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Young people organize concert in Denver to aid victims of Katrina

Oct 4, 2005

In an effort to reach out to those affected by the devastating storms the south in the last several weeks,... Read more

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Cardinal says progress is ‘decidedly mixed’ in creating culture of life in US

Oct 3, 2005

The United States’ progress is “decidedly mixed” in fostering a culture where every human life is respected and defended, said... Read more

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Fight against poverty gets $9-million boost

Oct 3, 2005

The fight against the root causes of poverty in the United States will get a $9-million boost from the Catholic... Read more

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US bishops plan fall meeting

Oct 3, 2005

The death penalty, lay ministry, liturgy, Africa and the Eucharistic Congress of 2008 are on the agenda for the fall... Read more

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Colorado pro-life groups push government, pharmaceuticals to end production of vaccines made from aborted stem cell lines

Oct 3, 2005

Yesterday, the Colorado Right to Life, in conjunction with the group, Children of God for Life, announced a massive new... Read more

Archbishop O’Brien criticizes media for reducing seminary visitations to homosexuality issue, ignoring facts about potential Vatican document

Oct 2, 2005

As the much-talked-about national seminary visitation process gets underway, Archbishop Edwin O’Brien, head of the military Archdiocese and overseer of... Read more

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Many pro life, religious groups adopt a wait and see attitude toward Supreme Court nominee

Oct 2, 2005

Earlier today, President Bush tapped White House counsel Harriet Miers to fill the seat of retiring Supreme Court Justice Sandra... Read more

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Colorado Catholics gather to celebrate religious media giant, and its tenacious mother

Oct 2, 2005

Thousands of people bustled about the massive new Denver Convention Center this weekend to show their love and support for... Read more

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A Poverty of the U.S. is its Approach to Life, Bishop Samuel Aquila notes on Respect Life Sunday

Oct 2, 2005

There is a poverty of the United States is “its approach to life and its disregard of the dignity of... Read more

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Conference explores future of Catholic universities

Oct 2, 2005

The future of the Catholic university was the focus of a three-day conference at University of Notre Dame last week.... Read more

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Cardinal Rigali, priests engage in candid discussion about sex abuse scandal

Oct 2, 2005

Priests of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia voiced their candid and honest opinions with Cardinal Justin Rigali last week about a... Read more

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Humanity deserves to be free from scourge of self-destruction, says Vatican Ambassador to UN

Oct 2, 2005

In a speech to the General Assembly’s First committee, of disarmament and international security, Msgr. Migliore, Ambassador of the Holy... Read more

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Catholic groups congratulate Roberts on confirmation

Sep 29, 2005

The confirmation of John Roberts as Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court "is an encouraging sign that this... Read more

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Historic New Orleans Cathedral to reopen, first Mass to be said in French Quarter this weekend

Sep 29, 2005

Archbishop Alfred Hughes of the hurricane-ravaged Archdiocese of New Orleans has announced that he will celebrate the first Mass in... Read more

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Anglican group seeks reunion with Rome

Sep 29, 2005

The Anglican Church in America has decided to seek union with the Roman Catholic Church. If unification were successful, this... Read more

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USCCB launches documentary film project on ‘Da Vinci Code’

Sep 29, 2005

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has decided to reply to “The Da Vinci Code” through a documentary film... Read more

Kofi Annan’s Chief of Staff Makes Clear On-the-Record that the Term “Reproductive Health” Does NOT Include Abortion

Sep 29, 2005

Yesterday, in an official briefing before the House International Relations Committee, United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan’s Chief of Staff... Read more

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Governor Schwarzenegger Preserves Marriage For Now

Sep 29, 2005

Yesterday Governor Schwarzenegger vetoed AB 849, a bill proposed by Assemblyman Leno, (D-San Francisco), a measure that would have legalized... Read more

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Catholic Roberts becomes 17th Chief Justice of U.S. Supreme Court

Sep 28, 2005

After a somewhat tumultuous confirmation process, Judge John G. Roberts, a professed Catholic, is now confirmed as the 17th Supreme... Read more

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Catholic Health Association calls for medical coverage for Hurricane victims

Sep 28, 2005

Catholic organizations are urging Congress to enact legislation that will ensure that all low-income and newly impoverished hurricane victims can... Read more