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Catholic college on the horizon for Diocese of Pheonix

Apr 21, 2004

A project to start a Catholic college in the Diocese of Pheonix got the push and support it needed by... Read more

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‘Call to Compassion’ rally urges structural reform, aid to the needy in Denver

Apr 21, 2004

Catholic Charities Denver has invited elected officials and public citizens to answer a call to compassion this Saturday at an... Read more

Voters, politicians must follow informed conscience, says Archbishop Chaput

Apr 20, 2004

Conscience is never just a matter of personal opinion or “a pious alibi for doing what we want, or what... Read more

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Winning the Catholic vote critical to Kerry, experts say

Apr 20, 2004

The Catholic vote is very important and often the deciding factor in national elections, say two political experts interviewed by... Read more

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U.S. bishops seek support for communications campaign

Apr 20, 2004

The Catholic Communication Campaign (CCC) wants to make certain that the Good News is part of the media experience for... Read more

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Catholic law center seeks to intervene and protect marriage

Apr 19, 2004

The Thomas More Law Center is one of three Christian-based public interest law firms that is representing five parties in... Read more

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Two U.S. dioceses to close parishes due to priest shortage

Apr 19, 2004

Two U.S. dioceses have announced new parish reorganization plans to deal with the shortage of priests and a sharp decline... Read more

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Capital campaigning picks up in Catholic schools

Apr 19, 2004

In an attempt to maintain quality education and keep enrollment up, Catholic schools in Boston have taken to marketing and... Read more

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Colorado’s politicians react to Denver archbishop’s strong words

Apr 18, 2004

Archbishop Charles Chaput’s recent opinion column created a stir among Colorado politicians after he stated that Catholic politicians must advocate... Read more

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Floridians to vote on parental notification law

Apr 18, 2004

On November 2, the voters of Florida will not only play a decisive role in the presidential elections, they will... Read more

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Expert confirms abortifacient nature of morning after pill

Apr 18, 2004

As debate continues about the inclusion of the morning after pill in family planning programs throughout Latin America, an expert... Read more

Catholics must be coherent in faith and politics: Archbishop Chaput

Apr 15, 2004

Catholics must be coherent in their political choices and vote for political leaders whose platforms are in line with their... Read more

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Catholic hospitals weigh Pope’s teaching on treatment for patients in a vegetative state

Apr 15, 2004

Catholic hospitals in the United States are deliberating whether to uphold Pope John Paul II’s latest teaching on treatment offered... Read more

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Record $11.9 million in grants for poor U.S. dioceses

Apr 15, 2004

The Catholic Home Missions Appeal will award a record $11.9 million in grants this year to the poorest dioceses in... Read more

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Sen. Kerry meets Washington archbishop

Apr 15, 2004

Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry met with Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, archbishop of Washington, for the first time yesterday. Read more

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Priest to lawmakers: Don't be like JFK

Apr 14, 2004

A Catholic priest from the diocese of Colorado Springs opened a session of the Colorado House of Representatives by asking... Read more

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Catholic vote will be critical in upcoming election, political analyst says

Apr 14, 2004

In the view of Arnold Hamilton, a political analyst for the Knight Ridder Tribune News Service, the Catholic vote will... Read more

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Passion soundtrack gets gold from Recording Industry

Apr 14, 2004

The soundtrack of Mel Gibson's “The Passion of the Christ” was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America,... Read more

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Catholic schools need to teach about Catholic heroes, says Archbishop O’Malley

Apr 13, 2004

Catholic schools must teach students about Catholic heroes, especially in the current social climate, characterized by sexual immorality and an... Read more

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National Shrine begins effort to complete ceiling mosaic

Apr 13, 2004

After more than 35 years, the National Shrine will embellish in colorful mosaic a third dome in the Great Upper... Read more