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Woman wins legal battle to see court file regarding abortion request

Dec 1, 2004

A Michigan woman won a five-year legal battle for the right to see her court file regarding a request that... Read more

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Settlement reported imminent between California diocese and alleged sexual abuse victims

Nov 30, 2004

A settlement is reported to be imminent between the Catholic Diocese of Orange and 60 alleged victims of clergy sexual... Read more

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Public schools should respect faith practice of Muslim and Christian students equally, says Catholic League

Nov 30, 2004

In recent years, public schools across the United States have removed Christmas traditions in an attempt to be “inclusive” and... Read more

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Pro-life group seeks ‘prayer missionaries’ to be part of new e-mail prayer network

Nov 30, 2004

The largest pro-life organization in the world is seeking people who are willing to assist in its pro-life mission through... Read more

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US bishops’ Christmas special to air on NBC stations

Nov 30, 2004

An hour-long Christmas special, produced by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' Catholic Communication Campaign (CCC), will be distributed... Read more

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Pro-family group urges legislators to defend marriage despite Supreme Court decision

Nov 29, 2004

The U.S. Supreme Court declined to intervene yesterday in the May 17 Massachusetts court ruling that has allowed same-sex couples... Read more

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U.S. businesses receive ‘Religion-Friendly Zone’ decals in time for Christmas

Nov 29, 2004

Every December the Catholic League expends considerable resources fighting against those who seek to censor Christmas. This year, the league... Read more

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‘God Squad’ constructs Nativity scene in downtown Chicago

Nov 29, 2004

The God Squad, a group of carpenters and tradesmen, donated their time and energies Nov. 27 to construct a one-of-a-kind... Read more

Miami Archbishop denounces Cuban government for blocking entry of donations

Nov 29, 2004

Archbishop John Favalora of Miami traveled to Cuba on Monday to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Archdiocese of Santiago... Read more

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Catholic bishops advise sick parishioners not to shake hands or drink from chalice

Nov 28, 2004

Concerned about the health of their parishioners, several United States bishops have issued advisories, telling churchgoers that they should not... Read more

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New Catholic high school likely for Northern Colorado

Nov 28, 2004

Plans for a new Catholic high school and eventual church are brewing in the Archdiocese of Denver, north of the... Read more

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Praying the rosary brings change to community

Nov 25, 2004

It’s a powerful tool that is changing communities and changing hearts; it’s the rosary. Its popularity has increased over recent... Read more

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Archbishop meets with parishioners to answer questions on conscience, homosexuality

Nov 25, 2004

Archbishop John Vlazny of Portland, Oregon, met with about 125 parishioners from St. Clare Parish earlier this week for a... Read more

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Teacher banned from using historic documents due to God reference

Nov 24, 2004

A California school threw “aside all common sense” in its decision to ban a teacher from providing students with handouts... Read more

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Movement proposing adoption to abortion picks up speed in Illinois

Nov 24, 2004

The adoption movement doesn’t get much play in the public policy arena and in the press, but Daniel K. Proft,... Read more

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U.S. Congress acts to save the Mt. Soledad Cross - atheist blames ‘Jihad Jesus Republicans’

Nov 23, 2004

The United States Congress has acted to save a  43-foot tall cross atop Mount Soledad in San Diego, whose removal... Read more

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Bishops' official applauds passage of federal bill that includes pro-life measure

Nov 23, 2004

An official with the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has praised Congress for passing the Hyde-Weldon Conscience Protection Amendment... Read more

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Catholic schools seeking new strategies to remain open in Rochester

Nov 23, 2004

Catholic schools of the Diocese of Rochester have announced a series of new strategies to keep their Catholic schools open... Read more

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Kid can give thanks to God on Thanksgiving… thanks to watchdog legal group

Nov 23, 2004

Responding to legal advice from its attorneys, after complaints from an outraged parent, Lincoln-Franklin Elementary School in Garwood, New Jersey,... Read more

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EWTN announces special Christmas programming

Nov 23, 2004

EWTN will air exclusive coverage of special live events and related programming for Advent and Christmas on television, radio and... Read more