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U.S. government marks National Day of Prayer

May 4, 2005

President George W. Bush has invited all U.S. citizens to join in observing the National Day of Prayer today and... Read more

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New pope key to Vatican’s response to sex-abuse scandal, says Judge Burke

May 4, 2005

Pope Benedict XVI is fully aware of the sex-abuse scandal in the U.S. Church and was instrumental in the Vatican’s... Read more

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Air Force Academy task force will look into Christian intolerance charges

May 4, 2005

In light of recent allegations of religious insensitivity against non-Christians, the Air Force Academy announced Tuesday, the implementation of a... Read more

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Priest decries award honoring Schiavo judge

May 4, 2005

Angering many members of the pro-life movement, the West Pasco, Florida Bar Association recently honored Circuit Court Judge George Greer,... Read more

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Vatican confirms May 14 for beatification of Hawaiian nun

May 4, 2005

Religious sisters across the Hawaiian islands are abuzz with excitement following the confirmation by the Diocese of Syracuse, NY that... Read more

Pope Benedict makes visit to Castel Gandolfo

May 4, 2005

Earlier today, Pope Benedict XVI made his first trip outside Rome in a brief visit to the papal summer residence,... Read more

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Bishop Baseotto assures he still is the Ordinary of the Military in Argentina

May 3, 2005

The Ordinary of the Military in Argentina, Bishop Antonio Juan Baseotto, explained that he is still in the position to... Read more

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P.C. scholars take Christ out of B.C.

May 3, 2005

The decades-old debate over whether the new terms B.C.E. (before common era) and C.E. (common era) should replace the traditional... Read more

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Pharmacists confirm morning-after pill causes chemical abortion

May 3, 2005

Pharmacists for Life has issued a statement, confirming that the morning-after pill causes abortions and does not simply “prevent pregnancy”... Read more

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Bishop permits founding of new pro-life society for priests

May 3, 2005

The creation of a new men’s community, dedicated to pro-life work, has been confirmed.  Read more

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Judge’s decision that 13-year-old has right to abortion is ‘absurd’, says pro-life group

May 3, 2005

A pro-life group said a judge’s decision, allowing a 13-year-old to have an abortion, is “absurd and very harmful abuse.” Read more

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Brain-damaged firefighter speaks after 10 years

May 3, 2005

On Saturday, Buffalo firefighter Donald Herbert, who has been in what many might call a persistent vegetative state for nearly... Read more

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Scholars call new Crusade movie ‘rubbish’

May 3, 2005

With anticipation of English director Ridley Scott’s new film, Kingdom of Heaven steadily growing, the skepticism of many scholars of... Read more

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Reconciliation is a dialogue, says Archbishop Chaput about Crusades

May 3, 2005

In light of Friday’s release of Ridley Scott’s new film about the Crusades, Kingdom of Heaven, Denver’s Archbishop Charles Chaput... Read more

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Pope Benedict decides to revert to tradition and not preside at beatifications

May 3, 2005

In his efforts to make events at the Vatican less “Pope-centered”, Pope Benedict XVI has decided that he will not... Read more

Pope chides power, prestige and the ‘comfortable life’

May 3, 2005

Some 13,000 pilgrims turned out for Pope Benedict XVI’s Wednesday audience today in which he chided temptations to overemphasize power,... Read more

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Socialists in Spain aiming to block right to conscientious objection

May 2, 2005

The “United Left” political party in Spain is launching an effort to block the right to conscientiously object to gay... Read more

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Silversmith in Argentina designing “ecumenical chalice” for Benedict XVI

May 2, 2005

One of the most renowned silversmith’s in the world, Juan Carlos Pallarols of Argentina, is working on one of his... Read more

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eBay broadens policy to disallow Eucharist sales

May 2, 2005

The on-line auction site, eBay, under fire recently for its sale of Eucharistic hosts allegedly consecrated by the late John... Read more

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Planned Parenthood launches campaign against Pope Benedict XVI

May 2, 2005

Planed Parenthood has launched a campaign to motivate all of its members and supporters, nominal Catholics and non-Catholics, to send... Read more