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Catholics, as voters or elected officials, must defend human person, bishop Wenski says

Oct 21, 2004

In a homily during the Closing Mass of the Catholic Leadership Conference held in Philadelphia yesterday, Bishop Thomas Wenski of... Read more

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West Virginia Bishop: abortion is 'Greatest Evil of Our Age'

Oct 21, 2004

In the light of statistics that indicate that “Catholics are no different than the general population in their opinion on... Read more

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Vatican says 'No' to cloning at UN assembly

Oct 21, 2004

The Vatican has backed a treaty that completely bans human cloning as United Nations members began two days of debate... Read more

Church instrumental for integration of Hispanic immigrants, says Bishop Gomez

Oct 20, 2004

The integration of Hispanic immigrants in the United States will not be possible without the commitment of the Catholic Church,... Read more

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Milwaukee priests urge U.S. bishops not to decide on refusing Communion to pro-abortion politicians

Oct 20, 2004

In a letter addressed to Theodore Cardinal McCarrick and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, the Milwaukee Archdiocese Priest... Read more

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President Bush meets with Cardinal Rigali of Philadelphia

Oct 20, 2004

President George W. Bush met with Cardinal Rigali, Archbishop of Philadelphia, this afternoon in Philadelphia. The president had requested the... Read more

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Catholic League slams Ford Foundation for supporting anti-Catholic groups

Oct 19, 2004

The Ford Foundation has established a new policy, barring beneficiaries from engaging in any activity that “promotes violence, terrorism, bigotry,... Read more

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Family Research Council to team up with John Kerry on issue of Free Speech

Oct 19, 2004

In a letter to Senator John Kerry, the Family Research Council has formally requested that the Democratic presidential candidate sponsor... Read more

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Bishops urge voters to reject abortion, stem-cell research during pro-life rally

Oct 19, 2004

Led by their bishops, about 1,500 Catholics rallied at the Statehouse in Trenton, Oct. 18, to urge political leaders and... Read more

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Diocesan lawyers ban Catholic voting guides

Oct 19, 2004

Officials in three U.S. dioceses have instructed pastors and parish administrators not to distribute the "Voter's Guide for Serious Catholics,"... Read more

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Archbishop of Lima leads celebration of Peruvian devotion in New York

Oct 19, 2004

The Archbishop of Lima, Cardinal Juan Luis Cipriani, celebrated the traditional Peruvian October devotion of Our Lord of the Miracles... Read more

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Catholic Music Network launches new and interactive website

Oct 19, 2004

CatholicMusicNetwork.com, one of the most important websites for Catholic music during the last four years, has announced it is launching... Read more

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Catholics for Kerry claim Kerry "right" and Bush "wrong" for Catholics

Oct 19, 2004

Advocates for Sen. Kerry’s bid for the presidency, Catholics for Kerry, have published a list of reasons claiming that Sen.... Read more

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Catholics demand that Kerry be coherent with faith before alleged "big Catholic statement"

Oct 19, 2004

A significant number of Catholic leaders around the U.S. have published an Open Letter to Sen. John Kerry this morning... Read more

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Elite university students publish ad defending right to life

Oct 19, 2004

Students from 14 of America’s elite universities, including Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford, Georgetown, and MIT, have published an ad for... Read more

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Anglicans express disappointment, regret after no solution is reached over homosexual bishop

Oct 18, 2004

The Anglican Communion Network and the American Anglican Council are deeply saddened that within minutes of the Windsor Report’s release,... Read more

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Bishop urges prayers to patron saint of politicians to stop abortion

Oct 18, 2004

Bishop Michael Saltarelli of Wilmington, Del., has distributed a prayer to St. Thomas More to parishes and Catholic schools, asking... Read more

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Priest debunks myth that Church is opposed to stem-cell research

Oct 18, 2004

A Catholic priest and director of education for the National Catholic Bioethics Center in Boston attended the seventh annual BioFlorida... Read more

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University student group sues for right to remain Christian

Oct 18, 2004

The Christian Legal Society is suing Pennsylvania State University on behalf of a Christian student group, after the university has... Read more

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Archbishop of Seattle says he revealed ‘homosexual culture’ in seminaries during the 70's

Oct 17, 2004

In a recent interview with the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Archbishop Alexander J. Brunett said he revealed the homosexual culture that was... Read more