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Cardinal not 'comfortable' denying Communion

Apr 27, 2004

The cardinal in charge of a new task force, which will decide if Catholic politicians who advocate positions counter to... Read more

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Church closures affect wedding plans in Boston

Apr 27, 2004

They’ve confirmed the guest list, the catering and the flowers, but couples scheduled to get married in the Archdiocese of... Read more

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Main issue regarding Kerry is not Eucharist but distortion of Church’s teachings: Weigel

Apr 26, 2004

Papal biographer George Weigel said the real issue for United States bishops regarding Sen. John Kerry is not whether he... Read more

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U.S. bishops set up task force on politicians and Communion

Apr 26, 2004

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has created a task force to decide whether Catholic politicians, who advocate... Read more

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Abortion trials underway ignored by media, USCCB official

Apr 26, 2004

As activists prepared for a pro-choice march April 25, which organizers called the March for Women’s Lives, federal courtrooms coast-to-coast... Read more

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Kerry receives Communion after Vatican instruction

Apr 25, 2004

Democratic presidential candidate John F. Kerry received the Eucharist at mass Saturday, one day after Francis Cardinal Arinze, prefect of... Read more

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Former Archbishop of Canterbury approves proposal to bar bishops, remove parishes in support of homosexual bishop

Apr 25, 2004

A conservative Anglican committee submitted a proposal that bars bishops, who supported the consecration of a homosexual bishop in New... Read more

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Peace and justice require personal, government action, Archbishop Chaput

Apr 25, 2004

Churches are called to build a just society and to work for peace, but it can’t be done without the... Read more

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Pro-abortion march attracts fraction of expected marchers, no agreement on numbers

Apr 25, 2004

Only 100,000 to 250,000 people turned out for the pro-abortion march last Sunday in Washingtion D.C.  This is a fraction... Read more

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Kerry´s wife “for choice”

Apr 25, 2004

Teresa Heinz Kerry, wife of Democratic Presidential candidate Sen. John F. Kerry, has revealed her pro-choice position in an interview... Read more

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Stay of same-sex marriage decision necessary to prevent legal chaos, say family groups

Apr 22, 2004

The Thomas More Law Center and several other pro-family legal groups filed a petition April 21 to the Supreme Judicial... Read more

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‘Passion’ still seeking broadcast deal, networks not biting

Apr 22, 2004

As of yet, Mel Gibson's Icon Productions has been unable to sign a contract with a broadcast network for its... Read more

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Kerry supports abortion rights, pro-choice march

Apr 22, 2004

Two days prior to a pro-choice march that is expected to draw one million people to Washington D.C. democratic presidential... Read more

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Catholic college on the horizon for Diocese of Pheonix

Apr 21, 2004

A project to start a Catholic college in the Diocese of Pheonix got the push and support it needed by... Read more

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‘Call to Compassion’ rally urges structural reform, aid to the needy in Denver

Apr 21, 2004

Catholic Charities Denver has invited elected officials and public citizens to answer a call to compassion this Saturday at an... Read more

Voters, politicians must follow informed conscience, says Archbishop Chaput

Apr 20, 2004

Conscience is never just a matter of personal opinion or “a pious alibi for doing what we want, or what... Read more

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Winning the Catholic vote critical to Kerry, experts say

Apr 20, 2004

The Catholic vote is very important and often the deciding factor in national elections, say two political experts interviewed by... Read more

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U.S. bishops seek support for communications campaign

Apr 20, 2004

The Catholic Communication Campaign (CCC) wants to make certain that the Good News is part of the media experience for... Read more

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Catholic law center seeks to intervene and protect marriage

Apr 19, 2004

The Thomas More Law Center is one of three Christian-based public interest law firms that is representing five parties in... Read more

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Two U.S. dioceses to close parishes due to priest shortage

Apr 19, 2004

Two U.S. dioceses have announced new parish reorganization plans to deal with the shortage of priests and a sharp decline... Read more