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Experts now say abstinence and fidelity key to stopping AIDS

Nov 28, 2004

Just a few days away from the celebration of World AIDS Day, the prestigious medical magazine “The Lancet” has published... Read more

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Catholic bishops advise sick parishioners not to shake hands or drink from chalice

Nov 28, 2004

Concerned about the health of their parishioners, several United States bishops have issued advisories, telling churchgoers that they should not... Read more

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New Catholic high school likely for Northern Colorado

Nov 28, 2004

Plans for a new Catholic high school and eventual church are brewing in the Archdiocese of Denver, north of the... Read more

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Scottish cardinal challenges government to make St. Andrew’s national holiday

Nov 28, 2004

Scotland is debating whether it should legislate another public holiday, and a Scottish cardinal is suggesting that it be on... Read more

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Catholic television becomes national in Canada

Nov 28, 2004

Canada’s first Catholic television network is now available coast to coast through Bell ExpressVu satellite television on channel 654. Salt... Read more

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New president of Chilean Bishops Conference says: “We will be passionate defenders of life”

Nov 28, 2004

Bishop Alejandro Goic, the new president of the Bishops Conference of Chile, announced this Friday that the bishops of the... Read more

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Argentinean bishops announces march for life and the family

Nov 28, 2004

Bishop Ruben Frassia of Avellaneda, Argentina, announced last Saturday that the Church will promote a huge march for life that... Read more

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Nuncio in Bolivia says only dialogue will help to overcome crisis

Nov 28, 2004

The Apostolic Nuncio to Bolivia, Archbishop Ivo Scapolo, said this week the current social crisis facing the country can only... Read more

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Russian Orthodox Church barrier to dialogue in East Europe, says expert

Nov 28, 2004

Marko Tomashek, Aid to the Church in Need’s chief Easter Europe expert, has explained that there is "a line of... Read more

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Praying the rosary brings change to community

Nov 25, 2004

It’s a powerful tool that is changing communities and changing hearts; it’s the rosary. Its popularity has increased over recent... Read more

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Cardinal calls for easier registration of religious weddings in Chile

Nov 25, 2004

While participating in the General Assembly of the Bishops Conference of Chile, the Conference’s president, Cardinal Francisco Javier Errazuriz, insisted... Read more

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New bill to speed up divorce will hinder efforts at marital reconciliation in Spain

Nov 25, 2004

The Institute on Family Policy in Spain denounced a new version of a Spain’s divorce law being proposed by the... Read more

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Turn off your TV to protest poor programming, says Argentinean school for parents

Nov 25, 2004

In response to the lack of interest on the part of television producers to improve the quality of TV programs... Read more

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Cardinal Rubiano calls on Colombians to support paramilitary groups choosing to disarm

Nov 25, 2004

The Archbishop of Bogota, Colombia, Cardinal Pedro Rubiano Saenz, called on Colombians this week not to reject the gestures by... Read more

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Bishop in Southern Mexico concerned about spread of gangs

Nov 25, 2004

Bishop Felipe Arizmendi Esquivel of San Cristobal de las Casas said this week the spread of juvenile gangs is an... Read more

Pope calls for a National Day of Prayer for Vocations in the US

Nov 25, 2004

Pope John Paul II called on the Church in the United States to establish a National Day of Prayer for... Read more

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Nations must guarantee human dignity of prisoners, Pope says

Nov 25, 2004

Pope John Paul II called on all nations this morning to ensure that prisoners are guaranteed their basic human rights... Read more

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US bishops celebrate Thanksgiving and connection to Church Fathers in Rome

Nov 25, 2004

It was an Italian Thanksgiving yesterday for about a dozen United States bishops, who are in Rome this week for... Read more

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Australian priests stop ‘New Age’ baptism, retake Trinitarian formula

Nov 25, 2004

Parishioners baptized at St. Mary’s Parish in the Archdiocese of Brisbane in the last decade should contact the church and... Read more

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Malta to hold a conference on psychology of the unborn child

Nov 25, 2004

The Malta Union of Professional Psychologists will offer a unique perspective to the abortion debate with a conference focused on... Read more