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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

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Moscow disco to be converted into church

Sep 21, 2004

A 24 year-old seminarian and member of the Neocatechumenate has purchased a disco in Moscow and said he intends to... Read more

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Church in China growing despite persecution

Sep 21, 2004

Aid to the Church in Need has issued a report saying the Catholic Church in China is growing despite communist... Read more

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Human situation in Darfur is "unbelievably desperate" says Salesian missionary in Sudan

Sep 21, 2004

Salesian Father Jim Comino gave testimony of the dire situation in the Darfur region of Sudan during a recent visit... Read more

Legacy of Kennedy, Cuomo tells politicians it is okay to compromise faith

Sep 20, 2004

Catholic political leaders have left a flawed legacy, which instructs politicians that it is okay to be personally opposed to... Read more

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Pope grateful to Portugal for highlighting Europe's Christian identity

Sep 20, 2004

On receiving the Letters of Credence of the new ambassador of Portugal to the Holy See, Joao Alberto Bacelar da... Read more

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Holy See: fight against hunger demands greater commitment from the world

Sep 20, 2004

In an address to a meeting at the United Nations yesterday in New York, Cardinal Angelo Sodano, the Vatican Secretary... Read more

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Diocese of Tucson files for bankruptcy

Sep 20, 2004

The Diocese of Tucson filed for bankruptcy yesterday, becoming the second U.S. diocese to seek court protection in recent history.... Read more

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Quebec bishops respond to government’s news of late-term abortions

Sep 20, 2004

Late-term abortions should not be made available in Quebec, said the Assembly of Quebec Bishops in a statement Sept. 16.... Read more

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Another Canadian province approves same-sex marriage

Sep 20, 2004

The fifth Canadian jurisdiction legalized same-sex marriage last week. Manitoba follows Ontario, Quebec, British Columbia and the Yukon Territory in... Read more

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Cardinal Ratzinger says Turkish membership in EU “anti-historical”

Sep 20, 2004

Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, said this week the possible entry of... Read more

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Poverty is alleviated by honesty and not abortions, warns Paraguayan Archbishop

Sep 20, 2004

Archbishop Pastor Cuquejo of Asuncion, Paraguay, encouraged young people this week to defend life, saying those who argue that “overpopulation”... Read more

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Archdiocese of Mexico says country needs to work harder for reconciliation

Sep 20, 2004

In an editorial this week in the Archdiocesan newspaper, the Archdiocese of Mexico issued a new call to Mexicans to... Read more

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Bishops supports government’s ultimatum against militias involved in drug trafficking

Sep 20, 2004

Bishop Tulio Duque Gutierrez of Pereira, Colombia, has lent his support to President Alvaro Uribe’s ultimatum against militias in the... Read more