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Pro-family groups praise President, Congress for defending Terri’s life

Mar 20, 2005

Pro-family organizations are praising President George W. Bush and Congress for passing legislation early Monday, defending the life of Terri... Read more

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US bishops launch campaign against death penalty

Mar 20, 2005

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has launched a campaign today to end the use of the death penalty in... Read more

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Cardinal Ruini: In the cross, suffering takes on new meaning

Mar 20, 2005

Celebrating Palm Sunday Mass in the name of the Pope, Cardinal Camillo Ruini, vicar general for the diocese of Rome,... Read more

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Pope tells youth to be ‘tireless witnesses to the glorious cross of Christ’

Mar 20, 2005

Following yesterday’s Palm Sunday Mass in St. Peter’s Square, Pope John Paul II made a surprise appearance at the window... Read more

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Argentinean government withdraws recognition of bishop

Mar 20, 2005

The Director of the Holy See’s Press Office, Joaquin Navarro-Valls, told reporters this weekend the government of Argentina could be... Read more

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Pope tells university students to ‘renew art and culture’

Mar 20, 2005

In a message read by Archbishop Leonardo Sandri, substitute for the Secretariat of State today, the Holy Father told participants... Read more

Congress acts in favor of Schiavo’s life; feeding tube could be reinserted today

Mar 20, 2005

After four tumultuous days of legal battling and heated debate, congress finally agreed on legislation, which could save the life... Read more

Schiavo’s feeding tube removed, National Right to Life imploring congress to pass one bill

Mar 17, 2005

Around 1:45pm EST on Friday, the family of brain-damaged Terri Schiavo announced that the 41-year old woman’s feeding tube was... Read more

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Judge rejects congressional action to save Schiavo’s life

Mar 17, 2005

Florida Judge George Greer, rejecting moves of members of congress as well as a ruling by another judge an hour... Read more

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Congress calls Terri Schiavo to Washington

Mar 17, 2005

In a race to beat a 1:00pm EST court ordered deadline to remove the feeding tube of brain-damaged Terri Schiavo,... Read more

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Florida judge blocks removal of Schiavo’s feeding tube

Mar 17, 2005

A Florida judge has temporarily blocked the removal of Terri Schiavo’s feeding tube past today’s scheduled 1:00pm EST deadline. Read more

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John Paul II is most respected leader among Spanish

Mar 17, 2005

According to a study by the Elcano Royal Institute of Spain published in the daily “La Razon,” Pope John Paul... Read more

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Church in Costa Rica objects to plan to legalize abortion

Mar 17, 2005

The Special Committee for the Defense of Life of the Bishops Conference of Costa Rica decided this week to send... Read more

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Confessions over the internet invalid, say Peruvian bishops

Mar 17, 2005

Responding to a string of television programs promoting Confession over the internet, the Bishops Conference of Peru said this week... Read more

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Wisconsin Bishop praises firefighters for protecting Eucharist

Mar 17, 2005

While Bishop Robert Morlino is still lamenting the gutting of St. Raphael Cathedral, spiritual home of nearly 270,000 Catholics in... Read more

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St. Patrick is model for evangelization, says archbishop

Mar 17, 2005

St. Patrick is a much-celebrated saint because he was able to engage the “spirit of the people” and communicate the... Read more

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Abortion still included in Millennium Development Goals

Mar 17, 2005

Universal access to reproductive health, which includes abortion, should be included in the United Nation’s strategy for the Millennium Development... Read more

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U.S. Senate passes bill that could save Terri Schiavo by voice vote

Mar 17, 2005

Senator Mel Martinez’s (R-FL) private relief bill to aid Terri Schiavo passed the Senate by a voice vote yesterday.  Read more

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Pope appears in video to gathering of young people

Mar 17, 2005

Pope John Paul II appeared in a live video to hundreds of young people gathered at St. John Lateran Basilica... Read more

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Bush issues statement on Terri Schiavo; pro-life groups vow not to give up

Mar 17, 2005

Yesterday, on the eve of the scheduled starvation of brain-damaged Terri Schiavo, President George Bush issued a formal statement speaking... Read more