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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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College students declare pro-life message in Washington

Jan 26, 2005

More than 300 students from college campuses across the nation converged at the Catholic University of America last weekend to... Read more

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Pro-life group calls for investigation into death of woman, linked to abortion

Jan 26, 2005

Operation Rescue filed a complaint with the Kansas Board of Healing Arts, asking for the suspension of abortion doctor George... Read more

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Canadian same-sex marriage bill to be introduced next week

Jan 26, 2005

Canadian Justice Minister Irwin Cotler said yesterday the government will introduce the same-sex marriage bill as soon as Parliament returns... Read more

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Catholics launch postcard campaign against same-sex marriage

Jan 26, 2005

A coalition of Quebec-based Catholic organizations launched a postcard campaign yesterday, which they hope will persuade Parliamentarians to vote against... Read more

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Mortuary apologizes after giving fetal remains to Catholic cemetery

Jan 26, 2005

A Colorado hospital will now ask its female patients where they want fetal remains to be buried, after a miscarriage,... Read more

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Denver men look to become a formal religious order

Jan 26, 2005

Just a few years ago, Jay Gould was a millionaire. Today, he owns virtually nothing and serves the poor in... Read more

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Holy See tells Spanish Foreign Ministry that Pope clearly illustrates position of Church

Jan 26, 2005

At midday today, Holy See Press Office Director Joaquin Navarro-Valls made the following declaration concerning a communique released yesterday by... Read more

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No one may overlook the tragedy of the Holocaust, says Pope

Jan 26, 2005

Today, Cardinal Jean-Marie Lustiger, archbishop of Paris, read a Message from Pope John Paul at a gathering of more than... Read more

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Bishops warn against moral dangers of euthanasia

Jan 26, 2005

"Loving the Lord ... means life to you and length of days" was announced today as the Holy Father’s theme... Read more

Pope calls for increased respect of elderly in Lenten message

Jan 26, 2005

The Pope used the words of Moses to express his theme for Lent 2005, which was published today in English,... 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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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