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Cardinal Martino calls pontificate of John Paul II one of history’s greatest blessings

Oct 17, 2004

During a press conference in the Holy See Press Office this morning, Cardinal Renato Martino of the Pontifical Council for... Read more

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Archbishop of Seattle says he revealed ‘homosexual culture’ in seminaries during the 70's

Oct 17, 2004

In a recent interview with the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Archbishop Alexander J. Brunett said he revealed the homosexual culture that was... Read more

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Pope honors largest shrine to St. Joseph with Golden Rose

Oct 17, 2004

The largest shrine to St. Joseph in the world is now the rare recipient of a top Vatican honor. Pope... Read more

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Italian bishops promote use of Internet in dioceses and parishes

Oct 17, 2004

The Italian Bishops Conference has published a document suggesting dioceses and parishes make use of the Internet in their work... Read more

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Spanish watchdog group says government manipulating figures on homosexual population

Oct 17, 2004

A Spanish watchdog group is reporting that the country’s Vice President, Maria Teresa Fernandez de la Vega, lied when she... Read more

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Education Minister in Chile withdraws offensive teacher’s manual

Oct 17, 2004

The Education Minister of Chile decided this week to withdraw more than 1,000 copies of a manual for school officials... Read more

Bush and Kerry answer why Catholics should vote for them

Oct 14, 2004

In an exclusive interview with the Catholic Digest, presidential candidate Senator John Kerry and President George W. Bush each gave... Read more

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Pope thanks Catholic radios for working to consolidate Europe's Christian identity

Oct 14, 2004

In an audience with members of the European Conference of Christian Radios (ECCR) today Pope John Paul II thanked the... Read more

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Judge rules mountaintop cross can stay

Oct 14, 2004

A ruling by a federal court judge Oct. 12 stopped plans by the Mt. Soledad Memorial Association to remove a... Read more

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Kerry misleads nation on Catholicism, says Catholic League

Oct 14, 2004

Catholic League president William Donohue said the remark Senator John Kerry made about abortion during the final debate of the... Read more

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Buttiglione’s defense of Christian principles fuel an EU debate

Oct 14, 2004

British paper “The Guardian” published yesterday a collection of reactions to the effort of some congressmen of the European Union... Read more

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Catholic pharmacist fights for conscience clause, right to refuse to provide abortion drugs

Oct 14, 2004

Calgary pharmacist Maria Bizecki, who had been fired for refusing to fill prescriptions for the morning-after pill, says Catholics must... Read more

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Free copies of Catholic ‘voter’s guide’ made available

Oct 14, 2004

A Catholic organization has made their voter’s guide for Catholics available for free on its Web site. Read more

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Congressman says Peruvian Health Minister lied about morning after pill

Oct 14, 2004

A Peruvian congressman has accused the country’s Health Minister, Pilar Mazzetti, of violating the Constitution by lying to the country... Read more

Congregation of Liturgy releases suggestions for Year of the Eucharist

Oct 13, 2004

The Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of Sacraments has released a document today with suggestions and proposals for... Read more

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Vatican encourages recovering use of Latin, Gregorian chant

Oct 13, 2004

The Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of Sacraments, in its new document, “The Year of the Eucharist: Suggestions... Read more

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Pope Appoints three new Bishops in the US

Oct 13, 2004

Pope John Paul II has appointed three new bishops to lead the U.S. dioceses of Columbus, Grand Island, and Harrisburg. Read more

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Papal audiences were attended by 1.5 million faithful in 2004

Oct 13, 2004

The Prefecture of the Papal Household, on the annual publication of the figures relative to papal audiences, just before the... Read more

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Ferrari to make Pope special anniversary car

Oct 13, 2004

The president of Ferrari, Luca Montezemolo, has said that the Formula One team will build a special model car for... Read more

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Attack on Catholic health care unwarranted, based on errors of fact

Oct 13, 2004

A recent Boston Globe article, which targeted Catholic health care providers and laws that protect them from participating in abortion,... Read more