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Communion at the center of Bishops’ meeting

Jun 14, 2004

While US Bishops were getting ready to discuss this afternoon at the Inverness hotel in Denver a common stand on... Read more

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Pro-abortion Catholics and Communion on U.S. bishops’ agenda

Jun 13, 2004

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops will meet in Denver today to begin its semi-annual retreat, during which a... Read more

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Episcopal Diocese of Albany votes to join group opposing homosexual priests

Jun 13, 2004

The Episcopal Diocese of Albany has voted to join the Anglican Communion Network, which opposes the ordination of homosexual priests,... Read more

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Archbishop O’Malley defends church closures at confirmation ceremony

Jun 13, 2004

Archbishop Sean P. O’Malley confirmed 22 teenagers at a two-hour mass at St. James church in Stoughton Saturday. The event... Read more

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Pope pleased with marriage enrichment program in New Mexico

Jun 13, 2004

Pope John Paul II told 15 United States bishops at a recent meeting at the beginning of June that they... Read more

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“Under God” stays on Pledge of Allegiance, Supreme Court rules

Jun 13, 2004

A constitutional challenge to the phrase “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance that is recited every day by U.S.... Read more

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US bishops to discuss Charter, Catholics in public life, Plenary Council

Jun 13, 2004

More than 250 U.S. bishops arrived during the weekend in Denver for the USCCB spring retreat at the Inverness Hotel... Read more

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American Life League wants USCCB to rule about Communion and pro-abortion politicians

Jun 13, 2004

American Life League (ALL) announced today in Denver that the organization will hold a press conference tomorrow, June 15, at... Read more

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False views of freedom, personhood create obstacles for homosexual persons, says Bishop Olmsted

Jun 10, 2004

Confused notions of morality, freedom and marriage and a reductionist view of the person create major obstacles to holiness for... Read more

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Keep policy against embryonic stem-cell research even after Reagan’s death, urges Catholic League

Jun 10, 2004

United States senators, who support embryonic stem-cell research, have become more insistent about legalizing the controversial research after the recent... Read more

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EWTN Adds More Than 12 Million Homes on DIRECTV

Jun 10, 2004

EWTN Global Catholic Network announced yesterday its has moved to the DIRECTV primary satellite location making the Network available to... Read more

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Catholic U.S. military chaplain wounded in Iraq

Jun 9, 2004

A Catholic priest is in critical but stable condition after being hurt by a roadside bomb in Iraq. Fr. Tim... Read more

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Richmond bishop released from hospital in Portsmouth

Jun 9, 2004

Bishop Francis DiLorenzo is expected to be back in his office today after having been admitted to hospital Tuesday. Read more

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U.S. bishops raise funds for Haiti after floods

Jun 9, 2004

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops launched a campaign to assist the Catholic Church in Haiti after floods and landslides... Read more

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LA County being sued for removing cross from official seal

Jun 8, 2004

Los Angeles County and some of its officials are being sued in a federal district court in California for agreeing... Read more

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Freedom House urges G-8 to appeal for release of Christian and Muslim prisoners in Saudi Arabia

Jun 8, 2004

The Freedom House Center for Religious Freedom is calling upon the G-8 nations to issue an immediate appeal to Saudi... Read more

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Well-know pro-lifer converted to Catholicism and wants to be a priest

Jun 8, 2004

Pro-life activist and former evangelical Christian pastor Paul Schenck converted to Catholicism in February and is now researching whether he... Read more

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Church leaders commend president for support for refugees, faith-based initiatives

Jun 7, 2004

Representatives of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops commended President George W. Bush for his remarks in support of refugees... Read more

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NAACP threatens suit against Catholic University

Jun 7, 2004

The president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) has threatened to sue Catholic University of... Read more

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Catholic League gives Durbin’s scorecard a failing grade

Jun 7, 2004

Senator Dick Durbin’s “Catholic Scorecard”, which ranks Catholic U.S. senators based on their votes on domestic, international and pro-life issues,... Read more