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“The Passion of the Christ” DVD to be released in August

May 10, 2004

Icon Productions has announced this morning that Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ" will be released on DVD on... Read more

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“Passion” inspired artwork of Gibson’s assistant director Jan Michelini to be unveiled in U.S.

May 9, 2004

Mel Gibson’s assistant director for “The Passion of the Christ”, Jan Michelini, will unveil the artwork inspired by the film... Read more

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Catholics have right to announce the Gospel in the public square, says archbishop

May 6, 2004

Every election year, critics try to silence Catholics by insisting on the necessity to separate Church and state, but this... Read more

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Miscarriage spared Sen. Kerry’s wife from having abortion

May 6, 2004

Sen. John Kerry’s second wife, Teresa Heinz Kerry, nearly had an abortion 30 years ago on a doctor's recommendation, but... Read more

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FDA decides to keep morning-after pill from going over-the-counter

May 6, 2004

Citing a concern that young teenagers may not safely use the morning-after pill without a doctor's guidance, the Food and... Read more

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Pro-abortion governor decides not to receive Communion in public

May 5, 2004

Gov. James E. McGreevey said yesterday he respectfully disagrees with Newark Archbishop John J. Myers but he will honor the... Read more

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Denying Communion to pro-abortion politicians is part of Catholic teaching, Bishop of Fargo says

May 4, 2004

Bishop Samuel J. Aquila of Fargo, North Dakota, appealed to both pro-life and pro-abortion Catholics to listen to the words... Read more

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American Life League tells Congress that embryonic stem-cell research is unethical

May 4, 2004

The American Life League issued a letter yesterday to every member of the United States Congress, urging them not expand... Read more

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Partial-birth abortion trials show abortionists detached from reality

May 4, 2004

Medical doctors continue to testify to the atrocities committed during partial-birth abortions in three federal court cases currently being heard... Read more

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Boston archbishop apologizes for ‘feminism’ statement

May 3, 2004

Archbishop Sean O'Malley apologized for upsetting women with his decision not to wash the feet of women on Holy Thursday... Read more

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Bishop O’Malley’s clarification welcomed by women scholars

May 3, 2004

Despite the recent controversy in the press raised by Archbishop Sean O’Malley’s comments about feminism during Holy Week, the archbishop... Read more

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Bishop Olmsted brings changes to Pheonix

May 3, 2004

Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted has been making waves in the Diocese of Pheonix since his recent succession to Bishop Thomas... Read more

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Diocese breaks ground for new shrine to Our Lady of Guadalupe

May 3, 2004

Bishop John M. D'Arcy of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend broke ground Sunday for a shrine to Our Lady... Read more

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Denying Communion to pro-abortion politicians is ‘just’: seminary rector

May 2, 2004

It is “equitable and just” to refuse Holy Communion to Catholics who contradict the fundamental Church teachings on human life,... Read more

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Massachusetts chief justice accused of ethics violation, bias in same-sex marriage ruling

May 2, 2004

The chief justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, who is one of the four judges who voted in favor... Read more

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Catholic school withdraws invitation to pro-abortion governor

May 2, 2004

Upon the instruction of the bishop, the administration at St. Joseph High School withdrew its invitation to Indiana Gov. Joe... Read more

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Future belongs to the religious, says demographer

Apr 29, 2004

An article in the current issue of the prestigious quarterly “Foreign Affairs” states that the future “belongs” to religious people... Read more

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Catholics must promote ‘freedom for’ more than ‘freedom from,’ says Cardinal Dulles

Apr 28, 2004

Catholics in the United States must live and promote a positive approach to liberty, conceived more as “freedom for” something... Read more

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Campaign funds will not support those who ‘betrayed’ the Church: Bishop McDonnell

Apr 28, 2004

At the launch of Springfield’s annual diocesan campaign yesterday, Bishop Timothy McDonnell assured the faithful that funds raised would in... Read more

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National prayer breakfast shows U.S. Church is ‘alive’

Apr 27, 2004

The first ever National Catholic Prayer Breakfast held this morning is “evidence that the Church is alive and well in... Read more