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Cubans honor exemplary Catholic politician during Catholic Social Week

Nov 21, 2004

As part of the ninth Catholic Social Week, sponsored by the Justice and Peace Committee of the Bishops Conference of... Read more

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Bishops of Nicaragua: Without God, things become more important than persons

Nov 21, 2004

The Bishops Conference of Nicaragua called on the faithful last week to draw closer to God, because when the Lord... Read more

Society absent of God self-destructs, says Ratzinger, points to current political, legal and sexual culture

Nov 18, 2004

In an interview published in Italian newspaper "La Reppublica" today, Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine... Read more

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Seminary in Detroit wants to attract Catholics interested in New Evangelization

Nov 18, 2004

Cardinal Adam Maida announced, during the meeting of the US Catholic bishops in Washington D.C, the opening of the Licentiate... Read more

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States with highest number of Catholics voted for Kerry

Nov 18, 2004

The nine states with the highest percentage of Catholics voted for Senator John Kerry, says data from the newly issued... Read more

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ALL: Bishops’ task force needs to remind abortion and Catholicism are opposed

Nov 18, 2004

The U.S. bishops need to face “the real problem” that one cannot be Catholic and pro-abortion, said Judie Brown, president... Read more

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President expected to approve funding for restoration of 21 Spanish missions

Nov 18, 2004

A bill passed by the House of Representatives authorizing $10 million for the restoration of 21 Spanish missions in California... Read more

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Holy See encourages spread of Social Christian thought in Cuba

Nov 18, 2004

In a message sent to Bishop Juan Garcia Rodriguez, President of the National Committee for Justice and Peace of the... Read more

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Evangelize Asia with faith that penetrates every aspect of life, says Pope

Nov 18, 2004

Receiving members of the post-synodal council of the Special Assembly for Asia, held in April and May, 1998, Pope John... Read more

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Pope sends telegram of condolence on the death of Cardinal Aramburu

Nov 18, 2004

In a telegram sent this morning to Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, S.J., archbishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina, on the death... Read more

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Catholic pro-abortion politician rejects request to step down as cantor

Nov 18, 2004

Developments at a Boston parish over whether a lifelong parishioner and pro-abortion politician should continue leading the congregation in song... Read more

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New Zealand jury acquits man who admitted to killing brain-damaged baby daughter

Nov 18, 2004

A jury in the Nelson Court of Richmond New Zealand has given a not guilty verdict to a man who... Read more

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Church calls for respect for culture of Argentineans in controversial sex-ed program

Nov 18, 2004

The Vicar of Education for the Archdiocese of Buenos Aires, Father Juan Alberto Torrella, took part in a meeting at... Read more

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Professionals opposing homosexual adoption send letter to Spanish president

Nov 18, 2004

The association Professionals for Ethics will send a letter on Saturday to Spanish President Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero signed by... Read more

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Proposed legislation threatens defense of life in Venezuela

Nov 18, 2004

The Venezuelan organization Volunteers for Life is launching a major effort to challenge two proposed laws that promote the decriminalization... Read more

Catholic bishops launch marriage initiative, ok to new round of audits

Nov 17, 2004

U.S. Catholic bishops on Wednesday launched an ambitious plan to promote marriage, an institution they see as being under extreme... Read more

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Tolerance, peaceful co-existence is possible, says Pope, religious violence unjustifiable

Nov 17, 2004

Receiving the leaders of three religious communities in Azerbaijan this morning – Russian Orthodox, Muslim, and Jewish – Pope John... Read more

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Card. McCarrick blames media and “activists” for attacks against bishops who took firm stand on Communion

Nov 17, 2004

Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, reporting yesterday before the plenary of the USCCB on his job as President of the Task Force... Read more

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Mature couples are resources for young couples, witness to beauty and happiness of married life

Nov 17, 2004

At the opening of the 16th Plenary Assembly of the Pontifical Council for the Family, which began this morning in... Read more

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ACLU wins lawsuit, military can no longer sponsor Boy Scouts

Nov 17, 2004

The Pentagon settled an ACLU lawsuit Nov. 15 that requires it to warn military bases not to directly sponsor Boy... Read more