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Democratic committee’s religion advisor quits after being exposed by Catholic watchdog

Aug 5, 2004

The Democratic National Committee’s senior religion advisor resigned yesterday after the Catholic League released a report, which revealed her support... Read more

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EWTN celebrates network’s 23rd anniversary and founder’s 60 years of religious life

Aug 5, 2004

EWTN Global Catholic Network will mark Mother Angelica's 60th anniversary of religious life Aug. 15, the Feast of the Assumption,... Read more

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Idaho to vote over public display of the Ten Commandments

Aug 5, 2004

The nation's first voter initiative on the public display of the Ten Commandments  is to be held in Boise, Idaho... Read more

ALL greets Southern bishops for denying Communion to pro-abortion politicians

Aug 4, 2004

The American Life League is “overjoyed” by the decision taken by the bishops of Atlanta, Charlotte and Charleston to refuse... Read more

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Fargo diocese closes five parishes

Aug 4, 2004

As the population continues to dwindle, the Diocese of Fargo plans to close five small rural parishes in the coming... Read more

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Becket Fund to defend Hindu Temple against court activism

Aug 4, 2004

The Hindu Temple Society of North America, of Flushing, Queens, filed suit in federal court yesterday, claiming that local courts... Read more

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President pushes Faith-based iniciatives during speech to Knights of Columbus

Aug 3, 2004

President George W. Bush reiterated his commitment to promoting "compassionate Conservatism" by supporting the work of faith-based organizations during an... Read more

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U.S. bishop visits troubled Sudanese region

Aug 3, 2004

The chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops International Policy Committee arrived in Sudan Sunday to assess the humanitarian... Read more

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Detroit archdiocese adds traditional Latin Mass to save church

Aug 3, 2004

In an unexpected effort to save the historic St. Josaphat Church in central Detroit, Adam Cardinal Maida has authorized the... Read more

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President Bush to address Knights of Columbus this evening

Aug 2, 2004

President George W. Bush is scheduled to address the Knights of Columbus at their international convention in Dallas this afternoon.... Read more

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Catholics recognize promise of stem-cell research

Aug 2, 2004

In the ongoing stem-cell debate, a USCCB official says it is possible to have “good morality and good medicine.” Read more

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Catholic Radio to honor founder of rapidly expanding order of nuns

Aug 2, 2004

Michigan Catholic Radio will honor the cofounder and superior of an order of nuns that is growing by leaps and... Read more

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Democrats’ religion advisor wants ‘under God’ out of the pledge, CL claims

Aug 2, 2004

The Catholic League is claiming that the ordained minister, newly appointed by the Democratic National Committee as the senior advisor... Read more

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USCCB praises Vatican document on collaboration between men and women

Aug 1, 2004

The new Vatican document on the collaboration of men and women is "a timely reminder of both the equality of... Read more

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Press report highlights ‘new breed of priests’ loyal to Pope John Paul

Aug 1, 2004

The Los Angeles Times published a long report yesterday, highlighting a “new breed” of younger priests, who are loyal to... Read more

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Study confirms “modern” contraceptive pills are dangerous for women

Aug 1, 2004

A recent study by prominent medical organizations has determined that the latest contraceptive pills continue to pose a risk for... Read more

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Paulist priest addressing closing of DNC says he is personally opposed to abortion

Jul 29, 2004

Fr. John B. Ardis, the director of the Paulist Center in Boston, who gave the benediction at  yesterday’s closing session... Read more

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Former USCCB employee says he was forced out because of Kerry support

Jul 29, 2004

An alternate delegate to the Democratic National Convention says he was ousted from his job at the U.S. Conference of... Read more

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Lesbian couple sues Catholic school, parish in Oregon

Jul 29, 2004

A local lesbian couple has decided to file a lawsuit against a Catholic school and the local Catholic parish after... Read more

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U.S. urged to press China on religious freedom

Jul 29, 2004

Freedom House’s Center for Religious Freedom is urging U.S. delegates at this weekend’s Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting in Singapore... Read more