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Abortions in Pennsylvania down for 2002, bishops reveal

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

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

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

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

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"

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Catholic Church in Illinois challenges law giving accusers more time to sue

The Catholic Church in Illinois, which includes the Archdiocese of Chicago, is challenging a new state law that grants more... Read more

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California High Court holds decision on Catholic Church and contraceptive law

The California Supreme Court has made no immediate decision in the appeal of the local Catholic Church to be exempted... Read more

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U.S. bishops urge Congress to approve bill banning human patents

A bill banning the patenting of human organisms must be approved by the Senate to prevent the commodifying and marketing... Read more

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Catholic challenge to contraception law is rejected in New York

A New York court ruled that a law, requiring employers to include contraceptives in drug prescription plans, does not intrude... Read more

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Dialogue Between Catholic Church and Reformed Churches continues in the U.S.

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) announced last week that the dialogue between the Catholic Church and the... Read more

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Bishops of Massachusetts call Catholics to campaign against same-sex marriage

Catholic bishops in Massachusetts are urging the faithful to mobilize against the recent Supreme Judicial Court's ruling that will allow... Read more

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California court to decide if Catholic employer can be exempt from contraceptive law

The California Supreme Court is set to hear a case Tuesday and decide if Catholic Charities, a Church-based outreach program,... Read more

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Wichita bishop sees challenge in new diocese appointment

Bishop Thomas Olmsted of Wichita has mixed emotions as he prepares to take over the much larger and troubled Diocese... Read more

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Banning Catholic views from public schools akin to Nazism: federal judge

An attorney from the Thomas More Law Center is optimistic that a ruling, expected  around Dec. 1, will be favorable... Read more