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Stem-cell research must be guided by principles, says Archbishop Chaput

Jul 8, 2004

Catholics have the right and civic obligation to carry their convictions about the sacredness of human life into the public... Read more

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Mel Gibson donates $140,000 to keep cross in LA county seal

Jul 8, 2004

Mel Gibson is reportedly planning to spend more than $140,000 to keep a cross on a government seal in Los... Read more

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Young pro-lifers walking for life from Maine to DC arrive in NY

Jul 8, 2004

12  pro-life Catholic college students walking from Maine to D.C. as part of the American Life League's “Summer Crusade for... Read more

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Cardinal Keeler warns against use of U.S. funds for embryonic stem-cell research

Jul 7, 2004

The United States Congress should not authorize the use of federal funds to support embryonic stem-cell research, says William Cardinal... Read more

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Center for Religious Freedom asks African Union to press Eritrea for the release of Christians

Jul 7, 2004

Freedom House’s Center for Religious Freedom called yesterday upon African Union leaders currently meeting in Addis Ababa to press the... Read more

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U.S. bishops urge Senate to protect child victims of human trafficking

Jul 7, 2004

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has called on the Senate to protect children, exploited by human trafficking in the... Read more

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Archbishop Chaput to speak on Catholics and politics on public radio

Jul 7, 2004

Colorado Public Radio will feature an in-depth interview with Archbishop Charles Chaput of Denver about the Catholic Church and politics. Read more

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Pro-abortion politicians must refrain from receiving communion, says Bishop of Winona

Jul 7, 2004

Bishop Bernard Harrington of Winona (Minnesota) wrote in his weekly column that anyone supporting abortion rights should not approach the... Read more

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Portland Archdiocese files for bankruptcy

Jul 6, 2004

The Archdiocese of Portland has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.  Archbishop John G. Vlazny made the announcement yesterday, citing the... Read more

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Catholic Charities mobilizes to save low-income housing program

Jul 6, 2004

Catholic Charities agencies across the United States are mobilizing to defeat the Bush Administration's proposal that would restructure and gut... Read more

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National Right to Life regrets strong pro-abortion record of Kerry's running mate

Jul 6, 2004

The National Right to Life Committee released yesterday a statement lamenting that "with John Edwards, Kerry has selected a running... Read more

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American Life League speaks out against Senate’s opposition to Catholic judge nomination

Jul 6, 2004

The nation's largest pro-life grassroots organization is outraged by members of the United States Senate in their attempts to block... Read more

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Two sexual abuse cases likely to be heard in Portland today

Jul 5, 2004

Barring an out-of-court settlement, two cases on the alleged sexual abuse of children by a Portland priest are scheduled to... Read more

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Teens urged to join 'Catholic revolution' at Steubenville

Jul 5, 2004

More than 2,100 teens from 13 states and Canada were encouraged to "rise up and join a Catholic revolution" at... Read more

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Jesuits' world leader to visit Alabama

Jul 5, 2004

The Jesuits’ congregational leader will visit Alabama this fall to help mark the 175th anniversary of Spring Hill College and... Read more

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Kerry on his Catholicism again: says he "hates abortion" but won't impose his view on others

Jul 4, 2004

A newspaper in Iowa revealed yesterday that Presidential Candidate John F. Kerry hates abortion and believes that life begins at... Read more

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Group mobilizes Catholics, organizes petition to support marriage amendment

Jul 4, 2004

Catholics in the United States have organized a petition in support of the Federal Marriage Amendment, on which the Senate... Read more

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Catholic League challenges U.S. senators to vote for Catholic judge

Jul 4, 2004

The Catholic League is calling on U.S. senators to demonstrate that they do not hold an anti-Catholic bias in rejecting... Read more

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Church groups can include message on home version of Gibson film

Jul 4, 2004

This year’s most talked about movie, “The Passion of The Christ”, will make its highly anticipated debut on DVD and... Read more

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Knights urged to ‘make crucial difference’ in Federal Marriage Amendment

Jul 1, 2004

The 1.5 million U.S. members of the Knights of Columbus are urged to “make the crucial difference” in the debate... Read more