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Thousands rally for same-sex marriage protest

Apr 11, 2005

Organizers are calling it the largest-ever demonstration on Parliament Hill. Holding placards and chanting “Defend marriage,” between 15,000 and 20,000... Read more

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Morning-after pill to require no prescription across Canada

Apr 11, 2005

The morning-after pill, also known as Plan B, is set to become available across Canada without a doctor’s prescription this... Read more

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Canadian Parliament to vote on marriage amendment

Apr 11, 2005

Canada’s members of Parliament are expected to vote today on an amendment that would define legal marriage as the union... Read more

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Iran liberalizes laws on abortion

Apr 11, 2005

The Iranian parliament voted today to legalize abortion for foetuses who are deemed mentally and physically disabled, reported BBC News.  Read more

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Lutherans propose ordination of homosexuals

Apr 11, 2005

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America may become the first U.S.-based Lutheran denomination to approve the ordination of active homosexuals... Read more

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Pro-life leader found not guilty of keeping remains of aborted baby for display

Apr 11, 2005

A pro-life leader was found not guilty in the District of Columbia of keeping a dead body for public display.  Read more

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Life-sized painting of John Paul II unveiled at University

Apr 11, 2005

In honor of the life and influence of Pope John Paul II, especially on younger generations, Franciscan University of Steubenville... Read more

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Famous rail station in Rome to be renamed “John Paul II Station”

Apr 11, 2005

The famous train Termini train station in Rome will be renamed in honor of Pope John Paul II, who died... Read more

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Holy See shows press video of Domus Sancta Marta

Apr 11, 2005

Accredited journalists at the Vatican were shown a video Monday of the St. Martha residence, inaugurated by Pope John Paul... Read more

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Vatican: ‘May the Lord illuminate the minds of the papal electors’

Apr 11, 2005

As cardinals from around the globe prepare to enter the Sistine Chapel on Monday to elect a new shepherd for... Read more

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Papal apartments sealed, Cardinals to receive official condolences from world diplomats tomorrow

Apr 11, 2005

137 cardinals from around the world gathered this morning at the Vatican for their 8th General Congregation in preparation for... Read more

Archbishop says beatification of John Paul II could come soon

Apr 11, 2005

Two days ago the cardinals gathered in Rome stated the opening of the cause of beatification of Pope John Paul... Read more

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Cardinal Law recalls Pope’s link with Roman basilicas

Apr 10, 2005

During the third Mass of the “Novendiale” for the repose of the soul of Pope John Paul II, Cardinal Bernard... Read more

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Catholic Civil Rights League supports bishop facing human rights complaint

Apr 10, 2005

The human rights complaints filed against Bishop Fred Henry of Calgary strike “at the core of freedom of speech and... Read more

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Complaints filed with human rights commission against Catholic bishop

Apr 10, 2005

A Canadian Catholic bishop may face a human rights tribunal within the next year due to a pastoral letter he... Read more

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Cardinal Ouellet returns to diocese to ordain bishops

Apr 10, 2005

While most of the world’s cardinals were in Rome this past weekend preparing for the conclave next week, Marc Cardinal... Read more

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Anglican Church losing credibility, says Anglican archbishop

Apr 10, 2005

It is increasingly difficult for the world to take the Anglican Church seriously due to the continuous disputes taking place... Read more

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Denver Archbishop, Michigan couple to be honored for pro-life work

Apr 10, 2005

The National Right to Life Educational Trust recently announced that the group plans to honor Denver Archbishop Charles Chaput, and... Read more

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Cubans honor John Paul II with photo exhibit

Apr 10, 2005

Following the funeral mass of Pope John Paul II April 8, Cubans inaugurated their first-ever photo exhibit of the late... Read more

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John Paul II could become saint soon, says archbishop

Apr 10, 2005

Pope John Paul II could be named a saint as early as October.  Read more