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Catholic groups protest pro-abortion politician on catholic university campus

Oct 28, 2003

Several Catholic groups are protesting a lecture that a former Illinois governor, who holds pro-abortion views, is scheduled to give... Read more

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Chinese Bishop to preside at National Shrine

Oct 28, 2003

Bishop Ignatius C. Wang, auxiliary bishop of San Francisco, will celebrate mass and give the homily at the Basilica of... Read more

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Italians demand crucifixes remain in schools

Oct 28, 2003

Leaders from across the political spectrum, religious leaders and even some Muslims have joined together in a rare consensus to... Read more

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The Pope's spirit is not in a wheelchair, says argentine Bishop

Oct 28, 2003

In a message about the 25 years of John Paul II's Pontificate entitled, "I come from a far away country,"... Read more

Pope "grateful to God" for Year of the Rosary, recalls drama of Sept. 11

Oct 28, 2003

During his usual Wednesday general audience, Pope John Paul II gave thanks to God for the fruits of the "Year... Read more

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Pope convokes Synod to elect new leader of Church in Iraq

Oct 28, 2003

Pope John Paul II has convoked a Synod of the Chaldean Catholic Church -to which belong the majority of Iraqi... Read more

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Europe and the U.S. must partner in current “age of uncertainty”

Oct 27, 2003

Europe must enter into a partnership with the United States and make strides to share fully in the responsibility for... Read more

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Gay Episcopalian bishop commits to be consecrated Sunday

Oct 27, 2003

Canon Gene Robinson, the Anglican communion of churches' first openly gay bishop, has pledged to defy world leaders of the... Read more

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Disability rights coalition supports Terri Schiavo's right to life

Oct 27, 2003

A coalition of 14 disability rights groups issued a statement yesterday in support of Terri Schiavo's right to life.  Read more

“Being” Is Better Than “Having,” Vatican Official Reminds Advertisers

Oct 27, 2003

Addressing the World Federation of Advertisers on the occasion of the federation's 50th anniversary, Archbishop John Foley, President of the... Read more

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Chilean Cardinal Calls For Vigorous Investigation Into Pedophile Ring

Oct 27, 2003

The Archbishop of Santiago, Chile, and president of the Chilean Bishops Conference, Cardinal Francisco Javier Errázuriz, has called for a... Read more

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Italian Court Grants Demand By Muslim To Remove Crucifix From School

Oct 27, 2003

A controversial ruling by an Italian judge has resulted in the removal of a crucifix from a public school in... Read more

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The Pope Is Already “John Paul The Great” Says Mexican Cardinal

Oct 27, 2003

The Archbishop of Mexico City, Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera, says because of everything Pope has done for the Church and... Read more

Brain-Damaged Daughter Responds to Kisses

Oct 26, 2003

Bob Schindler who has fought for more than five years to keep his brain-damaged daughter Terri Schiavo alive said when... Read more

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Schiavo To Get Guardian

Oct 26, 2003

The law signed by Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, which allowed him to order Terri Schiavo’s feeding tube reinserted states that... Read more

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Cardinal Terrazas Implores Bolivians to Stop the Bloodshed and Revenge

Oct 26, 2003

The Archbishop of Santa Cruz, Cardinal Julio Terrazas, called on Bolivians to stop the cycle of revenge and begin to... Read more

Vatican Supports Banning all Forms of Human Cloning at UN Conference

Oct 26, 2003

The Holy See’s Press office made public today the speech delivered last week by Archbishop Celestino Migliore, Vatican’s permanent observer... Read more

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“Voice of the Faithful” Summit Offers “Cooperation” after Harshly Criticizing Bishops

Oct 26, 2003

Participants at the Summit of the lay organization “Voice of the Faithful” (VOTF) convoked this weekend at Fordham University's Rose... Read more

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Ten Commandments Case Might Get Review In Supreme Court

Oct 26, 2003

America's highest court is expected to decide Nov. 3 whether it will review an Alabama case involving the public display... Read more

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Chileans and Argentines Remember Pope's Intervention That Prevented War

Oct 26, 2003

Catholics in Chile and Argentina gathered together this past Saturday to express thanks for the Pope John Paul II's role... Read more