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Wave of divorce follows Massachusetts’ same-sex weddings

Dec 12, 2004

Several same-sex couples in Massachusetts have begun seeking divorces less than seven months after they were given the legal right... Read more

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Our Lady of Guadalupe honored by Catholics across U.S.

Dec 12, 2004

Catholic Latinos across the United States celebrated the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, the patroness of the Americas, with... Read more

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Catholic Charities report clients' greatest need is for emergency services

Dec 12, 2004

A recent survey conducted by Catholic Charities USA has revealed that the greatest needs of the clients of local Catholic... Read more

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Denver archbishop: ‘scrub’ words ‘Happy Holidays’ from Catholic vocabulary

Dec 9, 2004

Archbishop Charles Chaput of Denver has urged his faithful to “scrub” the expression “Happy Holidays” from Catholic vocabulary. Read more

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Pro-Life demonstrators make First Amendment appeal to Supreme Court

Dec 9, 2004

Pro-life demonstrators, who were arrested at a Kansas City intersection in June 2001 because of the complaints of passers-by that... Read more

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St. Paul Cathedral's bells to toll again for Christmas

Dec 9, 2004

The bells will ring this Christmas at the Cathedral of St. Paul. Read more

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Two rulings expected on whether public displays of Nativity are permissible

Dec 9, 2004

Two judges are expected to rule next week in separate cases on whether the Christian Nativity scene can be displayed... Read more

Bishop Wilton Gregory, former USCCB President, new Archbishop of Atlanta

Dec 8, 2004

Pope John Paul II has named the Most Reverend Wilton D. Gregory, untill now Bishop of Belleville, as the sixth... Read more

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National Shrine Rector Named West Virginia Bishop

Dec 8, 2004

Pope John Paul II has named Msgr. Michael J. Bransfield, rector of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the... Read more

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Pro-family organizaton responds to California Attorney General on “freedom of conscience attack”

Dec 8, 2004

A leading pro-family organization, Campaign for Children and Families, issued a response to California Attorney General Bill Lockyer’s announcement yesterday... Read more

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“Icon for immigrants” given a home in parish church known as haven for immigrants

Dec 8, 2004

A life-sized statue of Christ found floating in the Rio Grande last year has been donated to Our Lady of... Read more

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HLI urges Bush administration to rescind population-control policy

Dec 8, 2004

An international pro-life organization called upon the United States government to revoke its radical population-control policy at a press conference... Read more

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Vandals target Jesus statue

Dec 8, 2004

A Catholic church in Delaware was vandalized Dec. 6, for the third time in recent weeks. This time, a bronze... Read more

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Sister celebrates 100th birthday with joy

Dec 8, 2004

Sr. Mary Martin dePorres McKenna’s 100 years witness to a life of faith, joy and service. Read more

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College Students Reach Out to Community For World Aids Day

Dec 8, 2004

Ranked last year by the Princeton Review as the number one party school in the nation, and still reeling from... Read more

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Christmas considered controversial despite majority population, notes Catholic League

Dec 7, 2004

Catholic League president William Donohue commended four major department stores in New York for wishing their Jewish patrons Happy Chanukah,... Read more

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Preservation of cross at Mount Soledad depends on president

Dec 7, 2004

Two local congressmen have intervened in the 15-year battle to save the cross atop Mount Soledad in La Jolla, Ca.... Read more

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Ohio Catholic wife takes marriage case to Vatican tribunal to prevent ‘no fault’ divorce

Dec 7, 2004

An Ohio woman is waiting to hear from the Catholic Church’s international tribunal in Rome whether her husband has a... Read more

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Boston College considers merger with Weston

Dec 7, 2004

Boston College and the Weston Jesuit School of Theology are discussing a merger, reported the Associated Press. Read more

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Over 1300 College students expected at Catholic University Conference

Dec 7, 2004

The Fellowship of Catholic University Students recently announced it’s seventh annual National Student Leadership Conference to be held in Denver... Read more