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Religious freedom under threat in Ukraine, Catholic leader warns

Nov 24, 2004

In an interview this morning with the international Catholic charity, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), Fr. Borys Gudziak,... Read more

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Catholics rebuild churches in Iraq despite ongoing violence

Nov 24, 2004

Father Nizar Semaan, a Catholic priest from the city of Mosul, told the Fides News Agency this week that Christians... Read more

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Company stands for British Catholic pharmacist who denied morning-after pill

Nov 24, 2004

The Daily Mirror Newspaper reported that a 24-year old mother of two was denied the morning-after pill by a Catholic... Read more

Pope encourages youth to make Christ center of their lives

Nov 23, 2004

At the end of today’s general audience at the Paul VI Hall in the Vatican Pope John Paul II exhorted... Read more

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U.S. Congress acts to save the Mt. Soledad Cross - atheist blames ‘Jihad Jesus Republicans’

Nov 23, 2004

The United States Congress has acted to save a  43-foot tall cross atop Mount Soledad in San Diego, whose removal... Read more

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Bishops' official applauds passage of federal bill that includes pro-life measure

Nov 23, 2004

An official with the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has praised Congress for passing the Hyde-Weldon Conscience Protection Amendment... Read more

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Catholic schools seeking new strategies to remain open in Rochester

Nov 23, 2004

Catholic schools of the Diocese of Rochester have announced a series of new strategies to keep their Catholic schools open... Read more

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Kid can give thanks to God on Thanksgiving… thanks to watchdog legal group

Nov 23, 2004

Responding to legal advice from its attorneys, after complaints from an outraged parent, Lincoln-Franklin Elementary School in Garwood, New Jersey,... Read more

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EWTN announces special Christmas programming

Nov 23, 2004

EWTN will air exclusive coverage of special live events and related programming for Advent and Christmas on television, radio and... Read more

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Largest mosque in the US raises concerns about radical Islam

Nov 23, 2004

An already underway $22 million project in Boston to build what will be the largest mosque in the US is... Read more

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More aid needed to achieve Millennium development goals, says Vatican at UN

Nov 23, 2004

Speaking before the United Nations General Assembly on the Millenium Declaration which was signed in September of 2000, Archbishop Celestino... Read more

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Group of obstetricians seek legalization of anencephaly abortion in Peru

Nov 23, 2004

The Peruvian Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology (PSOG) plans to send a new “protocol” to doctors this week what would... Read more

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Swedish Archbishop calls for revitalization of Catholicism in Europe

Nov 23, 2004

Archbishop Anders Arborelius of Stockholm, Sweden, said this week Swedish and other European Catholics need to recover their pride in... Read more

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Bishops evangelize Cuba with comic books on the saints

Nov 23, 2004

Thanks to assistance provided by Aid to the Church in Need, the Bishops in Cuba are now evangelizing the country... Read more

New Cornwell’s biography of Pope unfounded, biased, says British reviewer

Nov 22, 2004

A new biography of Pope John Paul II, which attempts to document the Pope’s “intellectual decline” has serious flaws in... Read more

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Pope to mark act of reconciliation with Greek Orthodox by returning saints’ relics to Ecumenical Patriarch

Nov 22, 2004

The relics of Saints Gregory Nazianzus and John Chrysostom, two of the eight Great Doctors of the Church, will be... Read more

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"We are fools for Christ’s sake," says Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia

Nov 22, 2004

At a Mass attended by hundreds of lawyers and judges in St. Daniel the Prophet Church in Wheaton on Sunday,... Read more

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Pope receives honors from university for contribution to dialogue between faith and science.

Nov 22, 2004

Pope John Paul II, on receiving this morning the rector and members of the faculty and staff of the Nicolaus... Read more

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Vatican announces "catalogue" of new international movements and lay associations in the Church

Nov 22, 2004

The Vatican has announced the recent publication of a "Catalogue of International Associations of the Faithful" in response to Pope... Read more

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Council for the Laity to reflect on challenges facing parishes in the third millenium

Nov 22, 2004

The 21st Plenary Assembly of the Pontifical Council for the Laity, which will be held in Rome between November 24-28,... Read more