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Marriage battle will determine future of U.S., says pro-family lawyer

Aug 10, 2004

Liberty Counsel president Mat Staver says the battle for traditional marriage has become the fight that will determine the future... Read more

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New poll says practicing Catholics more likely to support Bush

Aug 10, 2004

While Catholics tend to show a slight preference for Senator John Kerry over President George W. Bush, a recent Gallup... Read more

Abortion T-shirt creates online debate, shows ‘hard-heartedness’ toward God

Aug 10, 2004

A new T-shirt, branded with the phrase, "I had an abortion", has become the topic of debate on the Internet... Read more

Religious leaders plead for peace in Boston

Aug 9, 2004

Archbishop Sean O’Malley of Boston issued a letter that was to be read at all parishes during mass last weekend... Read more

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Historic black church finally dedicated after 2002 Christmas blaze

Aug 9, 2004

St. Francis Xavier, the oldest black Catholic church in the Archdiocese of Miami, was formally dedicated for the first time... Read more

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CREDO Rochester joins in campaign to bar pro-abortion politicians from Communion

Aug 9, 2004

A pro-life group in upstate New York has joined American Life League in encouraging bishops to refuse Communion to pro-abortion... Read more

U.S. nun moves closer to sainthood

Aug 9, 2004

New Jersey Catholics are hoping they will have their own homegrown saint soon. The cause for sainthood for a New... Read more

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Catholic Family Conference attracts 3,500 to Wichita, Kansas

Aug 8, 2004

The Fifth Annual Midwest Catholic Family Conference drew about 3,500 people to a weekend of prayer, music and family-oriented activities... Read more

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Justice department appeals court decision on partial-birth abortion

Aug 8, 2004

An official with the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops commended the U.S. Department of Justice for filing an appeal last... Read more

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New study on priests ordained in 2004 reflects ‘richness of Church’

Aug 8, 2004

As a kid, Timothy Pfander probably never thought of becoming a priest. He grew up without a formal religion, and... Read more

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Jesuit magazine to publish article of pro-abortion politician slamming archbishop

Aug 8, 2004

The Jesuit magazine, America, will publish an article in its Aug. 16-23 issue, in which a pro-abortion politician says he... Read more

Canon Law infraction leads Archbishop to deprive congregation of priestly ministry

Aug 5, 2004

In an effort to enforce Canon Law and educate the faithful about the role of the pastor and his parish... Read more

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Democratic committee’s religion advisor quits after being exposed by Catholic watchdog

Aug 5, 2004

The Democratic National Committee’s senior religion advisor resigned yesterday after the Catholic League released a report, which revealed her support... Read more

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EWTN celebrates network’s 23rd anniversary and founder’s 60 years of religious life

Aug 5, 2004

EWTN Global Catholic Network will mark Mother Angelica's 60th anniversary of religious life Aug. 15, the Feast of the Assumption,... Read more

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Idaho to vote over public display of the Ten Commandments

Aug 5, 2004

The nation's first voter initiative on the public display of the Ten Commandments  is to be held in Boise, Idaho... Read more

ALL greets Southern bishops for denying Communion to pro-abortion politicians

Aug 4, 2004

The American Life League is “overjoyed” by the decision taken by the bishops of Atlanta, Charlotte and Charleston to refuse... Read more

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Fargo diocese closes five parishes

Aug 4, 2004

As the population continues to dwindle, the Diocese of Fargo plans to close five small rural parishes in the coming... Read more

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Becket Fund to defend Hindu Temple against court activism

Aug 4, 2004

The Hindu Temple Society of North America, of Flushing, Queens, filed suit in federal court yesterday, claiming that local courts... Read more

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President pushes Faith-based iniciatives during speech to Knights of Columbus

Aug 3, 2004

President George W. Bush reiterated his commitment to promoting "compassionate Conservatism" by supporting the work of faith-based organizations during an... Read more

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U.S. bishop visits troubled Sudanese region

Aug 3, 2004

The chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops International Policy Committee arrived in Sudan Sunday to assess the humanitarian... Read more