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Skip referendum on assisted fertilization, say Italian bishops

Mar 9, 2005

The president of the Bishops Conference of Italy, Cardinal Camillo Ruini, is promoting the creation of a civic committee that... Read more

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Church in Colombia target of violence in last 20 years

Mar 9, 2005

The Bishops Conference of Colombia is reporting that during the last 20 years, 65 priests and religious have been murdered... Read more

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Pope tells Senegal: remain united with bishops; continue seeking peace

Mar 9, 2005

This morning, Pope John Paul welcomed Felix Oudiane, Senegal’s new ambassador, to the Vatican, noting that country’s commitment to “seeking... Read more

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Pro-life leader reveals latest efforts of pro-abortion movement to defeat pro-lifers

Mar 9, 2005

With a recent shift in public opinion that seems to have placed pro-lifers in a more positive light, pro-life leader... Read more

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Australian Catholic college cancels talk by “pre-Christian” scholar

Mar 9, 2005

An Australian Catholic college cancelled a lecture by “pre-Christian” feminist theologian Carol Christ Saturday, reported the Sidney Morning Herald.  Read more

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Gibson plans new movie about Fatima

Mar 9, 2005

After the huge success of The Passion of the Christ Braveheart star, Mel Gibson will soon release a film about... Read more

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First California church abuse cases set for trial

Mar 9, 2005

Two California dioceses are scheduled to go to trial March 14 for cases of alleged sexual abuse by priests.  Read more

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Pro-life community inflamed by ‘Day of Appreciation for Abortion Providers’

Mar 9, 2005

According to pro-abortion supporters, today is the “National Day of Appreciation for Abortion Providers”, a day they say, to recognize... Read more

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NY bishops support tax credits for families to save Catholic schools

Mar 9, 2005

The New York Catholic Conference is supporting a bill in the state Senate that would provide income-tax credits of up... Read more

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Archbishop Chaput decries death penalty

Mar 9, 2005

On Wednesday, Denver’s Archbishop Charles Chaput praised a recent Supreme Court decision which bans the use of the death penalty... Read more

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Bishops’ spokesperson hails UN declaration against human cloning

Mar 9, 2005

The United Nations declaration against all forms of human cloning, including therapeutic cloning, “is a powerful statement in favor of... Read more

Vatican confirms, Pope will return for Holy Week

Mar 9, 2005

In a statement this morning, Holy See Press Office Director Joaquin Navarro-Valls confirmed hopes that Pope John Paul II will... Read more

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Pro-life supporters, Terri’s brother hopeful about new legislation aimed at saving Schiavo

Mar 8, 2005

Yesterday, U.S. Representative Dave Weldon (R-FL), and Senator Mel Martinez (R-FL) introduced a piece of legislation which many hope could... Read more

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“Barrabas” says Passion filming led to his conversion

Mar 8, 2005

The Archdiocese of Madrid’s publication “Alpha and Omega” publised an article in its latest edition on the testimony of the... Read more

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Portuguese priest sparks controversy by denying Communion to anti-life leaders

Mar 8, 2005

A Franciscan priest in Portugal has caused a stir throughout the media for his refusal to give Communion to public... Read more

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Bolivian bishops call for reconciliation in midst of deep national crisis

Mar 8, 2005

The Bishops Conference of Bolivia has issued a statement entitled, “In the name of Christ, Be reconciled,” in which they... Read more

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Catholic Action Group supports boycott of Comic Relief fundraiser

Mar 8, 2005

Another pro-life group has come out in support of a boycott by Catholics of Red Nose Day, a fundraising event... Read more

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Students ask court to prevent university from violating constitutional rights

Mar 8, 2005

The students of the Christian Legal Society (CLS) at Arizona State University College of Law is asking a federal court... Read more

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Believers must join forces to renew society, Pope tells Georgian Ambassador

Mar 8, 2005

In a message earlier today, the Holy Father welcomed new Georgian ambassador, Princess Khetevane Bagration de Moukhrani to the Holy... Read more

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Catholic Charities urges Congress to protect programs that serve the poor

Mar 8, 2005

Catholic Charities USA has urged Congress to protect programs that assist the poorest and most vulnerable members of society from... Read more