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Archbishop calls on hispanic youth to transform society

Jun 12, 2006

American hispanic youth and young adults should focus on defending their values and transforming society, Archbishop Jose Gomez told participants... Read more

God is an infinite communion of love, Benedict says

Jun 11, 2006

With a crowd of thousands gathered in St. Peter’s square for the praying of the Angelus on Sunday, Pope Benedict... Read more

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Same-sex marriage will impact religious liberty say experts

Jun 11, 2006

In a recent column, Newsweek religion editor, Peter Steinfels, discusses the opinion of several respected legal scholars, many of whom... Read more

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Scotland parishes closing due to few home-grown priests, declining church attendance

Jun 11, 2006

The Archbishop of Edinburgh has announced the need to close parishes in light of a significant priest shortage and declining... Read more

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New method of fertility regulation in line with Catholic teaching

Jun 11, 2006

A relatively new method of regulating fertility is catching on around the world.  CycleBeads are 95 percent effective and, in... Read more

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Cardinal McCarrick issues clarification on same-sex marriage comments

Jun 11, 2006

Cardinal Theodore McCarrick issued a clarification Friday on remarks he made during an interview on CNN’s The Situation Room with... Read more

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President-elect of Peru pledges “devotion to the Church and service to the people”

Jun 11, 2006

During a meeting last week with representatives of the Peruvian Bishops’ Conference, the President-elect of Peru, Alan Garcia Perez, said... Read more

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Congress on Human Life to be held in Fatima

Jun 11, 2006

The Austrian branch of Human Life International and the World Apostolate of Fatima are organizing a World Congress for Life,... Read more

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Morning-after pill spreading out of control in Spanish schools

Jun 11, 2006

According to a report in the Spanish daily “La Opinion de la Coruña”, the morning-after pill, approved for use in... Read more

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Bolivian government to eliminate Catholicism from classrooms

Jun 11, 2006

LA PAZ - Bolivia’s Minister of Education told reporters last week the government intends to implement an educational reform that... Read more

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Georgia parish's minstry explodes

Jun 8, 2006

Ten years ago, St. Michael the Archangel Parish in Woodstock, Georgia had 300 families worshipping out of a gymnasium in... Read more

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Priests must have confidence, act as Christ in service to Church

Jun 8, 2006

The ministry of a priest is in the person of Christ and is centered on the daily celebration of the... Read more

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Cardinal Maida celebrates joys, challenges of 50-year priesthood

Jun 8, 2006

Cardinal Adam Maida is giving thanks to God for his priestly vocation on his 50th anniversary of ordination.  Read more

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Bush addresses immigration reform at National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast

Jun 8, 2006

President George Bush tackled the immigration debate with America’s Hispanic community directly yesterday and laid out his vision of immigration... Read more

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Cardinal denounces gay marriage but could ‘live with’ gay civil unions

Jun 8, 2006

In a Wednesday night interview with Wolf Blitzer, on CNN’s The Situation Room, Cardinal Theodore McCarrick said he is opposed... Read more

Promoting family is essential for development of society

Jun 8, 2006

Holy See Secretary of State, Cardinal Angelo Sodano, speaking on behalf of the Holy Father, sent a message today to... Read more

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Latin American Congress to confront the mission of laity in the world

Jun 8, 2006

Some 40 experts are expected to participate in the Second Latin American Congress titled, “Catholics and Public Life,” which will... Read more

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Imprisoned pro-life doctor nominated for prestigious Spanish award

Jun 8, 2006

Dr. Oscar Elias Biscet, a prominent pro-life physician who was given a 25-year prison sentence by the Cuban government for... Read more

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Brazilian lawmaker grateful for campaign against including abortion in party platform

Jun 8, 2006

A prominent lawmaker of the Worker’s Party in Brazil, Luiz Bassuma, who is also founder and president of the Parliamentary... Read more

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Bishops send copy of Bible and Compendium of Social Teaching to lawmakers in Bolivia

Jun 8, 2006

The Bishops’ Conference of Bolivia announced this week it would send a complementary copy of the Bible and the Compendium... Read more