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Catholic apologist regrets Cardinal Martino’s comments on Saddam

Dec 16, 2003

(By Deal Hudson) .- Deal Hudson, Catholic apologist and editor of  Crisis Magazine issued today an electronic newsletter criticizing Cardinal... Read more

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Florida town sued for not allowing display of Christian Nativity

Dec 16, 2003

A lawsuit was filed against the Town of Palm Beach Dec. 15, after town officials refused to display the Christian... Read more

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Scientific experts agree embryonic stem cells are unnecessary for medical progress

Dec 16, 2003

A new resource, compiled by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Prolife Committee, shows that international scientific experts agree that... Read more

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Country music world impressed by "The Passion of the Christ"

Dec 14, 2003

According to Chonda Pierce, a best-selling Southern comedienne with an audience of 1.5 million nationwide, a private screening of Mel... Read more

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Two years after major stroke, Mother Angelica lives life of prayer

Dec 11, 2003

An official press release from the Eternal World Television Network (EWTN) announced that almost two years after suffering a major... Read more

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Bishops' official applauds Abortion Non-Discrimination Act

Dec 11, 2003

A new act, which does not discriminate against health-care professionals who choose not to perform an abortion, received praise from... Read more

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Native Americans venerate Our Lady of Guadalupe

Dec 11, 2003

The feast day of Our Lady of Guadalupe is expected to gather hundreds of people today in Cowlic, a village... Read more

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Lutheran-Catholic Dialogue meets to finalize document on ‘The Church as way of Salvation’

Dec 11, 2003

Representatives of the Lutheran-Catholic Dialogue in the United States met Dec. 4-7 at St. Paul’s College to finalize a text... Read more

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Marian Year Inaugurated at National Shrine in DC

Dec 9, 2003

Next year will mark the 150th anniversary of the solemn proclamation of the dogma of the Immaculate Conception and the... Read more

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Abortions in Pennsylvania down for 2002, bishops reveal

Dec 9, 2003

As a result of intense pro-life activity, the number of abortions in the state of Pennsylvania declined in 2002 by... Read more

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Costa Rica and Unites States achieve pro-life victory on cloning issue at the UN

Dec 9, 2003

A new effort by Costa Rica on Tuesday to obtain a total ban on human cloning—with the support of the... Read more

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Major media hide  fact women die for legal abortion, expert says

Dec 8, 2003

The startling results of the latest survey on abortion in the United States show that women die of legal abortions... Read more

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PETA billboard depicts Virgin Mary cradling chicken carcass

Dec 8, 2003

The animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is hoping that a billboard of the Virgin Mary... Read more

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Bishop supports outreach to AIDS victims, not AIDS walk

Dec 7, 2003

Bishop Raymond L. Burke of La Crosse said he supports the diocesan outreach ministry to AIDS victims but, because of... Read more

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U.S. bishops speak out against over-the-counter "emergency contraception"

Dec 7, 2003

Emergency contraceptives should not be switched from prescription to over-the-counter drugs, say the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB).  Read more

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No regrets for urging Catholic politicians to vote pro-life: Bishop Burke

Dec 7, 2003

A bishop who wrote letters to two Catholic state legislators and one member of Congress, urging them to support pro-life... Read more

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Episcopal diocese requests membership in Catholic Church

Dec 4, 2003

An Episcopalian diocese approached the Vatican and requested to come into the Roman Catholic Church, Seattle Archbishop Alexander J. Brunett... Read more

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Catholic lawmakers must vote pro-life: Bishop Burke

Dec 4, 2003

As practicing Catholics, Catholic lawmakers cannot support legislation that is "anti-life," said Bishop Raymond L. Burke in letters that he... Read more

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Public universities go to battle in favor of same-sex benefits

Dec 4, 2003

The Thomas More Law Center has questioned the use of public funds by universities to advance the homosexual agenda after... Read more

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Boston Archbishop to sell residence

Dec 3, 2003

The Archdiocese of Boston officially announced on Wednesday that it is about to sell the Archbishop's grand residence located in... Read more