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Ad campaign to serve as guide to Catholic voters

Aug 29, 2004

A Catholic apologetics organization is taking out a full-page ad in the country's largest national newspaper tomorrow to tell Catholics... Read more

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College faculty defend attack on Christian belief as free speech

Aug 29, 2004

The faculty at Black Hawk College in Illinois have come to the defense of a sociology professor's right to free... Read more

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USCCB regrets NY judge saying partial-birth abortion is 'brutal'… but constitutional

Aug 29, 2004

The USCCB encourages the appeal of a court decision made last week, which found the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act unconstitutional. Read more

EWTN to release interview: Mel Gibson explains life after “The Passion”

Aug 26, 2004

EWTN announced this Friday that Actor and Academy Award-winning director and producer Mel Gibson sat down with Raymond Arroyo this... Read more

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Unborn with disabilities protected in UN document

Aug 26, 2004

In a victory for advocates of the unborn, the latest draft of a UN document to protect the rights of... Read more

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New voter guide for Catholics an alternative for USCCB guide

Aug 25, 2004

In the wake of controversy surrounding a presidential candidate questionnaire, produced by the lay staff of the U.S. Conference of... Read more

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Diocese hopeful that masses for abuse victims will bring healing

Aug 25, 2004

Staff of the Arlington Diocese are hopeful that a series of healing masses this fall for victims of sexual abuse... Read more

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Most Americans says politics should stay out of churches

Aug 24, 2004

A new poll released yesterday shows that most Americans are opposed to political parties obtaining church rosters and to Catholic... Read more

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Evangelization conference to be held at Anaheim over weekend

Aug 24, 2004

About 7,500 people are expected to attend the 14th annual National Catholic Family Conference at the Anaheim Convention Center this... Read more

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Forced divorce argued illegal under terms of Catholic antenuptial agreement

Aug 24, 2004

Couples who marry in the Roman Catholic Church are bound by an antenuptial (prenuptial) agreement, which includes specific rules about... Read more

New poll: Americans prefer funding stem-cell research that does not destroy embryos

Aug 23, 2004

Despite claims about the benefits of embryonic stem-cell research, Americans strongly prefer funding research that does not require destroying human... Read more

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Hispanic Business Leaders and Bishops meet in Denver, commit to promoting Ecclesia in America

Aug 22, 2004

Hispanic business and community leaders met with regional bishops, including Archbishop Charles Chaput of Denver, at the St. Malo Conference... Read more

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Use American talent to do business but bring in Faith, says Archbishop to Hispanic leaders

Aug 22, 2004

Archibishop Charles Chaput of Denver spoke to prominent Catholic businessmen on the relationship of the Christian with money at the... Read more

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Ukrainian patriarch celebrates Ukrainian national holiday in upstate New York

Aug 22, 2004

Cardinal Lubomyr Husar, patriarch of the Ukrainian Catholic Church, made a rare visit to Rochester and Irondequoit Aug. 21 to... Read more

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Thirty-three parishes in Fargo to close by 2010

Aug 22, 2004

Thirty-three parishes in rural North Dakota will close within the next six years due a shift of the population to... Read more

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U.S. expected to grow while rest of world shrinks, says report

Aug 19, 2004

A report released this week claims that almost all of the developed world will face serious and sustained population decline... Read more

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Bishops issue Q&A flyer on stem-cell research

Aug 19, 2004

In an effort to provide more information on the Catholic Church's position on stem-cell research and human cloning, the U.S.... Read more

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Editor of National Catholic Reporter resents blow to “impact” story

Aug 19, 2004

Tom Roberts, editor of the liberal weekly newspaper  National Catholic Reporter  wrote an  editorial column yesterday expressing his resentment with... Read more

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Trenton diocese invalidates girl’s first Communion because of use of substitute wafer

Aug 19, 2004

An 8 year old girl who is unable to eat wheat has had her first Communion invalidated by the diocese... Read more

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Employees accuse Planned Parenthood of racism, file claims with employment commission

Aug 19, 2004

Planned Parenthood of Los Angeles is the subject of multiple complaints of racism, filed with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity... Read more