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Colorado bishops urge lawmakers to enact just immigration legislation

Jul 6, 2006

Two Colorado bishops are urging state lawmakers to legislate for the “common good” on the issue of immigration reform.  Read more

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Same-sex marriage defeated in New York, Georgia

Jul 6, 2006

The highest courts in two states ruled against same-sex marriage Thursday.  Read more

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Priest requests prayers for abortion practitioners

Jul 5, 2006

The national director of Priests of Life is calling on Christians to pray for the continued conversion of abortion practitioners.  Read more

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Supreme Court intervenes, temporarily stops removal of 29-foot cross in San Diego

Jul 4, 2006

The Supreme Court intervened Monday to stay the removal of a large cross from San Diego property, reported the Associated... Read more

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Cuban Cardinal optimistic about future of Church

Jul 3, 2006

Despite limitations imposed on religious practice by Fidel Castro’s government, the Catholic Church in Cuba continues to welcome newly baptized... Read more

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African American evangelization conference to empower youth, youth ministers

Jul 3, 2006

A Catholic conference for African Americans promises to equip and empower participants, especially youth and youth ministers, with what is... Read more

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Benedictine center abandons Catholic identity

Jul 3, 2006

The St. Benedict Center, a Benedictine ecumenical community in Madison for the past 40 years, has chosen to end its... Read more

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Abortion group tells Congress about plans to advance abortion in Latin America

Jul 2, 2006

On Thursday, the Center for Reproductive Rights, a pro-abortion lobby and legal support group, held a briefing on Capitol Hill... Read more

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Vatican calls for action against illicit trade of small arms

Jun 29, 2006

The Holy See once again reiterated its position against the illicit trade of small arms, at a United Nations conference... Read more

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Operation Rescue buys-out abortion clinic and sets up new headquarters

Jun 29, 2006

Operation Rescue has purchased the building that housed Central Women’s Services, an abortion clinic in Wichita. The building will be... Read more

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A super savior? New ‘Superman’ film prompts strong religious emotions

Jun 28, 2006

Yesterday, the long awaited ‘Superman Returns’ movie hit theaters amid a strong buzz of religious interest. While many are praising... Read more

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Parental notification initiative moves into hands of California voters

Jun 28, 2006

A new initiative requiring doctors who wish to perform an abortion on a minor to wait 48 hours after informing... Read more

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New Catholic high school makes college a reality for Kansas City’s low income residents

Jun 28, 2006

A new Catholic high school is making waves in the Archdiocese of Kansas City, Kansas--and providing a college preparatory education... Read more

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Washington reversal on Ten Commandments display seen as victory for religious liberty

Jun 27, 2006

District of Columbia officials announced Monday that a sculpture of the Ten Commandments, which was erected on private property across... Read more

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Buffett gift likely to benefit already profitable Planned Parenthood

Jun 27, 2006

Pro-life groups are concerned about an influx of money to Planned Parenthood Federation after billionaire Warren Buffett announced he would... Read more

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Identical twins ordained to the priesthood

Jun 27, 2006

James and Joseph Campbell have always been close, but last Friday, the identical twin brothers took a lifetime step together... Read more

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Cincinnati Planned Parenthood told to release abortion files

Jun 26, 2006

A Cincinnati Planned Parenthood Clinic has announced that it will appeal a ruling requiring it to open its records, reported... Read more

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Battle to save Mt. Soledad cross continues

Jun 26, 2006

The Thomas More Law Center filed an emergency motion Friday to intervene in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the... Read more

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Cardinal Dulles celebrates 50 years of priesthood

Jun 21, 2006

Cardinal Avery Dulles celebrated the 50th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood last month with a mass of thanksgiving... Read more

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Boston launches planning for archdiocesan bicentennial

Jun 21, 2006

Cardinal Sean O’Malley hopes that the bicentennial of the Archdiocese of Boston in 2008 will aid in renewing the Catholic... Read more