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Religious leaders in Rome blast pop singer’s ‘crucifixion’

Aug 3, 2006

In an uncommon show of solidarity, Rome's Catholic, Muslim, and Jewish leaders have collectively condemned pop star Madonna's decision to... Read more

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Cardinal George continues to improve, orders PB&J, hot chocolate

Aug 3, 2006

Chicago Archbishop Cardinal Francis George, continues to recuperate, the Archdiocese has announced.  He’s also received clearance to have a few... Read more

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Kung Foundation reports arrest of 82 year old Chinese bishop

Aug 2, 2006

According to a press release yesterday, from the U.S. based Cardinal Kung Foundation, Bishop Yao Liang, 82, was arrested again... Read more

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Unborn child in Argentina saved from death as doctors refuse to administer abortion

Aug 2, 2006

The unborn child of handicapped woman who conceived through rape has been spared because he is too far developed for... Read more

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Archbishop of Miami appeals to Cuban exiles for calm

Aug 2, 2006

The Archdiocese of Miami has called on Cuban exiles to remain calm amidst news that Fidel Castro has undergone surgery... Read more

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Mexican bishops call on Lopez Obrador to carry out election dispute in courts, not on the streets

Aug 2, 2006

The Mexican Bishops’ Conference has criticized presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador for carrying out his dispute of the July... Read more

Retired U.S. Nuncio, Archbishop Gabriel Montalvo, dies in Rome

Aug 2, 2006

Archbishop Gabriel Montalvo, former Apostolic Nuncio to the United States, died yesterday in Rome at the age of 76.  Montalvo... Read more

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Pope Benedict explains the reason for his examination of the Apostles

Aug 2, 2006

During his General Audience yesterday in St. Peter’s Square, Pope Benedict gave a brief insight into his reason for the... Read more

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Hezbollah uses Christian villages as shields in missile attacks

Aug 2, 2006

Recent reports indicate that Hezbollah is using Christian villages to shield its attacks against Israel.  Read more

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Senate passes bill to preserve Mt. Soledad Cross

Aug 2, 2006

The United States Senate swiftly passed a bill Tuesday, that will preserve a 29-foot concrete cross atop Mt. Soledad in... Read more

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Knights of Columbus donate $100,000 for aid in Lebanon

Aug 2, 2006

The Knights of Columbus are making a $100,000 donation for humanitarian aid to those affected by the current conflict in... Read more

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Parental notification initiative splits California voters; just over half of Catholics support

Aug 2, 2006

While the majority of Christians in California support parental notification legislation, California voters in general are split on a measure... Read more

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Supreme Court of Buenos Aires allows handicapped woman to undergo abortion

Aug 1, 2006

The Supreme Court of the province of Buenos Aires in Argentina issued a 6-3 ruling this week allowing a 19... Read more

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Salesians bringing hope to refugees in Lebanon

Aug 1, 2006

Amidst the continuing conflict between Hezbollah and Israel, the Salesian houses in Lebanon at Al Fidar and El Houssoun are... Read more

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Cardinal Rivera calls on Mexicans to pray for peace and reconciliation

Aug 1, 2006

The Archbishop of Mexico City, Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera, has called on the faithful to participate in the days of... Read more

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One million Costa Ricans to pay homage to Our Lady of the Angles

Aug 1, 2006

An expected one million Costa Ricans will visit the Basilica of the Angels in Cartago this week to honor the... Read more

Pope tells altar servers to be open to the call of the Lord

Aug 1, 2006

Pope Benedict XVI used much of his General Audience today to greet the thousands of altar servers who are visiting... Read more

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U.S. Bishops react to FDA move toward approving Plan B for over-the-counter use

Aug 1, 2006

A pro-life spokeswoman for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops reacted strongly against the Food and Drug Administration’s decision to... Read more

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Dominican named director of Pope John Paul II Cultural Center

Aug 1, 2006

The Pope John Paul II Cultural Center in Washington, D.C., has a new interim director. Fr. Steven Boguslawski, a Dominican... Read more

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British researchers say cures from embryonic stem-cell research unlikely

Aug 1, 2006

One week after the European Union voted to approve funding for embryonic stem-cell research through 2013, two leading British scientists... Read more