2005

As a federal judge tries to determine whether a tiny Pennsylvania school district has the legal right to teach intelligent... Read more

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Archbishop Chaput clarifies Church’s stance on death penalty

Oct 18, 2005

In his most recent column in the Denver Catholic Register, Denver Archbishop Charles Chaput clarified the Catholic Church’s oft misunderstood... Read more

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New York to launch major reorganization of archdiocese

Oct 18, 2005

Important demographic shifts that include growth and expansion in New York and surrounding area have pushed the Archdiocese of New... Read more

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Pursue immigration reforms that respect human dignity, US bishop urges

Oct 18, 2005

Congress should pursue comprehensive immigration reform legislation that respects human rights and dignity and reject cuts in legal immigration and... Read more

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New study reveals spiritual effects of divorce on children

Oct 17, 2005

A new book, Between Two Worlds: The Inner Lives of Children of Divorce, chronicles a three year study which found,... Read more

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International Federation of Catholic Universities to meet in Connecticut

Oct 17, 2005

Sacred Heart University will host Catholic university leaders and scholars for an international four-day conference, Oct. 20-23. It will mark... Read more

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American Life League urges bishops to rebuke pro-abortion Catholic politicians

Oct 17, 2005

The American Life League is urging all United States bishops to publicly challenge and rebuke politicians who claim to be... Read more

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Priest-ethicist supports new technique to access embryonic stem cells

Oct 17, 2005

A new and promising scientific technique may satisfy researchers who want embryonic stem cells without the moral dilemma of destroying... Read more

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Catholic school principal cancels prom events, decrying a “a pursuit of vanity for vanity’s sake”

Oct 17, 2005

A Catholic school principal, Brother Kenneth M. Hoagland decided to cancel the spring prom, because of the abuses and decadence... Read more

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How to be a Muslim 101? Thomas More Law Center cites double standard

Oct 17, 2005

The Ann Arbor, Michigan based, Thomas More Law Center is challenging a California public school district which they say indoctrinated... Read more

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Catholic music finds home at popular website

Oct 17, 2005

Catholic Music Network (CMN), www.catholicmusicnetwork.com, is celebrating its fifth year as the premier online source for music by today’s top... Read more

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Catholic Charities opposes cuts to social services to favor hurricane recovery

Oct 16, 2005

Catholic Charities USA is strongly urging members of Congress not to cut crucial social service and anti-poverty programs in order... Read more

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Vatican to UN: still much to do for advancement of women

Oct 16, 2005

Despite some positive advancement in the condition of women, they remain vulnerable to poverty and violence, and much still needs... Read more

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Laws must ensure broadcasters serve public interest, says US bishop

Oct 16, 2005

Broadcasters should be accountable to the public and allow local and religious programming in exchange for their free use of... Read more