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Spanish bishops vow to continue speaking out in order to “awaken” Catholic consciences

Sep 23, 2004

The bishops of Spain expressed this week their intention to continue speaking out “in opportune and timely moments” in an... Read more

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Italian young people to hit streets of Rome with message of evangelization

Sep 23, 2004

From October 1-10, some 400 Italian young people will take to the streets of Rome to proclaim the Word of... Read more

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“Stay faithful to your history” of witnessing to God, says Pope to Benedictines

Sep 22, 2004

Pope John Paul II received Benedictine Abbots and Priors at Castelgandolfo this morning and encouraged them to “stay faithful” to... Read more

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President of Costa Rica puts forth initiative for international ban on human cloning

Sep 22, 2004

The Costa Rican President, Dr. Abel Pacheco called on U.N. member nations at the General Assembly on Monday September 21... Read more

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Catholic university invites pro-abortion candidate to address student body

Sep 22, 2004

Benedictine University has invited pro-abortion Illinois Democratic senator Barack Obama to speak to its student body Oct. 5. Read more

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New group promises to defend churches

Sep 22, 2004

The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty has sent out letters to about 300,000 houses of worship, informing them of the... Read more

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Busiest highway in U.S. features ex-gay billboard

Sep 22, 2004

In an effort to seek tolerance and protect their rights, the ex-gay community has put up a billboard on one... Read more

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Archbishop of Malta urges Christian politicians to live Gospel values and principles

Sep 22, 2004

Maltese Christian politicians had an important role to play in Malta and abroad in proposing, in an effective manner, the... Read more

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German bishops hopeful John Paul II will preside at World Youth Day in Cologne

Sep 22, 2004

The Bishops Conference of Germany expressed hope this week that Pope John Paul II will visit Cologne in August of... Read more

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Rwandan bishops reject accusations of Church involvement in 1994 genocide

Sep 22, 2004

The bishops of Rwanda have issued an official statement demanding the media cease from implying the Catholic Church bears some... Read more

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Parishes in Mexico install cell phone blocking devices to stop interruptions during Mass

Sep 22, 2004

The constant interruptions from cell phones during Masses and the lack of cooperation by some of the faithful to shut... Read more

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Cardinal Rouco denounces experimentation with family and marriage

Sep 22, 2004

The Archbishop of Madrid and President of the Bishops Conference of Spain, Cardinal Antonio Maria Rouco Varela, said this week... Read more

Solidarity of the suffering Christ transforms and guides us toward the beautiful plan of God, says Pope

Sep 21, 2004

In today’s weekly general audience in St. Peter’s Square, Pope John Paul II emphasized the transformative power of Christ’s solidarity... Read more

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Tucson Catholics strong in faith despite diocese filing for bankruptcy

Sep 21, 2004

The Diocese of Tucson may have filed for bankruptcy protection, but its Catholics are hardly bankrupt of their faith. Tucson... Read more

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President Bush calls for “comprehensive ban on human cloning,” in address to United Nations

Sep 21, 2004

Yesterday morning, in a address to the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Presidente George W. Bush announced his... Read more

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Meeting on pastoral care of migrants produces recommendations for European bishops

Sep 21, 2004

The consequences of the enlargement of the European Union for the Church's pastoral care for migrants in Europe was the... Read more

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Deal Hudson to leave post as publisher of Crisis Magazine

Sep 21, 2004

In his weekly e-letter, Deal Hudson, publisher of Crisis Magazine for more than 10 years, announced yesterday he is leaving... Read more

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Radio campaign to urge Catholics to ‘vote their faith’

Sep 21, 2004

Catholic Citizens of Illinois (CCI) will launch a radio ad campaign next month, designed to motivate Catholics to go to... Read more

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Peruvian bishops enlists help of lawyers to ensure justice in forged letters scandal

Sep 21, 2004

The Bishops Conference of Peru published an official statement yesterday reaffirming unity among the country’s bishops and announcing it has... Read more

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Spanish bishops applaud government’s efforts to alleviate world hunger

Sep 21, 2004

Fr. Juan Antonio Martinez Camino, Secretary and Spokesman for the Bishops Conference of Spain, applauded the decision by Spain this... Read more