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Pope met with heads of the USCCB

Apr 21, 2004

Pope John Paul II received, in a private audience on Thursday morning, the leadership of the United States Bishops' Conference... Read more

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Catholic college on the horizon for Diocese of Pheonix

Apr 21, 2004

A project to start a Catholic college in the Diocese of Pheonix got the push and support it needed by... Read more

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‘Call to Compassion’ rally urges structural reform, aid to the needy in Denver

Apr 21, 2004

Catholic Charities Denver has invited elected officials and public citizens to answer a call to compassion this Saturday at an... Read more

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Pro-life conference to address “controversies and challenges” facing Mexican families

Apr 21, 2004

Several pro-life groups in Mexico are hosting the IV Life and Family Congress on April 24-25 in Mexico City, on... Read more

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Largest German Catholic charitable organization appoints Opus Dei member as new Secretary General

Apr 21, 2004

The General Council of the international Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), during its annual meeting in... Read more

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“Passion” breaks box-office records in Spain: two million see the film in 20 days

Apr 21, 2004

According to the film distributor Aurum, “The Passion of the Christ” continues to break records in Spain, with more than... Read more

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Expert explains how 9-11 affected relations between the Holy See and Israel

Apr 21, 2004

In an article to be published this Friday in the religious section of L’Espresso online, Vatican watcher Sandro Magister analyzes... Read more

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Embryos not really used to find cures for disease, says Australian bishop

Apr 21, 2004

People have been misled into believing that ‘excess’ human embryos will be used to find cures for Parkinson’s disease and... Read more

Voters, politicians must follow informed conscience, says Archbishop Chaput

Apr 20, 2004

Conscience is never just a matter of personal opinion or “a pious alibi for doing what we want, or what... Read more

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Prayer brings inner peace and serenity, Pope says

Apr 20, 2004

Explaining  Psalm 26 during his regular Wednesday General Audience, Pope John Paul II said that the true way to achieve... Read more

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Pope appoints two Papal delegates to the Centenary of Rome’s Synagogue

Apr 20, 2004

Holy See Press Office Director Joaquin Navarro-Valls announced on Wednesday that Pope John Paul will not be attending the ceremony... Read more

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Winning the Catholic vote critical to Kerry, experts say

Apr 20, 2004

The Catholic vote is very important and often the deciding factor in national elections, say two political experts interviewed by... Read more

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U.S. bishops seek support for communications campaign

Apr 20, 2004

The Catholic Communication Campaign (CCC) wants to make certain that the Good News is part of the media experience for... Read more

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Pope longs for peace and reconciliation for Venezuela, says Archbishop Porras

Apr 20, 2004

After visiting with Pope John Paul II at the Vatican, Archbishop Baltasar Porras, President of the Venezuelan Bishops Conference, said... Read more

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Cardinal Martino calls pulling of troops out of Iraq “imprudent”

Apr 20, 2004

In an interview with the Italian daily, “Corriere de la Sera,” just days after Spanish President Jose Luis Zapatero announced... Read more

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Dominican bishops warn against electoral fraud

Apr 20, 2004

The Bishops Conference of the Dominican Republic is warning the countries political parties against voting fraud and dirty politics in... Read more

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The Bible is a source of light for human behavior, Pope says

Apr 19, 2004

In a brief address to the participants at the Plenary Assembly of the Pontifical Biblical Commission, Pope John Paul II... Read more

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Pope to proclaim six new blessed, including Polish prince turned priest

Apr 19, 2004

Next Sunday, April 25, Pope John Paul II will proclaim six new Blessed, including a Polish prince turned priest and... Read more

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Congregation for the Laity to celebrate 20th Anniversary of “Cross of the Youth”

Apr 19, 2004

The Pontifical Council for the Laity will mark the 20th anniversary of the handing over of the Cross to young... Read more

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Catholic law center seeks to intervene and protect marriage

Apr 19, 2004

The Thomas More Law Center is one of three Christian-based public interest law firms that is representing five parties in... Read more