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Benedict XVI: With Mary and her prayers, God will help us move ahead

Apr 18, 2005

Pope Benedict XVI emerged onto the balcony of St. Peter's Basilica waving and smiling at a wildly cheering crowd of... Read more

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Rockford bishop talks about possibilities for John Paul’s successor

Apr 18, 2005

Bishop Thomas Doran believes it won't be too long before the 115 cardinals elect the new Pope.  Read more

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New head of USCCB Office for Child and Youth Protection named

Apr 18, 2005

The United States bishops’ Office for Child and Youth Protection has a new director. Teresa M. Kettelkamp, who served with... Read more

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Pro-life demonstration to hit Capitol Hill next week

Apr 18, 2005

Six pro-life groups are urging thousands of women to join them on Capitol Hill April 27 to tell the U.S.... Read more

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Interest in faith-based TV soars

Apr 18, 2005

Television executives are seeking to fuel viewers’ new appetite for religious-themed programming, reported Agence France-Presse. The trend was evident at... Read more

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Vicar-general of Khartoum released

Apr 18, 2005

The vicar-general of the Diocese of Khartoum, Fr. Peter Ayung, was released from prison yesterday. The priest had been arrested... Read more

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Archbishop Chaput calls Eucharist sale on eBay ‘extraordinarily offensive’

Apr 18, 2005

The on-line auctioning company, eBay is under fire today from Catholics around the world who are outraged that the company... Read more

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All-night prayer vigil for conclave held on Denver campus

Apr 18, 2005

Throughout Sunday night and into Monday, a group of students and religious gathered on the Auraria Campus in downtown Denver... Read more

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Report says papal charity exceeded 9 million in 2004

Apr 18, 2005

The Vatican has published a report citing that aid given by the late Pope John Paul II to poor and... Read more

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Welcome Benedict XVI!

Apr 18, 2005

The 265th. Pontiff of the Church comes from Germany and he is Pope Benedict XVI. Cardinal Ratzinger was elected today... Read more

White Smoke. Habemus Papam

Apr 18, 2005

At 17:56 in Rome, white smoke rose from the chimney atop of the Sistine Chapel. The Catholic Church has a... Read more

Black smoke signals no pope chosen in first vote

Apr 17, 2005

It was 20:05 in Rome when black smoke rose from the chimney atop the Sistine Chapel. Black smoke indicates that... Read more

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Cardinal Ratzinger prays for ‘a pastor to lead us to knowledge of Christ, to His love, to true joy’

Apr 17, 2005

Just hours before cardinals from around the world made their solemn procession to the Sistine Chapel to begin the conclave,... Read more

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Law group sues governor over rule targeting pro-life pharmacists

Apr 17, 2005

A lawsuit has been filed in an effort to protect a pharmacist’s right to continue to carry out his profession... Read more

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Friends, relatives hold Schiavo service

Apr 17, 2005

Friends and family of Terri Schiavo gathered for a memorial mass for the 41-year-old woman who died two weeks ago... Read more

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Notre Dame to present Cardinal Arinze with honorary doctorate

Apr 17, 2005

The University of Notre Dame will confer an honorary doctorate to Cardinal Francis Arinze, Prefect of the Congregation of Divine... Read more

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Eucharist pulled from E-bay sale

Apr 17, 2005

The sale of a Eucharistic host allegedly consecrated by Pope John Paul II on the on-line auction site, E-bay, reportedly... Read more

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Cardinals say they do not know who next Pope will be yet

Apr 17, 2005

Prior to entering the House of St. Martha yesterday, several cardinals told the faithful that they did not know—and had... Read more

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John Paul II’s heart like that of Christ, Cardinal Medina says

Apr 17, 2005

During the last novendiali Mass for the repose of the soul of Pope John Paul II, Cardinal Jorge Arturo Medina... Read more

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Cardinal Ouellet: Conclave is act of faith, not politics

Apr 17, 2005

Cardinal Marc Ouellet, Archbishop of Quebec, Canada, said this Sunday in Rome the Conclave is not a political act, but... Read more