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Pope receives unexpected visit from boy with cancer

Feb 9, 2005

A young boy being treated for cancer paid a surprise visit to Pope John Paul II yesterday at Gemelli Hospital... Read more

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John Paul has earned right to remain Pope until the end: Canadian cardinal

Feb 9, 2005

Canada’s top cleric says Pope John Paul II has much to teach humanity in his frailty and deserves to remain... Read more

Holy Father likely to leave hospital today

Feb 9, 2005

Joaquin Navarro-Valls, director of the Holy See Press Office, announced this morning that, "It is expected that the Holy Father's... Read more

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Chilean bishop trusts John Paul II will remain Pope until death

Feb 8, 2005

Bishop Alejandro Goic of Rancagua, Chile, and president of the country’s Bishops Conference said this week that, “because of his... Read more

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Famous volleyball player leaves sport to become religious

Feb 8, 2005

Italian media has been fixated with the story of Michela Amadori, a renowned volleyball player who has decided to leave... Read more

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Bolivian bishop warns against separatist tendencies

Feb 8, 2005

Bishop Jesus Juarez Parraga, SDB, of El Alto, Bolivia, warned in a pastoral letter this week that the legitimate demands... Read more

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Catholic camp for teens takes root in Missouri

Feb 8, 2005

The Office of Youth Ministry in the Archdiocese of St. Louis has always dreamed of having a Catholic summer camp.... Read more

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Life Teen ministry denies allegations against founder

Feb 8, 2005

Mark Hart, Vice President of Life Teen, a Catholic ministry aimed at sharing the Gospel with high school youth, recently... Read more

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New York mayor to challenge legal right to hold religious service in school gym

Feb 8, 2005

The Catholic League has accused Mayor Michael Bloomberg of supporting religious discrimination after news that his administration was going to... Read more

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Catholic parishes flourish in Southern U.S.

Feb 8, 2005

The Catholic Church in the southern U.S. is flourishing and growing at an impressive rate. But its rebirth in the... Read more

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Cameroon to host World Day of the Sick on Friday

Feb 8, 2005

This morning, Cardinal Javier Lozano Barragan, president of the Pontifical Council for Health Care Ministry, opened the traditional preceding meetings... Read more

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Cardinal Stafford calls faithful to the “duty of conversion” at St Peter’s Basilica

Feb 8, 2005

This morning at 10:30, Cardinal James Francis Stafford, major penitentiary of the Apostolic Penitentiary, presided at Ash Wednesday Mass in... Read more

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Pro-life leaders seek face-to-face meeting with Senator Clinton

Feb 8, 2005

Members of the Christian Defense Coalition presented themselves at Senator Hillary Clinton's office today to schedule a meeting to discuss... Read more

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Vatican denounces book, suspends U.S. Jesuit from teaching Catholic theology

Feb 8, 2005

The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has denounced the book “Jesus: Symbol of God” by American Jesuit Fr.... Read more

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Archbishop of Paris says Pope doesn’t have to be Schwarzenegger or Superman

Feb 8, 2005

The Archbishop of Paris, Cardinal Jean Marie Lustiger, said today, “The Pope does not need to be like Arnold Schwarzenegger,... Read more

Pope celebrates Ash Wednesday Mass from hospital

Feb 8, 2005

According to the Holy See Press Office, “this morning the Holy Father presided at the concelebration of Ash Wednesday Mass... Read more

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Sects provoking division in Mexican dioceses, says bishop

Feb 7, 2005

Bishop Jose Luis Amezcua Melgoza of Campeche, Mexico, said this week the large presence of sects in his diocese is... Read more

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Chilean archbishop says Pope is example of faithfulness in suffering

Feb 7, 2005

Archbishop Cristian Caro of Puerto Montt, Chile, expressed his admiration for the witness of strength of Pope John Paul II... Read more

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Archbishop denounces campaign to discredit Church in Argentina

Feb 7, 2005

In his weekly Sunday message, Archbishop Domingo Castagna of Corrientes, Argentina, expressed regret at the political and ideological spin that... Read more

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Global Catholic network to air installation of Archbishop Gomez

Feb 7, 2005

The global Catholic television network, EWTN has announced that it will air Archbishop Jose Gomez’s installation as the new Archbishop... Read more