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Pro-life group protests Amnesty International's proposed abortion policy

Apr 26, 2007

Women for Life International has joined the protest of Amnesty International's proposal to adopt a stance in favor of abortion.... Read more

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U.S. Hispanics making major impact on religious landscape

Apr 26, 2007

A new survey released Wednesday says the growth of the Hispanic population in the United States has changed the religious... Read more

Archbishop Raymond Burke and singer Sheryl Crow

Archbishop Burke opposes Sheryl Crow concert out of pastoral necessity

Apr 26, 2007

Archbishop Raymond Burke said he had to oppose the upcoming benefit concert for a local Catholic hospital that features musician... Read more

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Religious groups, leaders advocate U.S. Farm Bill reforms

Apr 25, 2007

As Congress begins the work of reauthorizing the U.S. Farm Bill, more than a dozen Christian churches and faith-based organizations... Read more

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Presidential candidates discuss politics and Catholic faith

Apr 25, 2007

Two 2008 U.S. presidential candidates — both Catholic — discussed their differing views and positions on politics and public policy... Read more

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Orlando Diocese to verify 'crying' statue of Mary

Apr 25, 2007

Officials of the Diocese of Orlando are expected to visit a local shop and verify a marble statue of the... Read more

Archbishops John Nienstedt and Harry Flynn

Bishop Nienstedt in line to take Saint Paul-Minneapolis post

Apr 24, 2007

Today Pope Benedict XVI appointed Bishop John C. Nienstedt as Coadjutor Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis.... Read more

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Bishops deeply concerned about president’s immigration reform proposals

Apr 24, 2007

The chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) migration committee has warned that the Bush Administration’s recent immigration... Read more

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Catholic Church supports recovering Muslim community

Apr 24, 2007

The Catholic Church in the United States has expressed its solidarity with the Muslim community of Tampa, whose mosque was... Read more

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Fidelis condemns anti-Catholic attack on Supreme Court justices

Apr 24, 2007

The Catholic nonprofit organization Fidelis has condemned the editorial cartoon published in the April 20 edition of the Philadelphia Inquirer... Read more

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Catholic editor calls San Diego daily newspaper to task on sex-abuse case coverage

Apr 23, 2007

San Diego’s major daily newspaper has provided sloppy and imbalanced reporting of the sex-abuse cases involving the Diocese of San... Read more

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Bishop Aquila says partial birth abortion ban brings U.S. one step closer to protecting all human life

Apr 23, 2007

In a message emailed to priests this weekend, the Most Rev. Samuel J. Aquila, Bishop of the Diocese of Fargo,... Read more

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Korean Catholic Bishops express sorrow over Virginia Tech tragedy

Apr 23, 2007

The Catholic Bishops of Korea have written a letter to Bishop William S. Skylstad, President of the United States Conference... Read more

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Abuse victims, Spokane parishes approve $48-million settlement

Apr 20, 2007

All of the alleged victims of clergy sexual abuse in the Diocese of Spokane, as well as the parishes and... Read more

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Cardinal welcomes Supreme Court partial-birth abortion ban

Apr 20, 2007

Cardinal Justin Rigali welcomed the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision upholding the federal Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003 in Gonzales... Read more

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President, candidates respond to court's decision on abortion ban

Apr 19, 2007

As news of the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold a partial-birth abortion ban worked its way through Washington and around... Read more

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Diocese launches online program for protection of children

Apr 19, 2007

The Diocese of Winona has launched an interactive online learning community, teaching members of the diocese about recognizing and reporting... Read more

Fr. Euteneuer says Supreme Court abortion decision a “mixed blessing”

Apr 19, 2007

While supporters of the rights of unborn children continue offer thanks for the U.S. Supreme Court’s Wednesday decision to uphold... Read more

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Colorado Catholic Conference asks governor to veto same-sex adoption bill

Apr 18, 2007

The Colorado Catholic Conference, which is supported by the Archdiocese of Denver and Dioceses of Colorado Springs and Pueblo, has... Read more

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Bishops, faithful continue to offer prayers following Virginia Tech massacre

Apr 18, 2007

Catholic faithful and leadership across the United States and around the world continue to respond to the tragic events which... Read more