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‘Living Catholic Faith’ Conference promises to renew, invigorate faith

Jan 3, 2006

The Archdiocese of Denver is hosting its annual faith conference on March 17 and 18, which it says would renew... Read more

Pope Benedict: True human progress leads man closer to Christ

Jan 3, 2006

In his first general audience for 2006, held today at the Vatican, Pope Benedict XVI used the words of St.... Read more

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Bigger than Kong? Narnia tops box office charts

Jan 3, 2006

The new film adaptation of C.S. Lewis’ classic “Narnia: the Lion the witch and the wardrobe” fantasy has topped box... Read more

Catholic diocese invites faithful to create culture of vocations, pray for priests

Jan 2, 2006

The Diocese of Manchester, New Hampshire, has taken on the challenge of creating a vocation culture by encouraging the faithful... Read more

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Catholics seek more presence on radio nationwide

Jan 2, 2006

Catholic broadcasters are hoping the Church’s message will reach more listeners via the radio waves in the next year. Read more

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Starting today, the Gospel and homily of the day can be downloaded from our website.

Jan 2, 2006

Starting today, all our users, subscribers, and general public can have access to a new range of services including a... Read more

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Pope Benedict XVI has appointed Reverend David R. Choby as Bishop of Nashville

Dec 19, 2005

Nashville-born Father Choby was appointed today as the new Bishop of Nashville by Pope Benedict XVI. He succeeds Bishop Edward... Read more

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America to publish apology on offensive ad for Virgin Mary statue covered with a condom

Dec 18, 2005

America magazine will publish an apology on Today’s edition about an ad for a offensive Virgin Mary statue.  Read more

Pope Benedict appoints top Vatican diplomat as Papal Nuncio to the US

Dec 16, 2005

Pope Benedict XVI appointed this Saturday Archbishop Pietro Sambi, widely regarded as one of the Vatican’s most able diplomats, as... Read more

USCCB reclassifies gay Western "Brokeback Mountain" after complaints

Dec 15, 2005

"Brokeback Mountain," originally rated L (limited adult audience) by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, has been reclassified as... Read more

Pope appoints Salt Lake City Bishop George H. Niederauer as new Archbishop of San Francisco

Dec 14, 2005

Today Pope Benedict XVI appointed Bishop George Hugh Niederauer, bishop of Salt Lake City, as metropolitan archbishop of San Francisco.  Read more

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Panel remembers persecuted Christians during Christmas season

Dec 12, 2005

Archbishop Charles Chaput of Denver will participate in a panel discussion on Christian persecution around the world, called “Christmas Under... Read more

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US bishops asked Schwarzenegger to grant Williams’ clemency

Dec 12, 2005

The United States bishops joined numerous human rights organizations and celebrities last week in asking California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to... Read more

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New Catholic high school to emphasize faith, values

Dec 11, 2005

The Diocese of Corpus Christi in Texas will open a new Catholic high school on the grounds of the former... Read more

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Illinois bishops urge Catholics to take action in protecting marriage

Dec 11, 2005

The bishops of Illinois are calling on Catholics throughout the state to take action in an effort to persuade legislators... Read more

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Archbishop Chaput: No room for Christ in American Christmas culture?

Dec 8, 2005

As the Catholic Church approaches the second half of Advent, and with it, the coming of Christmas, Denver’s Archbishop Charles... Read more

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Wyoming Catholic College to open in 2007, now has president

Dec 8, 2005

Slated to open its doors to its first class of students in 2007, Wyoming Catholic College, a liberal arts institution... Read more

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Arizona bishops release dramatic letter on immigration

Dec 8, 2005

The bishops of Arizona are calling on Catholics to welcome immigrants into their parishes, whether documented or undocumented, and to... Read more

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Idaho Supreme Court to hear arguments on Ten Commandments monument

Dec 8, 2005

At press time, the Keep the Commandments Coalition was presenting arguments to the Idaho Supreme Court in favor of putting... Read more

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Pro-life girls to picket American Girl Place in New York

Dec 8, 2005

Adolescent girls and their parents will picket Saturday at American Girl Place on Fifth Avenue in New York City in... Read more