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Pope calls on religious to renew “yes” to God daily

Feb 2, 2004

Pope John Paul presided on Monday, feast of the Presentation of the Lord, the VIII Day of Consecrated Life, during... Read more

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Pontifical Yearbook: Half of world’s Catholics live on the American continent

Feb 2, 2004

Cardinal Angelo Sodano, Secretary of State, and Archbishop Leonardi Sandri, Substitute for General Affairs, presented to Pope John Paul II... Read more

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Vatican website becomes main outlet of information on Pope, Holy See

Feb 2, 2004

According to a report released by the Vatican Press Office, the Vatican website www.vatican.va has become the main outlet “for... Read more

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Traditionalist leader says dialogue with the Vatican “at a stand still”

Feb 2, 2004

During a press conference which took place at a hotel near the Vatican, Bishop Bernard Fellay, leader of the traditionalist... Read more

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Archbishop Burke would refuse Kerry Communion

Feb 2, 2004

Archbishop Raymond Burke of St. Louis would refuse to give the leading Democratic presidential candidate the Eucharist because of the... Read more

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New evidence shows Pope Pius XII acted to protect Jews in wartime Italy

Feb 2, 2004

Fr. Aldo Brunacci, lauded for his efforts on behalf of at least 250 Jews, credited Pope Pius XII for the... Read more

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Diocesan campaign shows strength, faith in local church

Feb 2, 2004

In a show of remarkable support in the wake of a clergy sexual-abuse scandal, more than 20,000 donations poured in... Read more

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Mexican diocese explains abortifacient nature of “morning after pill”

Feb 2, 2004

Speaking to reporters, Father Mariano Villalobos, coordinator of the Diocesan Billings Center of the Diocese of Durango, affirmed that “the... Read more

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Pro-lifers organize Valentine’s Day rally in Spain

Feb 2, 2004

A Spanish doctor and the Movement for Life are organizing a peaceful rally called, “Fall in Love with Life,” which... Read more

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Canadian troops count on rosary, Bible

Feb 2, 2004

A rosary and a Bible were among the final items Canadian troops were offered before heading out on a mission... Read more

Pope encourages pro-lifers to keep fighting against abortion

Feb 1, 2004

During the Angelus prayer last Sunday, Pope John Paul strongly encouraged pro-lifers to keep supporting family life and fighting against... Read more

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Pope’s asks prayers for peaceful coexistence in the Holy Land

Feb 1, 2004

The Holy Father’s general prayer intention for February is: “For peaceful coexistence among Christians, Jews and Muslims in the Holy... Read more

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Bishop Gomez blesses dormitory for Hispanic Americans in Mexico City

Feb 1, 2004

Auxiliary Bishop José Gomez of Denver traveled to Mexico City early last month to bless a new dormitory at a... Read more

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Rosary hits airwaves in the Bible belt

Feb 1, 2004

A special on the rosary will hit the airwaves in South Carolina this month thanks to the state’s only Catholic... Read more

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Canadian Supreme Court to rule if Catholic Church is suable

Feb 1, 2004

The Supreme Court of Canada reserved its decision in a case that has the Canadian government and victims' lawyers arguing... Read more

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“Pro-Life” demands Supreme Court remove abortifacients from family planning programs in Mexico

Feb 1, 2004

The director of the Mexican organization “Pro-Life,” Rocío Gálvez de Lara, has submitted a formal petition to the Supreme Court... Read more

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Bishops ask Guatemalans for commitment to faith and to life

Feb 1, 2004

At the conclusion of their General Assembly, the Guatemalan Bishops Conference asked the country’s Catholics to commit themselves to putting... Read more

Pope says anti-life culture “intimidated” by natural fertility regulation

Jan 29, 2004

In a message made public today, Pope John Paul told the participants at a meeting in Rome on the theme... Read more

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Bishop hopeful about U.S. immigration policy reform regarding Mexican workers

Jan 29, 2004

Bishop José H. Gomez is making an appeal to U.S. Catholics to take an active role in the months ahead... Read more

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Pope urges French bishops to attract committed laity to the Church

Jan 29, 2004

Speaking to a group of French bishops from the provinces of Dijon and Tours, Pope John Paul II focused on... Read more