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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

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

Oct 30, 2003

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

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

Oct 30, 2003

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

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

Oct 30, 2003

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

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Diplomatic Corps present official Anniversary wishes to Pope John Paul

Oct 30, 2003

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

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President Bush set to relaunch faith-based initiative

Oct 30, 2003

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

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Alberta bishops: Catholic education, central to our culture

Oct 30, 2003

Alberta’s bishops urge Catholics to participate in discussions on the province’s educational reforms in order ensure that Catholic education and... Read more

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Church in Venezuela calms opposition: aggressions will not divide us

Oct 30, 2003

In a meeting with opposition leaders responsible for organizing a rally in protest against attacks on the Church by the... Read more

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Catholic radio stations should be truly Catholic, says Argentine Archbishop

Oct 30, 2003

Meeting with Catholic radio representatives, Archbishop Mario Maulión of Paraná and President of the Bishops Committee for Social Communications, said... Read more

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New movie debuts about the Pope and sports

Oct 30, 2003

The Sports Film Festival taking place in the Italian city of Milán has debuted a new movie called, “John Paul... Read more

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Chaldean Bishop says fundamentalist Muslims are source of terrorist attacks  in Iraq

Oct 30, 2003

In a candid interview with the Italian Catholic magazine "Mondo e Missione," Iraqi Bishop Louis Sako of Kirkuk said that... Read more

Pope to Filipino Bishops: “Things Christians do speak louder than the things they say”

Oct 29, 2003

While receiving 21 Filipino bishops in their Ad Limina visit, Pope John Paul highlighted the need for an “integral evangelization”... Read more

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Pontifical academies to hold joint session on martyrs

Oct 29, 2003

The Vatican Pontifical academies will hold their eighth joint public session on Thursday, November 6, from 10 a.m. to 1... Read more

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Pro-life expert: U.S. “not ready” for full ban on abortion

Oct 29, 2003

Pro-life activists say U.S. President George Bush is still on-target when it comes to issues regarding the culture of life,... Read more

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Pope will be able to continue until the end, says Canada’s new cardinal

Oct 29, 2003

Canada’s newest and youngest cardinal is confident Pope John Paul II will be able to continue in his ministry despite... Read more

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Heritage Center to recover Catholic history in West Virginia

Oct 29, 2003

The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston is putting final touches on its new West Virginia Catholic Heritage Centre before the building’s inauguration... Read more

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Venezuelan Opposition holds rally in support of the Catholic Church

Oct 29, 2003

Political and civil organization that make up the opposition in Venezuela held a rally this Wednesday in support of the... Read more

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Church in Colombia gets “green light” from rebels and government for release of 7 hostages

Oct 29, 2003

Church leaders on Colombia announced the imminent release of 7 tourists kidnapped in Nevada Mountains of Santa Marta by a... Read more

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Franciscan warns Church in Holy Land could disappear

Oct 29, 2003

In an interview with the Tarragona Daily in Spain, the Minister General of the Franciscan Order, Fr. José Rodríguez Carballo,... Read more

Prolifers urge the public to correct the media on the Schiavo case

Oct 28, 2003

The media is getting it wrong when covering Terri Schiavo’s case and pro-lifers want the public to do something about... Read more