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Cleveland bishop will not deny Communion to pro-abortion Catholic politicians

Jul 1, 2004

In a long statement to the faithful of his diocese, Bishop Anthony M. Pilla of Cleveland announced that he would... Read more

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Archdiocese of Los Angeles to challenge California law on abuse victims

Jul 1, 2004

The Archdiocese of Los Angeles plans to petition a federal judge and request to join a constitutional challenge to a... Read more

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Seminary in San Antonio to launch expansion campaign

Jul 1, 2004

A seminary in the American Southwest, which is in the midst of an expansion campaign, has welcomed a new leader. ... Read more

Expert explains disturbing logic of beheadings by Muslim extremists

Jun 30, 2004

The recent beheading of American Paul Johnson in Saudi Arabia by Muslim extremists is not simply an attack against Americans... Read more

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Catholic League says HBO special on celibacy “maligns Church”

Jun 30, 2004

In a statement released on Wednesday, the Catholic League criticized the HBO special “Celibacy,” a documentary in the “America Undercover”... Read more

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Bishop to decide Tucson Diocese bankruptcy in September

Jun 30, 2004

Bishop Gerald F. Kicanas of Tucson (Arizona) announced on  Wednesday that he will make a decision about whether the Diocese... Read more

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Archdiocese of Boston finalizes property sale to Boston College

Jun 30, 2004

Boston College have announced it has finalized the purchase of most of the Archdiocese of Boston’s headquarters for $99.4 million. Read more

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New poll claims Catholic vote depends on confidence in president to resolve Iraq war

Jun 29, 2004

A recent poll claims that the most important factor, which will determine how Catholics will vote in the November presidential... Read more

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Death penalty adds to culture of violence, should be stopped: Archbishop Chaput

Jun 29, 2004

The death penalty does not contribute in creating justice, but only feeds a culture of violence and revenge, said Archbishop... Read more

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Summer conferences for Catholic youth inspire, renew faith

Jun 28, 2004

School’s out and Catholic summer youth conferences are heating up. More than a dozen regional camps have been organized and... Read more

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Catholic community remembers Mexican immigrants who died at border

Jun 28, 2004

The Catholic community remembered those Mexican immigrants who died trying to cross the United States border into Arizona Sunday. About... Read more

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Catholic bishops of North Dakota and Minnesota to issue letter against death penalty for accused killer

Jun 28, 2004

The Catholic bishops of North Dakota and Minnesota are expected to issue a letter this week, stating their position against... Read more

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U.S. Bishops urge support for Federal Marriage Amendment

Jun 27, 2004

Bishop Wilton D. Gregory, president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), has written to all Catholic bishops,... Read more

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No celebrations for Boston archbishop after receiving pallium from Pope John Paul

Jun 27, 2004

Archbishop Sean O'Malley of Boston will receive the pallium from Pope John Paul II at the Vatican tomorrow but with... Read more

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Formerly paralyzed women prove effectiveness of adult stem-sell research

Jun 24, 2004

Two women, who were formerly paralyzed but treated with the use of adult stem cells, attended a press conference yesterday... Read more

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Catholic League slams Jewish newspaper criticizing U.S. bishops

Jun 24, 2004

The president of the Catholic League said Catholics are owed an apology after the lead editorial in the June 25... Read more

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Christian Brothers invited to open new public school in Chicago

Jun 24, 2004

Chicago Public Schools officials have invited the De La Salle Christian Brothers to open a new public middle school in... Read more

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Salesians deny moving priests accused of sexual abuse

Jun 23, 2004

The Salesians of Don Bosco issued a statement June 21, denying allegations that they have moved priests, accused of sexual... Read more

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Marriage Amendment crucial to protect family, says Archbishop Chaput

Jun 23, 2004

With only three weeks before the Federal Marriage Amendment is expected in the U.S. Senate, Archbishop Charles Chaput of Denver... Read more

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Benefit event raises record amount to assist poor children

Jun 23, 2004

A benefit event organized to raise funds for the Catholic organization Mano Amiga (“Friendly Hand”) brought in an impressive $600,000... Read more