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Kentucky Senate considers pro-life bill

Mar 2, 2007

Fr. Frank Pavone, national director of Priests for Life, said he is praying for the Kentucky Senate to pass a... Read more

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Nearly 300 attend historic Illinois Catholic School’s summit

Mar 2, 2007

Illinois held its first Summit for Catholic School Education last week, drawing nearly 300 educators and five bishops.  Read more

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Commission rules priest suffered discrimination, reinstates him as hospital chaplain

Mar 2, 2007

Fr. Henry Heffernan is expected to return to work as a chaplain at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center... Read more

Rambo IV “is also a Christian film,” Sylvester Stallone confirms

Mar 1, 2007

Following his successful comeback in the latest “Rocky” movie, Sylvester Stallone is resurrecting another of his classic action characters for... Read more

Racism, eugenics still fuel Planned Parenthood, black pro-life leader charges

Mar 1, 2007

Racism surrounding the abortion rate must be recognized and stopped, said Day Gardner, president of National Black Pro-Life Union. “The... Read more

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New state strategy for National Marriage Coalition

Mar 1, 2007

The Washington-based Alliance for Marriage is building a nationwide network of state lawmakers, who would support a Marriage Protection Amendment,... Read more

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San Diego Diocese files for bankruptcy

Feb 28, 2007

Following a failed final attempt at settling clergy-abuse claims, the Roman Catholic Diocese of San Diego filed for Chapter 11... Read more

Los Angeles judge asks diocese to put bankruptcy on hold

Feb 27, 2007

A Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge who is attempting to work out a settlement between the Roman Catholic Diocese... Read more

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Catholic League, "Jesus' Tomb discovery is titanic fraud”

Feb 27, 2007

The Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights has released a statement denouncing a new television program which purports to... Read more

Think beyond "obvious" Lenten sacrifices, seek silence, Archbishop Chaput says

Feb 26, 2007

Speaking to the Catholic News Agency during this, the first week of Lent, Denver Archbishop Charles Chaput said today that... Read more

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Catholic communities growing outside traditional strongholds

Feb 26, 2007

According to a new study, the Catholic Church in the United States is growing in unusual ways. The Church is... Read more

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NJ parishes stress marriage in Sunday prayers

Feb 26, 2007

Catholic parishes throughout New Jersey prayed for the preservation of the sacred institution of marriage during all Sunday liturgies. The... Read more

Film on 'Jesus family burial site' is just PR, says archeology expert

Feb 26, 2007

An Israeli archeologist says a new documentary film, which claims that a burial cave uncovered 27 years ago in Talpiot,... Read more

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Ash Wednesday Mass interrupted by obscene recordings

Feb 23, 2007

The Cathedral of St. Francis of Assisi in Santa Fe, New Mexico was evacuated during noon Mass on Ash Wednesday,... Read more

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Fr. Pavone weighs in on South Dakota Senate's rejection of abortion ban

Feb 23, 2007

Attaining the “goal of justice” has to be a top priority for all legislators, said a national pro-life leader in... Read more

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Calif. Supreme Court rules to preserve Mt. Soledad cross, publish court decision

Feb 23, 2007

The California Supreme Court on Wednesday affirmed the precedent-setting decision of a lower court, which upheld the right of the... Read more

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'Colonel Sanders' asks Pope for special sandwich blessing

Feb 23, 2007

The U.S. based Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) company, long known for its fast-food chicken is planning to sell fish for... Read more

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Pro-life group hails TIME report on pregnancy centers

Feb 22, 2007

Heartbeat International president Peggy Hartshorn has expressed her gratitude for a TIME magazine featuring the life-saving work of the country’s... Read more

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Planned Parenthood launches pro-abortion cell phone service

Feb 22, 2007

Planned Parenthood Wireless has launched a new affinity program that allows its supporters to sign up for mobile phone service... Read more

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New York Times refuses corrective op-ed regarding Salvadoran abortion story

Feb 22, 2007

The New York Times has refused to publish a corrective op-ed from the Salvadoran group Yes to Life.  The letter... Read more