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U.S. Congress approves Medal of Freedom to Pope John Paul

A resolution in the Senate to award Pope John Paul II the Presidential Medal of Freedom passed without a single... Read more

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Archbishop of San Antonio warns Catholics of Costa Rican cult

Archbishop Patrick Flores of San Antonio is urging Catholics to stay away from Costa Rican cult in which a former... Read more

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Catholic Media Declares "Theresa Schindler Schiavo Day"

The Catholic Media Coalition has declared Nov. 30, 2003 Theresa Schindler Schiavo Day and has sought support from the U.S.... Read more

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Chewable contraceptive pills aimed at young girls get FDA approval

The U.S. Federal Drug Administration (FDA) issued its approval of a spearmint-flavored chewable contraceptive tablet Nov. 14. Read more

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Priests are called to holiness despite struggles, says Cardinal Castrillón

In the present international situation, Christians have to be in communion with God, said Dario Cardinal Castrillón Hoyos, who inaugurated... Read more

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Clergy Condemns Massachusetts Ruling on 'Gay Marriage'

Massachusetts' Catholic bishops are calling for the reversal of a ruling made by the Supreme Judicial Court yesterday, which overturns... Read more

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Bishop defends Catholic statement opposing same-sex unions

Marriage is in a crisis in the U.S., and the legalization of same-sex marriages would be another diminishing of society,... Read more

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Brooklyn diocese celebrates 150 years

The Diocese of Brooklyn celebrated its 150th anniversary by toasting its immigrants community who organized the diocese and continue to... Read more

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Workers boycott stops construction of abortion clinic

A contractor hired to build an abortion clinic quit his job this month after all of his workers and subcontractors... Read more

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Gibson's leading critic resigns from Anti-Defamation League

A leading critic of Mel Gibson's film, "The Passion of Christ", resigned from his post at the Anti-Defamation League last... Read more

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Young Catholic students receive visit from pen-pal sergeant

Students at St. Michael's Catholic School in Cary have been learning a lot about service and community in their special... Read more

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Catholic bishops predict "hard times ahead" with upcoming study on sexual misconduct

The release of three news studies in priestly sexual abuse in early 2004 means the U.S. bishops will face “hard... Read more

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Catholic organization regrets removal of judge in favor of “10 Commandments

The Thomas More Law Center called yesterday’s decision that voted Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore out of office “outrageous” and... Read more

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Catholic Orders seek recruits in Cyberspace

Catholic communities are increasingly tapping into modern technology and going where the youth are to attract new vocations – in... Read more

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Same-sex unions can never be equal to marriage: U.S. bishops

It is not unjust to deny legal status to same-sex unions because marriage and same-sex unions are essentially different realities,... Read more

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Catholic Bishops' document to reject "pro-choice" politics as compatible with Catholic identity

Pro-abortion politicians who claim to be Catholic may be hearing from their bishops soon. The U.S. bishops are considering developing... Read more

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American Life League applauds Bishops' response on "pro-choice" Catholic politicians

The American Life League applauded the U.S. bishops' decision earlier this week to study how the Church should respond to... Read more

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Bishop speaks out on Terri's behalf

A U.S. bishop spoke out on behalf of Terri Schindler Schiavo, a brain-damaged Florida woman, who has been in a... Read more

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Thomas More Law Center defends Christmas in U.S. federal courts

The Thomas More Law Centre is taking the City of New York and some of its public school officials to... Read more

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U.S. bishops urged to promote communion, accept criticism from laity

The president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops urged his fellow bishops to promote unity and accept criticism... Read more