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Bishops applaud President for Unborn Victims of Violence Act

Apr 1, 2004

The U.S. bishops applaud President George Bush for signing the Unborn Victims of Violence Act into law yesterday. Also known... Read more

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Cardinal Keeler calls for full ban on cloning, embryonic research

Apr 1, 2004

The ban, suggested by President's Council on Bioethics, of certain reproductive technologies are laudable but not enough, and should be... Read more

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Open invitation to National Prayer Breakfast

Mar 31, 2004

Catholics will host a national prayer breakfast at the end of the month “to thank God for the blessings bestowed... Read more

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More than 150,000 people to join U.S. Catholic Church on Holy Saturday

Mar 30, 2004

More than 150,000 Americans will join the Catholic Church Holy Saturday, April 10, through the Rite of Christian Initiation of... Read more

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Gay “Marriage” ban passed but “civil unions” approved in Massachusetts

Mar 29, 2004

Massachusetts legislators took a significant step on Monday toward banning gay “marriage,” but at the cost of legalizing “civil unions,”... Read more

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Man confesses burglary after viewing “The Passion of the Christ” with his mother

Mar 29, 2004

The Arizona Tribune reported on Monday that a repentant burglar turned himself in Sunday in Mesa after watching Mel Gibson’s... Read more

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Christian alternative to Girl Scouts growing in U.S.

Mar 29, 2004

The Christian-based American Heritage Girls seems to be growing across the U.S. as an alternative to the Girl Scouts, which... Read more

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Virginity pledges lower out-of-wedlock births

Mar 29, 2004

A new study from The Heritage Foundation has found that young women, who take an abstinence or virginity pledge, are... Read more

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USCCB applauds passage of Unborn Victims of Violence Act

Mar 28, 2004

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops applauded the Senate for passing the Unborn Victims of Violence Act, S. 1019,... Read more

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Marriage and family rally set for San Francisco

Mar 28, 2004

A prayer rally in support of marriage and family will be held in San Francisco this week, the day before... Read more

“Passion of the Christ” moves man to confess murder

Mar 25, 2004

The Houston Chronicle reported on Thursday that a case of apparent suicide has been ruled a murder after a 21-year-old... Read more

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Unborn Victims of Violence Act passed by the Senate

Mar 25, 2004

An important piece of pro-life legislation could be soon signed by President Bush after the Senate passed yesterday the Unborn... Read more

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American Life League urges archbishop to ban Kerry

Mar 25, 2004

The American Life League has requested that Archbishop Sean O’Malley of Boston “consider further action” against Senator John F. Kerry... Read more

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Jesuit College hosts VOTF in New Jersey despite Archbishop's opposition

Mar 25, 2004

A Jesuit-run college in New Jersey will host a lay reform group to meet in one of its buildings next... Read more

Ave Maria University to build one of largest Catholic churches in U.S.

Mar 24, 2004

Ave Maria University announced plans yesterday to build one of the largest Catholic churches in the United States – the... Read more

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Bishop of Oakland rejects running VOTF ad in Catholic paper

Mar 24, 2004

A Catholic publication refused to run an ad about a one-day seminar, sponsored by Voice of the Faithful and the... Read more

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Possible miracle for ‘snowshoe bishop’ gives cause new momentum

Mar 24, 2004

The possibility of a miracle may give new momentum to the cause for the sainthood of Marquette’s first bishop, Frederic... Read more

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Suffering can lead to self-knowledge, intimacy with God, panelists say

Mar 23, 2004

The power of "The Passion of the Christ" is its effectiveness in helping people understand that their personal suffering, when... Read more

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University students to gather in Rome for youth forum

Mar 23, 2004

University students from all over the world will have the opportunity to “bridge evangelism with intellectualism and religious values” at... Read more

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Jewish-Christian surveys show ‘Passion’ not generating anti-Semitism

Mar 23, 2004

According to two recent surveys, “The Passion of the Christ” has not caused an increase in anti-Semitic sentiment among Americans... Read more