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Ecuadorians oppose abortion even in cases of rape

Jul 23, 2006

A poll carried out in Quito and Guayaquil by polling firm, Informe Confidencial, reveals that the majority of Ecuadorians in... Read more

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Pope asks God to, “Grant us peace today”

Jul 23, 2006

As part of his participation in the worldwide day of prayer and penance for peace in Israel and Lebanon, Pope... Read more

Pope leads day of prayer, renews call for ceasefire

Jul 23, 2006

Pope Benedict XVI, making his Angelus address from the mountain retreat in the Italian Alps where he is vacationing, led... Read more

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Maronite bishops call for ceasefire, humanitarian corridors in Lebanon

Jul 23, 2006

Bishops in Lebanon called for an immediate ceasefire and the opening of humanitarian corridors, over the weekend, seeking the assistance... Read more

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Honduran cardinal says economic development would ease immigration to U.S.

Jul 23, 2006

The problem of illegal immigration in the United States could be dealt with more efficiently by focusing on economic development... Read more

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Italian Supreme Court rejects “eugenic” abortion ruling

Jul 23, 2006

The Italian Supreme Court ruled last week that parents do not have the legal right to abort a baby just... Read more

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EU to vote on future funding for embryonic stem-cell research

Jul 23, 2006

Germany and Poland have been leading a multinational effort to reject European Union funding for embryonic stem-cell research. The issue... Read more

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Pontifical council to publish document on AIDS

Jul 23, 2006

The Pontifical Council for Health Pastoral Care will soon publish an extensive document on AIDS, according to an announcement by... Read more

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Evangelical theologian calls for abandonment of Christianity and return to Bolivia’s “Andean religion”

Jul 23, 2006

Protestant theologian, Matias Preisweik, of the Ecumenical Higher Institute has proposed that Bolivia abandon its Christian roots and return to... Read more

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Pro-Marxist, anti-Catholic groups unite to attack Mexican Bishops

Jul 23, 2006

As part of their effort to support the leftist Democratic Revolution Party (PRD) in its bid to be declared winner... Read more

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Aid to the Church in Need denounces growing persecution of Christians in Asia

Jul 20, 2006

According to Aid to the Church in Need’s 2005 report on religious freedom, persecution of Christians in Asia is on... Read more

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Altar boys to hand out Pope’s favorite cookie in preparation for September visit

Jul 20, 2006

A group of altar boys from the Bavarian city of Ratisbona have come up with a curious plan to promote... Read more

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Mexican bishops announce week of prayer for national reconciliation

Jul 20, 2006

The bishops of Mexico have called for a week of prayer for national reconciliation to be held July 31-August 6,... Read more

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Frequent confession essential for priests, says German archbishop

Jul 20, 2006

Archbishop Ludwig Schick of Bamberg said this week that priests who want to be effective in their spiritual work must... Read more

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Bolivian press denounces unidentified NGO for helping 10 year-old girl obtain an abortion

Jul 20, 2006

Various media sources in the Bolivian capital reported Thursday an unidentified non-governmental organization (NGO) has helped a 10 year-old girl... Read more

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U.S. House votes to protect “God” from courts

Jul 20, 2006

The United States House of Representatives voted on Wednesday in support of a bill that would protect the phrase, “under... Read more

Melkite Catholic Archbishop issues “SOS” for Christians in Galilee

Jul 20, 2006

Today, in midst of a general conflagration between the resistant movements in Lebanon and the Israeli authorities, Elias Chacour, the... Read more

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Group urges students to bring Bibles into the classroom

Jul 20, 2006

A New Jersey-based group is encouraging students to bring their Bibles to class this fall for “Scriptures in School Week”,... Read more

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House Bill could save embattled San Diego cross

Jul 20, 2006

On Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a hard-fought bill which could save a war memorial which overlooks the... Read more

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Archbishop Chaput urges civility, compassion in immigration debate

Jul 20, 2006

In the first of a series of town hall meetings on the volatile national immigration debate Monday, Denver’s Archbishop Charles... Read more