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Catholics for a Free Choice files IRS complaint against the Culture of Life Foundation

Sep 29, 2004

A pro-abortion organization, claiming to be Catholic, has filed a complaint with the IRS against the pro-life Culture of Life... Read more

Canon Law expert says bishops should deny Communion to pro-abortion Catholic politicians

Sep 28, 2004

Giving a pro-abortion Catholic politician Communion contravenes Canon Law and creates a source of scandal for all believers, said canon... Read more

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“Catholic vote may tip scales for Bush,” research group claims

Sep 28, 2004

A recent survey carried out by the Ventura-based Barna Group shows that a “seismic shift” in the Catholic vote in... Read more

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Pro-life leader says abortion movement is ‘killing itself’

Sep 28, 2004

Abortions are having a clear impact on the U.S. political landscape in more ways than the recent obvious debates and... Read more

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U.S. bishops urge clergy to preach against domestic violence, aid battered women

Sep 28, 2004

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the U.S. bishops' are urging Catholic priests and other pastoral leaders to preach... Read more

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Catholic League says ad questioning polls discredits Christians

Sep 28, 2004

Catholic League president William Donohue spoke out against a full-page ad in the New York Times, which he says attacks... Read more

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Ex-homosexual target of anti-Christian protests in Illinois

Sep 28, 2004

Protests Sunday by homosexual-rights groups of a church, hosting an ex-homosexual speaker, are "a telling glimpse into the anti-religious heart... Read more

Bishop Gracida explains how and why pro-abortion Catholic politicians must be denied Communion

Sep 27, 2004

In a statement sent to Catholic News Agency, Bishop Rene Gracida, emeritus of Corpus Christi (Texas), explained why there is... Read more

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Ecumenical center decries Florida court’s decision in Terri Schiavo case

Sep 27, 2004

A pro-family, ecumenical organization decries the Florida Supreme Court’s recent decision to overturn Terri’s Law, “thus paving the way for... Read more

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Princeton paper prints pro-life message, calls on readers to unite against abortion

Sep 26, 2004

A pro-life article published last week in Princeton University’s daily paper has shocked critics and raised strong support from pro-life... Read more

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U.S. Catholic receives 100th-birthday greetings from the Pope

Sep 26, 2004

A 100th birthday is a special event in itself. But it became even more special for Carmelinda Rossi when she... Read more

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First American bishop indicted for child sexual abuse this morning

Sep 26, 2004

Bishop Emeritus of Springfield, Msgr. Thomas Dupre, has been indicted on charges of child rape. The indictment was announced this... Read more

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DA announces Bishop Dupre will not be prosecuted because of statute of limitations

Sep 26, 2004

Hampden District Attorney William Bennett announced on Monday afternoon that he cannot prosecute Roman Catholic Bishop Thomas Dupre on child... Read more

U.S. bishops may appoint nun as head of review board, sources say

Sep 26, 2004

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops was planning Saturday to appoint a nun to the lay review board on sexual... Read more

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Amarillo bishop says no Communion to pro-abortion politicians

Sep 26, 2004

A Texas bishop has asked Catholics in his diocese to inform him if they know pro-abortion Catholic politicians so that... Read more

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Florida Supreme Court decides ‘Terri's Law’ is unconstitutional

Sep 23, 2004

Based on the unanimous ruling of the Florida Supreme Court yesterday, Terri Schiavo’s feeding tube should be removed, but it... Read more

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Planned Parenthood to launch major abortion campaign in Latin America

Sep 23, 2004

Financial documents, obtained by Friday Fax, reveal that the International Planned Parenthood Federation plans to launch an aggressive campaign to... Read more

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Pledge cases stripped from courts is good but not enough, says Catholic League

Sep 23, 2004

Catholic League president William Donohue supported the House of Representatives’ decision yesterday to prevent the federal courts from ruling on... Read more

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Gibson to receive producer award

Sep 23, 2004

Mel Gibson will receive the Hollywood Film Festival’s Producer of the Year Award later next month for his religious epic,... Read more

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Catholic university invites pro-abortion candidate to address student body

Sep 22, 2004

Benedictine University has invited pro-abortion Illinois Democratic senator Barack Obama to speak to its student body Oct. 5. Read more