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Marriage, not civil unions, for same-sex couples, says Massachusetts court

Feb 4, 2004

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court declared yesterday that the creation of a new legal category for the union of same-sex... Read more

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Gibson may delete a scene in 'Passion'

Feb 4, 2004

The New York Times reported yesterday that a close associate of Mel Gibson said the actor/director has decided to delete... Read more

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Catholic League report puts clergy sexual abuse in context

Feb 3, 2004

In anticipation of two major studies on clergy sexual abuse that will be released Feb. 27, the Catholic League for... Read more

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Baptists launch evangelization campaign based on ‘The Passion’

Feb 3, 2004

The Baptist General Convention of Texas is hoping Mel Gibson’s “The Passion of the Christ”, to be released in theaters... Read more

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Archbishop Burke would refuse Kerry Communion

Feb 2, 2004

Archbishop Raymond Burke of St. Louis would refuse to give the leading Democratic presidential candidate the Eucharist because of the... Read more

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Diocesan campaign shows strength, faith in local church

Feb 2, 2004

In a show of remarkable support in the wake of a clergy sexual-abuse scandal, more than 20,000 donations poured in... Read more

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Bishop Gomez blesses dormitory for Hispanic Americans in Mexico City

Feb 1, 2004

Auxiliary Bishop José Gomez of Denver traveled to Mexico City early last month to bless a new dormitory at a... Read more

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Rosary hits airwaves in the Bible belt

Feb 1, 2004

A special on the rosary will hit the airwaves in South Carolina this month thanks to the state’s only Catholic... Read more

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Bishop hopeful about U.S. immigration policy reform regarding Mexican workers

Jan 29, 2004

Bishop José H. Gomez is making an appeal to U.S. Catholics to take an active role in the months ahead... Read more

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Lacrosse Bishop’s message to Catholic politicians lauded

Jan 29, 2004

Bishops, Catholic leaders and people committed to a pro-life cause are glad that La Crosse Bishop Raymond L. Burke disciplined... Read more

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Poll: Women say abortion makes life worse

Jan 29, 2004

Only 16 percent of all of the women polled for a new national survey believe abortion makes women's lives better,... Read more

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Campaign promotes "parents right to know" before daughters under 18 get abortion

Jan 27, 2004

Catholic organizations have less than 80 days to gather one million signatures in support a ballot measure to change the... Read more

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Contest asks youth to think ‘family’

Jan 27, 2004

A competition launched by the World Youth Alliance is asking young people, aged 10 to 30, to tell them why... Read more

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Bishops celebrate Catholic School Week with students

Jan 27, 2004

Archbishop John Myers will join students in celebrating Catholic Schools Week, by visiting the Catholic schools throughout the Archdiocese of... Read more

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‘The Passion’ will touch hearts, says Denver archbishop

Jan 26, 2004

One will "never read the Scriptural accounts of Christ’s Passion in quite the same way" after seeing "The Passion of... Read more

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Catholics must campaign to defend marriage, Massachusetts priest says

Jan 26, 2004

Catholics are called to defend the institution of marriage as the union of one man and one woman, together, said... Read more

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Catholic schools thrive with volunteers

Jan 26, 2004

Behind every successful Catholic school is a team of hard-working volunteers, and they’re being recognized this week during the 30th... Read more

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Legislator and Catholic Law Center launch first direct legal attack on Roe v. Wade

Jan 25, 2004

In the first legislative initiative of its kind, South Dakota State Representative Matt McCaulley introduced a bill Jan. 23, that... Read more

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Catholic radio network expands, buys Minneapolis station for $7 million

Jan 25, 2004

Minnesota Public Radio confirmed Jan. 23 that it is selling WMNN 1330 AM Minneapolis to a subsidiary of the leading... Read more

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Roe v. Wade made abortion ‘routine’, USCCB official

Jan 22, 2004

Thirty-one years of Roe v. Wade has changed social norms and made abortion routine, said an official with the United... Read more