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Holy See calls for promotion of a joyful, creative, and professional presence in television

Oct 9, 2006

Addressing participants in the International Congress for Catholic Television, Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, Secretary of State of the Holy See, sent... Read more

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Peruvian bishops tell ACN, overemphasis on “social interests” have left gap in faith

Oct 9, 2006

In an interview this week with Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) newly appointed Peruvian Bishops José Maria Ortega... Read more

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National gathering of Catholic artists to be held in Buenos Aires

Oct 9, 2006

Buenos Aires for the New Evangelization (BANUEV) is organizing the 11th National Gathering of Catholic Artists as part of its... Read more

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Cardinal of Budapest named president of the Council of Bishops’ Conferences of Europe

Oct 9, 2006

The Archbishop of Esztergom-Budapest, Cardinal Peter Erdö, was elected president of the Council of Bishops’ Conferences of Europe on Monday... Read more

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Dutch pediatrician opens clinic for minors with alcohol problems

Oct 9, 2006

Due to the increase in the abuse of alcohol among kids under the age of 16 in Holland, two specialists... Read more

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Cardinal calls for defense of marriage, says Spain “plagued by divorce”

Oct 9, 2006

The Archbishop of Toledo, Cardinal Antonio Cañizares, defended marriage and “faithful and permanent conjugal love,” this week, calling for such... Read more

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Archbishop says “hopes are rising” after meeting of Northern Ireland Protestant and Catholic leaders

Oct 9, 2006

Archbishop Seán Brady of Armagh said yesterday’s formal talks between Northern Ireland’s Roman Catholic Church and the province’s largest Protestant... Read more

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Former Vatican envoy says Pope was surprised by reaction to comments re Islam

Oct 9, 2006

A former Vatican envoy told NewsMax.com he believes the violent reaction to Pope Benedict XVI’s comments about radical Islam served... Read more

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Catholic men are called to ‘stand up and be counted’

Oct 9, 2006

Catholic men in the Mid-South are invited to stand up and be counted at the first-ever Men's Morning of Spirituality... Read more

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Cardinal Martino to speak at Minnesota breakfast event

Oct 9, 2006

Cardinal Renato Martino, former Holy See representative to the United Nations, will speak at an ecumenical Faith and Work Breakfast... Read more

Cardinal Keeler injured in fatal accident

Oct 8, 2006

Cardinal William H. Keeler, Archbishop of Baltimore is recovering today after being involved in a car accident which left one... Read more

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Pope to Canadian Bishops: Promote Confession to bring healing

Oct 8, 2006

Meeting with bishops of Western Canada, in Rome for their “Ad Limina” visits, Pope Benedict insisted, this morning, on the... Read more

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Communion should not be denied to those separated but not remarried, says Argentinean bishop

Oct 8, 2006

Archbishop Emeritus Carmelo Gianquinta of Resistencia said last week persons who are “separated from their spouse but have not remarried... Read more

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Cuban bishop pledges to spread devotion to the Holy Grail of Valencia

Oct 8, 2006

Bishop Emilio Aranguren of Holguin, was given the medal of the Fraternity of the Holy Grail of the Last Supper... Read more

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Christian churches in France issue joint statement against death penalty

Oct 8, 2006

In a statement marking the 25th anniversary of the abolition of the death penalty in France, the members of the... Read more

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Cardinal exhorts Mexican faithful not to lose faith over clergy scandals

Oct 8, 2006

The Archbishop of Guadalajara, Cardinal Juan Sandoval Iñiguez, has called on the faithful not to allow the scandals committed by... Read more

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Benedict says families should not be driven by “hedonism and relativism”

Oct 8, 2006

Reflecting yesterday on the Christian sense of marriage, Pope Benedict XVI said during his Angelus address that society needs “families... Read more

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New book challenges Catholics to play role in public square

Oct 8, 2006

This weekend Bishop Thomas Olmsted of Phoenix launched a new booklet, challenging Catholics to take a more active part in... Read more

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Mexican Bishop and Knight to be canonized this week

Oct 8, 2006

Bishop Rafael Guizar Valencia will become the seventh Knight of Columbus and the first bishop/Knight to be declared a saint.... Read more

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Cardinal O’Malley won’t stop blogging

Oct 8, 2006

What started as an experiment for Cardinal Sean O’Malley has become a new and regular means of evangelical outreach. The... Read more