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L’Osservatore Romano highlights heroism of “courageous” Italian mother

Jan 26, 2005

The Vatican’s L’Osservatore Romano singled out an Italian mother for her decision to forego medical treatment doctors said she needed... Read more

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Cardinal Lopez Trujillo says family is not property of lawmakers

Jan 26, 2005

The president of the Pontifical Council for the Family, Cardinal Alfonso Lopez Trujillo, said this week the family is a... Read more

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Argentinean bishop says anti-catholic press created condom scandal in Spain

Jan 26, 2005

Bishop Jorge Lona of San Luis, Argentina, said last week the “anti-catholic” press twisted the statements of the Secretary of... Read more

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First Canon Law Department in Mexico inaugurated

Jan 26, 2005

This week at the parish of St. Augustine in Tlalpan, Mexico, the first ever Canon Law Department of the Pontifical... Read more

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Italian mountain to be named after John Paul II

Jan 26, 2005

A mountain in the Apennines of Italy has been renamed “Wojtyla Peak” in honor of Pope John Paul II. Read more

“Authentic faith always sees God as love” says Pope

Jan 25, 2005

Today, in his general audience at the Vatican, the Holy Father spoke on the subject of "thanksgiving" basing his thoughts... Read more

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Vatican praises mother who chose her own death over abortion

Jan 25, 2005

Rita Federizzi has been compared with the much-loved and recently canonized St. Gianna Beretta Molla.  Read more

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Victim of Botched Abortion Dies

Jan 25, 2005

According to the Pro-life group, Operation Rescue, a Kansas woman has died as a result of an abortion gone awry... Read more

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Polish court fines editor for insulting Pope

Jan 25, 2005

A Polish editor, who used to speak for the country's former communist rulers in the 1980s, was fined $8,500 yesterday... Read more

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Christ is the foundation and goal of ecumenical movement, Cardinal tells religious leaders

Jan 25, 2005

Cardinal Walter Kasper, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, last night presided in the name of the... Read more

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Cardinal Rivera says fight against drugs begins in the family

Jan 25, 2005

The archbishop of Mexico City, Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera, said this week that while the government has the duty to... Read more

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Church hopeful UN will name new envoy to Colombian peace process

Jan 25, 2005

Archbishop Luis Augusto Castro, vice president of the Bishops Conference of Colombia, expressed his confidence this week that the United... Read more

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Catholics for a Free Choice to intensify pro-abortion efforts in Brazil

Jan 25, 2005

The pro-abortion group "Catholics for a Free Choice" (CFFC) is intensifying its efforts to get abortion legalized in Brazil, as... Read more

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Ecuadorian bishop calls on government to guarantee right to protest

Jan 25, 2005

The secretary general of the Bishops Conference of Ecuador, Bishop Jose Vicente Eguiguren Samaniego, is calling on the government to... Read more

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Italian priests slam 'blasphemous' ad

Jan 25, 2005

Two Italian priests are outraged by a company that has used the image of the Virgin Mary for an ad... Read more

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Oscars overlooks ‘The Passion’ for best picture

Jan 25, 2005

The worldwide 2004 box-office hit “The Passion of the Christ” was shut out in the nominations for best picture category... Read more

Cardinal Sodano reminds tsunami victims of God’s closeness

Jan 24, 2005

Yesterday evening in the Vatican Basilica Cardinal Secretary of State Angelo Sodano celebrated a Mass in the Pope's name for... Read more

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Do not forget the horrors of the Nazi concentration camps, Archbishop warns

Jan 24, 2005

Yesterday, the Holy See’s permanent observer to the United Nations, Archbishop Celestino Migliore participated in the UN General Assembly commemorating... Read more

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Bush supports pro-life supporters in annual march

Jan 24, 2005

Tens of thousands of pro-lifers marched on Washington yesterday to mark the 32nd anniversary of Roe vs. Wade and to... Read more

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Supreme Court deferral means 'Choose Life' plates still unconstitutional in S. Carolina

Jan 24, 2005

The Supreme Court declined yesterday to consider a case about whether some states may offer license plates with pro-life messages,... Read more