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Archbishop urges Puerto Ricans to vote with the future in mind

Mar 15, 2004

The archbishop of San Juan urged the citizens of Puerto Rico to vote in the November elections and to leave... Read more

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Abstinence education needed in addition to condom-package labeling

Mar 15, 2004

Some lawmakers are applauding the serious consideration the Bush administration is giving a policy that would require all condom packages... Read more

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Jim Caviezel more concerned with living his faith than media reports

Mar 14, 2004

The actor who played Jesus in Mel Gibson’s “The Passion of the Christ” says he is not worried about what... Read more

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John Paul II reiterates condemnation of “horrendous” attacks in Madrid

Mar 14, 2004

Pope John Paul II offered the Angelus Sunday for the country of Spain and reiterated his condemnation of the “horrendous”... Read more

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Brazilian bishops give official support to “The Passion”

Mar 14, 2004

The leaders of the Bishops Conference of Brazil gave their full support to Mel Gibson’s “The Passion of the Christ,”... Read more

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Peruvian congressman charges abortion pill unconstitutional

Mar 14, 2004

The president of the Peruvian Congress’ Health Committee, Dr. Héctor Chávez Chuchón, denounced a resolution brought by several ONGs and... Read more

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Poles rush to see Gibson's ‘Passion’

Mar 14, 2004

Mel Gibson's “The Passion of the Christ” has hit theaters in Poland and the response has been very favorable, topping... Read more

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Cardinal blesses ground for new church

Mar 14, 2004

Signs of growth and life abounded in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia this past weekend. Cardinal Justin Rigali was on hand... Read more

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'Passion' maintains top spot at box office

Mar 14, 2004

"The Passion of the Christ" was the top film for a third straight weekend, taking in $31.7 million and pushing... Read more

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Archdiocese of Denver is “patron saint of the Passion of the Christ,” says film's producer

Mar 11, 2004

The Archdiocese of Denver has become the “patron saint” of “The Passion of the Christ,” said the blockbuster’s executive producer... Read more

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Archbishop of Lima: one is never the same after seeing “The Passion of the Christ”

Mar 11, 2004

At the conclusion of a private screening of “The Passion of the Christ,” Cardinal Juan Luis Cipriani, Archbishop of Lima,... Read more

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Navarro-Valls says “Passion” not anti-Semitic

Mar 11, 2004

The spokesman for the Holy See, Joaquín Navarro-Valls commented on Mel Gibson’s “The Passion of the Christ,” saying “there is... Read more

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Spanish Bishops call for charity and solidarity

Mar 11, 2004

In the wake of yesterday’s terrorist bombings in Madrid, the Spanish Bishops Conference issued a statement condemning terrorism and calling... Read more

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Boston archbishop discourages proposal to include same-sex unions in marriage amendment

Mar 11, 2004

The Archbishop of Boston supports a legal amendment to protect the definition of marriage as the union of one man... Read more

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Jesus in the garden is most important scene in ‘Passion’, says bishop

Mar 11, 2004

The bishop of Brooklyn said he will never pray the Stations of the Cross, say the Sorrowful Mysteries of the... Read more

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Woman charged with murder for death of stillborn

Mar 11, 2004

A mother, who allegedly ignored medical warnings to have a Caesarean section when pregnant to save her twins, was charged... Read more

Jewish groups seek to prevent release of Passion in Brazil

Mar 10, 2004

A week before the national premier of “The Passion” in Brazil, a Jewish lawyer has asked the Brazilian Department of... Read more

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Bishops and priests encourage Chileans to see “Passion”

Mar 10, 2004

After a private screening in the Chilean capital, bishops and priests expressed support for the movie The Passion of the... Read more

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Second Papal visit to Rome synagogue under consideration

Mar 10, 2004

The magazine “Familia Cristiana” is reporting that a second visit by Pope John Paul II to a Roman synagogue is... Read more

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Catholic Church hears requests to excommunicate mayor

Mar 10, 2004

Chicago man is circulating a petition asking Cardinal Francis George to excommunicate Mayor Richard Daley for his public show of... Read more