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Congregation revives after all members disappeared under Khmer Rouge

Mar 24, 2004

A Cambodian congregation of sisters, which was wiped out by the Khmer Rouge nearly 30 years ago, was revived last... Read more

Pope recalls World’s consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary

Mar 23, 2004

During today’s general audience, on the eve of the feast of the Annunciation, Pope John Paul recalled he has entrusted... Read more

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Pope’s new book to be released on May 18

Mar 23, 2004

The latest book written by John Paul II, entitled “Rise, Let Us Be Going,” recalling his life experience as a... Read more

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Pope set to release new document on the liturgy

Mar 23, 2004

Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger revealed this Monday that Pope John Paul II has already signed the Latin version of a new... Read more

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Suffering can lead to self-knowledge, intimacy with God, panelists say

Mar 23, 2004

The power of "The Passion of the Christ" is its effectiveness in helping people understand that their personal suffering, when... Read more

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US Bishops to begin "ad Limina" visit to the Vatican Next Week

Mar 23, 2004

The first group of U.S. bishops will  arrive here on  March 28   for their “Ad Limina Apostolorum” visit, the once-every-five-years... Read more

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University students to gather in Rome for youth forum

Mar 23, 2004

University students from all over the world will have the opportunity to “bridge evangelism with intellectualism and religious values” at... Read more

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Jewish-Christian surveys show ‘Passion’ not generating anti-Semitism

Mar 23, 2004

According to two recent surveys, “The Passion of the Christ” has not caused an increase in anti-Semitic sentiment among Americans... Read more

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Colombian senator plans trip to Peru to promote “homosexual rights”

Mar 23, 2004

Piedad Cordoba, a liberal senator from Colombia, has announced that during an upcoming visit to Peru she will take the... Read more

Vatican presents book with shocking stories of martyrdom in Eastern churches

Mar 22, 2004

Cardinal Ignace Moussa I Daoud, Prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches, presented this morning at the Holy See... Read more

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Pope appoints new bishops for New Jersey and Montana

Mar 22, 2004

Pope John Paul II appointed today Bishop Joseph Anthony Galante, coadjutor of Dallas (Texas) as the new Bishop of Camden... Read more

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“National Right To Life” decision to kill South Dakota pro-life bill sparks controversy

Mar 22, 2004

The Thomas More Law Center has accused National Right to Life of “betraying the unborn,” after the well-known pro-life organization... Read more

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Catholic schools to close in Chicago, reorganize this fall

Mar 22, 2004

The Archdiocese of Chicago announced the closure of four more elementary schools Monday in order to create a regional school... Read more

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Socialists in Spain announce end of religious education, violating Concordat with the Holy See

Mar 22, 2004

The newly elected Spanish government, under the leadership if the Socialist PSOE party, has announced it will immediately strip religious... Read more

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Successful opening weekend for “The Passion” in Latin America

Mar 22, 2004

Mel Gibson’s “The Passion of the Christ” has become a box-office hit in Latin America, out-selling any other movie in... Read more

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Mexican Bishop invites fallen-away Catholics to “return home” this Lent

Mar 22, 2004

In a message for  the Lenten season, Bishop Felipe Arizmendi Esquivel of San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico, called on... Read more

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Pope defends rights of persons in "vegetative" state, questions term "vegetative"

Mar 21, 2004

Any "patient in a vegetative state had the right to basic sanitary assistance – food, water and hygiene – and... Read more

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Holy See deplores killing of Palestinean radical leader

Mar 21, 2004

The Vatican Spokesman Joaquin Navarro-Valls, said this morning that "the Holy See joins the international community in deploring" the killing... Read more

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After proclaiming four new blessed, Pope encourages Spaniards after attack

Mar 21, 2004

On Sunday, after proclaiming four new blessed -two of them Spanish, - Pope John Paul encouraged again Spaniards after the... Read more

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4,000 Catholic men gather for fellowship, spiritual strength

Mar 21, 2004

Nearly 4,000 men, ranging from pre-teens to the elderly, attended the 10th annual Catholic Men's Conference, March 20, organized to... Read more