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Don’t treat asylum-seekers with prejudice asks the Vatican at UN

Nov 4, 2003

Archbishop Celestino Migliore, the Holy See’s permanent observer at the United Nations, requested yesterday not to portray asylum-seekers as a... Read more

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Church seeks new dialogue with ELN to resolve hostage crisis

Nov 4, 2003

The Church’s mediation commission that is working to free 7 tourists who were kidnapped September 12 in the northern mountains... Read more

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Spain to vote with US in favor of total cloning prohibition

Nov 4, 2003

The Spanish government has announced it will not join a block of European countries that is seeking to keep the... Read more

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Opposition to gay ordination "not about sex but Bible," critics say

Nov 4, 2003

The opposition to the ordination of the first openly gay bishop in the United States this week isn’t about sex... Read more

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Episcopal congregations seek new diocese

Nov 4, 2003

Episcopal leaders are scrambling to address the requests of two New Hampshire churches to become part of another diocese, following... Read more

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

Nov 4, 2003

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

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No way back in ecumenical dialogue, Pope says

Nov 3, 2003

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

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Anglicans face deep divisions after consecration of homosexual Episcopalian

Nov 3, 2003

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

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Louisiana to vote between two Catholics for the first time

Nov 3, 2003

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

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Archbishop denounces damage done to Buenos Aires Cathedral by homosexual radicals

Nov 3, 2003

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

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Postulator for the beatification cause of John Paul I dies

Nov 3, 2003

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

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

Nov 3, 2003

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

Nov 2, 2003

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

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Pope reaffirms Catholic doctrine on Purgatory

Nov 2, 2003

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

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Pope to preside beatification Mass on Sunday

Nov 2, 2003

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

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Schindlers to respond to Schiavo on 'Larry King Live'

Nov 2, 2003

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

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

Nov 2, 2003

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

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

Nov 2, 2003

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

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Marxist Guerilla leader ordered assassination of Archbishop Isaías Duarte

Nov 2, 2003

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

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Religious persecution in Holland?

Nov 2, 2003

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