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EWTN Web site teaches the faith to kids

Mar 6, 2005

EWTNKids has taken off in a new way. Launched two years ago, Catholic schools across the U.S. have begun using... Read more

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Christian Iranians granted asylum in U.S.

Mar 6, 2005

An Iranian family's five-year fight to stay in the United States ended March 2 when they were finally granted political... Read more

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China Aid Association reports Christian leaders deported; tortured

Mar 6, 2005

On Wednesday, the China Aid Association (CAA) announced numerous reports of Christians being deported from China and one church pastor... Read more

Chaput defends Church’s role in public life

Mar 3, 2005

Speaking to a sometimes hostile crowd of civic and business leaders on Tuesday, Denver’s Archbishop Charles Chaput set out to defend... Read more

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Bishop Olmsted makes case for the need to kneel during consecration

Mar 3, 2005

Kneeling during mass plays a central role in worship and must be encouraged in Catholic parishes, said Bishop Thomas J.... Read more

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Florida Bishops break silence on Schiavo case

Mar 3, 2005

In a statement made public yesterday, but dated February 28th, the Florida Catholic Conference broke their silence regarding brain-damaged Terri... Read more

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U.S. has not backed down on pro-life stance to U.N.

Mar 3, 2005

Contrary to what many media sources have been reporting, the U.S. has not backed down on what has been called... Read more

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Schindlers request new trial in Terri Schiavo case based on judge's error

Mar 3, 2005

The attorney for Terri Schindler Schiavo's parents has filed a new motion, alleging that Judge George W. Greer’s decision in... Read more

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Gonzaga University discriminates against Christian students, columnist says

Mar 3, 2005

A distinguished law professor at UNC-Wilmington recently wrote the president of the Jesuit-run Gonzaga University in Spokane, Wash., pointing out... Read more

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Catholic Charities welcomes senators' antipoverty agenda

Mar 3, 2005

Catholic Charities USA welcomes some senators’ efforts to put poverty issues on the Congressional agenda, calling their proposals “a good... Read more

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Matano appointed Bishop of Burlington

Mar 2, 2005

The Vatican recently announced that Pope John Paul has appointed Msgr. Salvatore Ronald Matano as Bishop Coadjutor of the diocese... Read more

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Catholic leaders urged to defend Terri Schiavo’s right to life

Mar 2, 2005

American Life League is calling on Florida’s bishops and priests to defend Terri Schindler Schiavo’s right to life and to... Read more

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Disability-rights activist, once considered ‘a vegetable’, joins fight for Terri Schiavo

Mar 2, 2005

A disability-rights activist, who was once dependent on a feeding tube and considered “a vegetable” by medical professionals, has joined... Read more

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Colorado Catholic Conference speaks out against mandatory contraception bill

Mar 2, 2005

The Colorado Catholic Conference is encouraging the state’s faithful to fight against a new bill before the state’s House of... Read more

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Family Research Council spokesman expresses hope in Ten Commandments case

Mar 2, 2005

Yesterday, Pat Trueman, Senior Legal Council for the Family Research Council called the day’s arguments in the cases of McCreary... Read more

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New bishop installed at La Crosse Diocese

Mar 2, 2005

Chicago native Bishop Jerome Listecki was installed as the new bishop of the Diocese of La Crosse this week. The... Read more

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Terri Schiavo’s brother to speak at Princeton University

Mar 1, 2005

Terri Schindler Schiavo’s brother, Bobby Schindler, is scheduled to speak today on the Princeton University campus about his 41-year-old disabled... Read more

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CWA says Supreme Court should uphold Ten Commandments displays

Mar 1, 2005

Concerned Women for America (CWA) is cautiously optimistic that the U.S. Supreme Court will affirm the constitutionality of public displays... Read more

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US bishops applaud Supreme Court decision revoking death penalty for juveniles

Mar 1, 2005

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) applauds the Supreme Court’s decision to revoke the death penalty for juvenile... Read more

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President invites Catholic schools to offer supplemental services through state program

Mar 1, 2005

President George Bush and the Secretary of Education have encouraged Catholic schools and their leaders to consider being providers of... Read more