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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

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Pro-life retreat planned for seminarians

Jul 29, 2004

Priests for Life will hold its annual national retreat for seminarians next month, from Aug. 10 to 17, at the... Read more

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AMA's demand for morning-after pills 'appalling', says USCCB official

Jul 28, 2004

The American Medical Association's request to make the morning-after pill available over-the-counter is "sad" and "appalling," says Gail Quinn, Executive... Read more

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U.S. Bishop urges Bush to reconsider travel restrictions to Cuba

Jul 28, 2004

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops issued a statement July 27, urging the Bush administration to reconsider the recent restrictions... Read more

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Pro-life group files suit to challenge broadcast ban, defend freedom of speech

Jul 28, 2004

In an effort to defend its freedom of speech and run an advertising campaign as a grass-roots organization, Wisconsin Right... Read more

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Attorney urges author-priest to expose 'ring of predators'

Jul 27, 2004

Attorney Sheila Schreiber-Parkhill has urged sociologist and author Fr. Andrew Greeley to expose priests who he knows to be abusing... Read more

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Pro-abortion group requests IRS to revoke tax-exempt status of pro-life group

Jul 27, 2004

Catholics for a Free Choice has filed a complaint with the IRS, asking it to revoke the tax-exempt status of... Read more

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Democrats break with tradition; don’t invite Boston archbishop to convention

Jul 26, 2004

In a break from tradition, the Democratic Party did not invite the archbishop of Boston to offer a blessing at... Read more

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Bishop Carlson says prayer needs a boost among Catholics

Jul 26, 2004

Prayer must become an important part of every Christian’s daily life, said Bishop Robert Carlson of Sioux Falls at the... Read more

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Kerry floats on abortion issue to win Catholic vote, says Catholic League

Jul 25, 2004

In a press release issued on Friday, Catholic League president William Donohue accused Senator John Kerry of floating on the... Read more

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Governor removes link to Planned Parenthood site after bishop’s letter

Jul 25, 2004

The governor of South Dakota has asked that a link to a Planned Parenthood teen site be removed from the... Read more

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Teacher’s union presses Archdiocese of Philadelphia for elections

Jul 25, 2004

The Association of Catholic Teachers has put pressure on the Archdiocese of Philadelphia to let the 125 custodians and maintenance... Read more

Marriage Protection Act only a temporary solution, Pro-family groups say

Jul 22, 2004

Major pro-family groups congratulated the House of Representatives for passing the Marriage Protection Act, but said it is only a... Read more

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Pro-Life Democrats puzzled by DNC pro-abortion platform

Jul 22, 2004

Just one day after the Democratic National Committee invited the Democrats For Life of America to attend their convention next... Read more