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Church of England says women bishops are ‘theologically justified’

Jul 9, 2006

The Church of England voted by a large majority on Saturday, that the ordination of women as bishops is "consonant... Read more

St. Louis Archbishop appointed to Church’s highest court

Jul 9, 2006

On Saturday the Holy See announced that Archbishop Raymond Burke of the Archdiocese of St. Louis has been appointed to... Read more

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Archbishop calls for attention to battling poverty rather than military buildup

Jul 9, 2006

The president of the Venezuelan Bishops’ Conference, Archbishop Ubaldo Santana of Maracaibo, has warned that the country is investing too... Read more

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Cardinal Re: Faith is greatest inheritance parents can leave their children

Jul 9, 2006

Cardinal Giovanni Battista Re, prefect of the Congregation for Bishops and president of the Pontifical Commission for Latin America, said... Read more

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Cardinal Dzwisz recalls John Paul II as the “Pope of the family”

Jul 9, 2006

During his participation at the International Theological Pastoral Conference at the World Meeting of Families in Valencia last week, Cardinal... Read more

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Statistics not equal to moral law, warns Mexican archbishop

Jul 9, 2006

Archbishop Carlos Emilio Berlie Belaunzaran of the Yucatan reminded Mexicans this week that moral law does not originate in statistics... Read more

Mankind’s creation in image of God provides basis for marriage between man and woman, Pope says

Jul 8, 2006

Pope Benedict XVI spread wide his arms to the million plus faithful gathered for Mass in Valencia today, saying, “I... Read more

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Benedict announces next World Meeting of Families in Mexico City

Jul 8, 2006

Following today’s closing Mass for the Fifth World Meeting of Families, Pope Benedict XVI announced that the next World Meeting,... Read more

Pope: Christian marriage values make love healthier, stronger, and more truly free

Jul 7, 2006

Addressing the hundreds of thousands gathered in Valencia for the Fifth World Meeting of Families, Pope Benedict XVI said that... Read more

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Pope stops motorcade to pray at site of metro disaster

Jul 7, 2006

Between his arrival at the Valencia Airport, and prior to his official visit to the city’s cathedral, Pope Benedict visited... Read more

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Pope Benedict arrives in Spain for World Meeting of Families

Jul 7, 2006

Upon his arrival today at Valencia’s airport, the Holy Father was met by the King of Spain, Juan Carlos, who... Read more

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Pope Benedict thanks, encourages Spanish bishops in the face of "rapid secularization"

Jul 7, 2006

Following Pope Benedict XVI’s ceremonious arrival at the Valencia airport and a brief stop to pray at the site of... Read more

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Holy Father tells seminarians to follow Jesus without hesitation

Jul 7, 2006

At the conclusion of his visit to Valencia’s cathedral, Pope Benedict XVI took a moment to greet the many seminarians... Read more

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Mexican bishops implore country to begin process of reconciliation following elections

Jul 6, 2006

Following the announcement from the Mexican Federal Electoral Institute that the National Action Party’s (PAN) candidate, Felipe Calderón, had achieved... Read more

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Priest humbled by appointment as auxiliary bishop of Adelaide

Jul 6, 2006

Pope Benedict XVI named the first Jesuit bishop in Australian history this week. Fr. Greg O’Kelly, SJ, will be ordained... Read more

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Guides prohibited from Goa basilica holding relics of St. Francis Xavier

Jul 6, 2006

Officials at the basilica that houses the relics of St. Francis Xavier have decided to restrict tour guides because of... Read more

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Same-sex marriage defeated in New York, Georgia

Jul 6, 2006

The highest courts in two states ruled against same-sex marriage Thursday.  Read more

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Colorado bishops urge lawmakers to enact just immigration legislation

Jul 6, 2006

Two Colorado bishops are urging state lawmakers to legislate for the “common good” on the issue of immigration reform.  Read more

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Man who awoke from coma raises new questions about death of Terri Schiavo

Jul 6, 2006

The case of Terry Wallis, an Arkansas man who suddenly woke up from a 19-year long coma, has raised new... Read more

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Argentinean bishop says sterilization betrays “gift of procreation”

Jul 6, 2006

Bishop Luis Stockler of Quilmes said this week that tubal ligations and vasectomies constitute, “a total mutilation of the human... Read more