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Ten Commandments Case Might Get Review In Supreme Court

Oct 26, 2003

America's highest court is expected to decide Nov. 3 whether it will review an Alabama case involving the public display... Read more

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Chileans and Argentines Remember Pope's Intervention That Prevented War

Oct 26, 2003

Catholics in Chile and Argentina gathered together this past Saturday to express thanks for the Pope John Paul II's role... Read more

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Venezuelan Archbishop Says Country Following Playbook of World's Inhumane Regimes  

Oct 26, 2003

The President of the Venezuelan Bishops Conference and Archbishop of Diocese of Mérida, Archbishop Baltsar Porras, said that in the... Read more

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Media Should Respect John Paul II Says Vatican Radio Official

Oct 26, 2003

Vatican Radio's Latin America Marketing Director, Father Javier San Martín, has called on the media to treat the Holy Father... Read more

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Catholic Nurses In Africa Restate Opposition To Abortion

Oct 26, 2003

The Catholic Nurses Guild of Nigeria has vowed to continue to uphold the value of human life and oppose abortion... Read more

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Catholic Students Better At Math

Oct 26, 2003

Catholic school students scored higher on New York States fourth- and eight-grade math exams than public schools. The data was... Read more

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Keeler Admires Pope’s Simplicity and Perseverance

Oct 23, 2003

The archbishop of Baltimore said he admired the Pope for having stayed for all of the ceremonies in their entirety... Read more

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Alternating between Divorced Parents Causes Problems for Children of Divorce

Oct 23, 2003

A new study in the Journal of Family Studies shows that the majority of babies who alternate living with their... Read more

Gibson Finds Distribution Deal For 'Passion'

Oct 22, 2003

Mel Gibson has finally found a distributor for his film The Passion of Christ. Gibson, who directed and produced the... Read more

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Pope Urges Bishops in New Evangelization Efforts

Oct 22, 2003

Pope John Paul II commended the bishops of England and Wales today on their pastoral initiatives and their efforts in... Read more

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Pope Entrusts Cardinals to Mary

Oct 22, 2003

Pope John Paul II entrusted the 31 cardinals and their ministry to Mother Mary today. The Pope held a private... Read more

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Catholics in Iraq Celebrate 25th Anniversary of John Paul II’s Pontificate

Oct 22, 2003

With prayer and thanksgiving the Catholic Church in Iraq celebrated with joy the 25th Anniversary of John Paul II’s pontificate. ... Read more

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Pope John Paul II Declared “Living Patrimony” of Dominican Republic

Oct 22, 2003

The Senate of the Dominican Republic has sent a resolution to the country’s Papal Nuncio, which declares John Paul II... Read more

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Spanish Bishops Calls for Consensus among Political Candidates for Protection of the Family

Oct 22, 2003

The Spanish Bishops Conference has called on politicians who are preparing for the coming general elections to work for the... Read more

Pro-Life Activist Says Attempts To Change Abortion Laws Come From Foreign Interests

Oct 21, 2003

A Catholic pro-life worker cried foul yesterday about a recent BBC report on a pro-choice organization and their efforts to... Read more

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Church In Mexico To Ask Congress To Outlaw Cloning

Oct 21, 2003

The director of Ministry for the Sick of the Archdiocese of Mexico City, Father Jorge Palencia, announced he will petition... Read more

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Colombian Priest Convinces 38 Guerilla Fighters To Lay Down Their Arms

Oct 21, 2003

A group of 38 guerilla fighters surrounded by the Colombian Military in Cupica Bay requested mediation from a representative of... Read more

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British Catholics Announce Boycott Of BBC

Oct 21, 2003

A new pressure group in London called Catholics Unplug Your Television (CUT) is urging the faithful switch off their sets... Read more

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Pope tells Cardinals to "Take Courage"

Oct 21, 2003

Take courage and trust in the promise of Christ. This was the message Pope John Paul II conveyed to his... Read more

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Cardinals assure John Paul he can rely on them

Oct 21, 2003

In an homage paid to Pope John Paul II, the newly appointed cardinals told the Pope that he can rely... Read more