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Media study calculates more than 1,300 priests were accused of sexual abuse since 1950

Feb 10, 2004

Just two weeks before the release of an unprecedented national report on clergy sexual abuse in the U.S. Church, the... Read more

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‘The Passion’ should not affect Jewish-Catholic relations, says Archbishop Chaput

Feb 9, 2004

Members of the Jewish and Catholic faith have the right to differ over “The Passion of the Christ” but that... Read more

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Archbishop O’Malley headed rally for traditional marriage

Feb 8, 2004

About 2,000 people came out to a rally yesterday to support a state constitutional amendment that will maintain the traditional... Read more

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Gibson explains the ‘Passion’ to churchgoers via satellite

Feb 8, 2004

Mel Gibson spoke with thousands of churchgoers, after screenings of his film “The Passion of the Christ” Feb. 7, and... Read more

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“The Passion of the Christ” to be debuted in Latin America in Peru, Mexico and Argentina

Feb 8, 2004

Officials at Warner Bros/20TH Century Fox have revealed to CNA that Peru, where the conglomerate has distribution rights, will be... Read more

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Dallas man rents 20-screen complex to show “Passion” to 6,000 people

Feb 8, 2004

Arch Bonnema, a member of the Dallas-area Prestonwood Baptist Church near Dallas, has decided to involve his family in renting... Read more

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Washburn University sculpture leads to Catholic reaction

Feb 5, 2004

Wichita Catholic high schools announced this week that they are no longer welcoming Washburn University admissions officers on their campuses... Read more

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Mass. ruling expected to create push for Marriage Protection Amendment in Illinois

Feb 5, 2004

A decision by the Massachusetts court this week, which upheld homosexuals’ right to marriage, has strengthened the resolve in Illinois... Read more

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Marriage, not civil unions, for same-sex couples, says Massachusetts court

Feb 4, 2004

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court declared yesterday that the creation of a new legal category for the union of same-sex... Read more

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Gibson may delete a scene in 'Passion'

Feb 4, 2004

The New York Times reported yesterday that a close associate of Mel Gibson said the actor/director has decided to delete... Read more

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Catholic League report puts clergy sexual abuse in context

Feb 3, 2004

In anticipation of two major studies on clergy sexual abuse that will be released Feb. 27, the Catholic League for... Read more

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Baptists launch evangelization campaign based on ‘The Passion’

Feb 3, 2004

The Baptist General Convention of Texas is hoping Mel Gibson’s “The Passion of the Christ”, to be released in theaters... Read more

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Archbishop Burke would refuse Kerry Communion

Feb 2, 2004

Archbishop Raymond Burke of St. Louis would refuse to give the leading Democratic presidential candidate the Eucharist because of the... Read more

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Diocesan campaign shows strength, faith in local church

Feb 2, 2004

In a show of remarkable support in the wake of a clergy sexual-abuse scandal, more than 20,000 donations poured in... Read more

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Bishop Gomez blesses dormitory for Hispanic Americans in Mexico City

Feb 1, 2004

Auxiliary Bishop José Gomez of Denver traveled to Mexico City early last month to bless a new dormitory at a... Read more

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Rosary hits airwaves in the Bible belt

Feb 1, 2004

A special on the rosary will hit the airwaves in South Carolina this month thanks to the state’s only Catholic... Read more

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Bishop hopeful about U.S. immigration policy reform regarding Mexican workers

Jan 29, 2004

Bishop José H. Gomez is making an appeal to U.S. Catholics to take an active role in the months ahead... Read more

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Lacrosse Bishop’s message to Catholic politicians lauded

Jan 29, 2004

Bishops, Catholic leaders and people committed to a pro-life cause are glad that La Crosse Bishop Raymond L. Burke disciplined... Read more

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Poll: Women say abortion makes life worse

Jan 29, 2004

Only 16 percent of all of the women polled for a new national survey believe abortion makes women's lives better,... Read more

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Campaign promotes "parents right to know" before daughters under 18 get abortion

Jan 27, 2004

Catholic organizations have less than 80 days to gather one million signatures in support a ballot measure to change the... Read more