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Putin’s visit with Pope to boost Orthodox-Catholic ties

Russian President Vladimir Putin hopes to boost relations between the Orthodox and Catholic churches in Russia with his second visit... Read more


No way back in ecumenical dialogue, Pope says

The movement toward Christian unity is not a choice for the Church but an inherent part of its life and... Read more


Anglicans face deep divisions after consecration of homosexual Episcopalian

The consecration of the first openly gay bishop in the United States, sanctioned by the Episcopal Church U.S.A., has created... Read more


Louisiana to vote between two Catholics for the first time

Louisiana is poised to elect its first Catholic governor in more than 100 years. The two frontrunners in the upcoming... Read more


Archbishop denounces damage done to Buenos Aires Cathedral by homosexual radicals

Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, Archbishop of Buenos Aires, issued a statement this week denouncing the damage done to the Archdiocesan Cathedral... Read more


Postulator for the beatification cause of John Paul I dies

The Fides News Agency is reporting the death of Salesian Father Pasquale Liberatore, postulator of the cause of beatification of... Read more


Thousands in Spain ask Health Minister to address crisis of frozen embryos

More than 3,000 scientists and experts have joined the 350,000 Spanish citizens calling on the Minister of Health, Ana Pastor,... Read more

Christians reach holiness through prayer including the Rosary, Pope says

On Saturday, as the Church celebrated the feast of All Saints, Pope John Paul presided the recitation of the Angelus... Read more


Pope reaffirms Catholic doctrine on Purgatory

On Sunday, November 2, on the occasion of the feast of All Souls, Pope John Paul II reaffirmed the Catholic... Read more


Pope to preside beatification Mass on Sunday

On Sunday, November 9, Feast of the Dedication of the Patriarchal Basilica of St. John Lateran, Pope John Paul II... Read more


Schindlers to respond to Schiavo on 'Larry King Live'

The Schindlers will try to set the record straight and tell their side of the story on CNN's "Larry King... Read more


UNESCO Calls Abortion on Demand "Proper" Medical Procedure for Girls

A UNESCO document calls for international government reform to make abortion available to all women and adolescent girls without restriction.  Read more


Bishops demand “peaceful, constitutional and democratic” solution to crisis in Venezuela

The Bishops Conference of Venezuela issued an official statement which was read Sunday in every parish across the country, saying... Read more


Marxist Guerilla leader ordered assassination of Archbishop Isaías Duarte

After recent investigations including statements by three eye-witnesses, the Colombian Attorney General has named Pablo Catatumbo, Western commander of the... Read more


Religious persecution in Holland?

Human rights groups in Holland have expressed concern over a new law which, if approved, will take Holland one step... Read more

Religion is key to protecting human life and promoting peace, Pope says to European leaders

Addressing 350 participants at the Conference of the Ministers of the Interior of the European Union, Pope John Paul II... Read more


Pope renews his desire to bring to light “the full truth” about Church history

In a message sent to the participants of a congress organized by the Pontifical Commission for Historical Sciences to commemorate... Read more


Pope’s prayers intentions for November: East-West understanding, Church in America

The Vatican Press office made public today the Holy Father's prayer intentions for the month of November, which are focused... Read more


Diplomatic Corps present official Anniversary wishes to Pope John Paul

Pope John Paul welcomed six members of the Diplomatic Corps to the Holy See, representing various geographical areas, on Friday,... Read more


President Bush set to relaunch faith-based initiative

President George W. Bush renewed his pledge to work toward the faith-based initiative and give religious groups that offer social... Read more