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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

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Vatican pushes for end to ‘info-poverty’ at UN

Oct 13, 2005

The Vatican recognizes that all people have a right to information and communication, which is vital in the life of... Read more

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New York State Catholics begin campaign for school tax credits

Oct 13, 2005

Dioceses in New York State have launched a massive postcard campaign in favor of tax credits for religious- and private-school... Read more

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Approaching Eucharist without conversion is ‘crisis of love’, says Bishop Aquila

Oct 13, 2005

Catholics must examine their "lackadaisical" approach to the Eucharist, and recognize that in the mass "we share in the feast... Read more

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Giving back: Former Notre Dame football coach wants to inspire Catholics with beauty of faith

Oct 13, 2005

From 1981 to 1985, Coach Gerry Faust led one of the most fabled teams in college football through one of... Read more

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Sen. Santorum talks about family values in new book

Oct 13, 2005

In an video interview, Senator Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania, affirmed that the single most-destructive force facing our nation today is... Read more

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New Vocations Program Encourages Renewed Priests to be 'Fishers of Men'

Oct 13, 2005

The United States Catholic Bishops Conference is launching  today a new program to renew priests' sense of vocational fulfillment and... Read more

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Federal Judge rules Holy See is sovereign state, lawsuit unlikely

Oct 12, 2005

As three men, claiming that the Vatican covered up priestly sexual abuse, continue to push a lawsuit against the head... Read more

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National Right to Life confident in Bush’s Supreme Court pick

Oct 12, 2005

As religious and pro-life groups continue to grapple with small bits of information from which to form an opinion about... Read more

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Archdiocese of Los Angeles discloses 155-page report on priestly sexual misconduct

Oct 12, 2005

In an act of good faith, the Archdiocese of Los Angeles posted on its Web site Wednesday a document that... Read more

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ABC program to feature Houston Catholics’ aid to hurricane survivors

Oct 12, 2005

A new documentary, slated to air soon on ABC, shares the stories of Catholic individuals and communities across the United... Read more

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Catholic radio station honors Terri Schiavo’s parents

Oct 12, 2005

Michigan Catholic Radio will honor Bob and Mary Schindler, parents of Terri Schiavo, with its 2005 Culture of Life Award... Read more

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Catholic thought influenced Founding Fathers, expert claims at University of Dallas

Oct 12, 2005

The founding of the United States by mostly Protestant Enlightenment-educated thinkers was subtly influenced by Catholic political thought, claims Scott... Read more

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Scientists make strides toward stem-cell cures--without killing embryos

Oct 11, 2005

A report in yesterday’s New York Times chronicled a team of scientists who are making strides to find medical cures... Read more

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Catholic Charities provides $9.4M to hurricane recovery efforts, makes long-term commitment

Oct 11, 2005

Catholic Charities USA has distributed more than $9.4 million to 50 local Catholic Charities and other Catholic organizations to date,... Read more

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Bankruptcy plan for Spokane includes sale of diocesan office, bishop’s residence

Oct 11, 2005

The Diocese of Spokane intends to sell its headquarters and the home of Bishop William Skylstad to settle sexual-abuse claims,... Read more