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Legislator and Catholic Law Center launch first direct legal attack on Roe v. Wade

Jan 25, 2004

In the first legislative initiative of its kind, South Dakota State Representative Matt McCaulley introduced a bill Jan. 23, that... Read more

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Catholic radio network expands, buys Minneapolis station for $7 million

Jan 25, 2004

Minnesota Public Radio confirmed Jan. 23 that it is selling WMNN 1330 AM Minneapolis to a subsidiary of the leading... Read more

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Roe v. Wade made abortion ‘routine’, USCCB official

Jan 22, 2004

Thirty-one years of Roe v. Wade has changed social norms and made abortion routine, said an official with the United... Read more

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President supports thousands at March for Life

Jan 22, 2004

Tens of thousands of pro-life advocates gathered in Washington for the March for Life yesterday and demanded that Roe v.... Read more

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ADL back to the offensive against “The Passion of the  Christ”

Jan 22, 2004

Two members of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) renewed their concerns about Mel Gibson’s film on the last hours of the... Read more

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Goal of today's March for Life: ‘overturn Roe vs Wade’ organizer says

Jan 21, 2004

Thousands of demonstrators will gather for the annual March for Life rally in Washington, D.C., today with the goal of... Read more

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Gibson expects ‘the worst is yet to come’

Jan 21, 2004

During yet another screening of his film on the Passion of Christ, Mel Gibson predicted that "the worst is yet... Read more

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Catholic health ministry urges President Bush to hold White House health care summit

Jan 21, 2004

President George W. Bush’s plan for expanding health coverage “falls short of addressing the dire circumstances surrounding more than 43... Read more

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March for Life turns 30

Jan 20, 2004

Religious leaders of all faiths, elected officials, leaders of right-to-life organizations and pro-lifers from across the country will assemble in... Read more

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Catholic schools slowly recovering, but still having a hard time report says

Jan 20, 2004

Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Chicago have been battling a drop in student enrollment for years and are looking... Read more

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Unprecedented summit of Catholic Cardinals, Jewish leaders, held in NY

Jan 20, 2004

A two-day gathering of some of the world's highest-level Catholic and Jewish leaders resulted in a call for general religious... Read more

Pope’s reaction to Gibson film still stirs debate

Jan 19, 2004

Articles about who said what to whom continue to make headlines as the debate about what the Pope actually said... Read more

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Scientists object to therapeutic cloning

Jan 19, 2004

There’s more than moral reason to object to therapeutic cloning, says the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops in the... Read more

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Family groups oppose bill that will force five-year-olds to attend school

Jan 19, 2004

A new bill that will force five-year-olds to attend school will receive a hearing tomorrow in the state Legislature.  Read more

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At “Reconciliation Concert” Pope calls monotheistic leaders to have courage for peace

Jan 18, 2004

At the end of a concert dedicated to reconciliation among Jews, Christians and Muslims held at the Paul VI Hall... Read more

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One million Catholic families urged to take action to uphold traditional marriage

Jan 18, 2004

In anticipation of a vote in the state Legislature on a constitutional amendment regarding same-sex marriage Feb. 11, the state's... Read more

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Archbishop aims call at some Catholic politicians

Jan 18, 2004

Catholic politicians who support abortion, assisted suicide or any other issues out-of-step with Church teachings on life issues should refrain... Read more

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Cincinnati to have good showing at national March for Life

Jan 18, 2004

The Catholics of the archdiocese of Cincinnati will be well represented at the national March for Life Jan. 22 in... Read more

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Gibson says won't be deterred from Passion of the Christ even though it might kill his career

Jan 15, 2004

In exclusive interview on EWTN Global Network, Mel Gibson said he thinks his latest movie, “The Passion of the Christ”,... Read more

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Boston archdiocese to offer special training on how to reach out to victims of clergy sexual abuse

Jan 14, 2004

The Archdiocese of Boston will begin to offer special training to help parish priests effectively reach out to victims of... Read more