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Pro-life groups calls a boycott of GE for its research on embryonic stem cells

Apr 12, 2005

A pro-life group is outraged by General Electric's decision to pursue research on embryonic stem cells. Read more

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‘Day of Truth’ to counter pro-homosexual protest in schools

Apr 12, 2005

A Day of Truth is being organized tomorrow to counter today’s pro-homosexual Day of Silence, held in some high schools.  Read more

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Same-sex marriage amendment voted down in Parliament

Apr 12, 2005

An amendment to kill the Liberal government’s same-sex marriage legislation failed yesterday.   Read more

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Priest defends legacy of Cuban archbishop in response to arrogant Castro

Apr 12, 2005

Father Jose Conrado of the parish of St. Teresa of Jesus said this week the message pronounced by the Archbishop... Read more

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Benedictine College students saw John Paul as the ‘embodiment of Catholicism’

Apr 12, 2005

As cardinals from around the world prepare for the April 18th conclave in which they will elect the next shepherd... Read more

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Vatican reveals surprising statistics on funeral Mass of John Paul II

Apr 12, 2005

The Press Office of the Holy See released statistics on Tuesday about the attendance at the Pope’s funeral and about... Read more

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Faithful able to attend Mass pro eligendo Summo Pontifice Mass

Apr 12, 2005

The Office of Liturgical Celebrations has issued a statement saying the Mass pro eligendo Summo Pontifice, which will take place... Read more

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Cardinal Eugenio Sales praises John Paul II’s teaching on human dignity

Apr 12, 2005

During the fifth Novendiale Mass celebrated on Tuesday for the repose of the soul of Pope John Paul II, Brazilian... Read more

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Ninth General Congregation draws cardinals closer to conclave

Apr 12, 2005

As Monday’s papal conclave itself draws ever nearer; Holy See Press Office Director Joaquin Navarro-Valls released a statement today on... Read more

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John Paul opened hearts to the Good News of the Gospel, says Ratzinger to world diplomats

Apr 12, 2005

In a testament to the broad travels of the late John Paul II, the College of Cardinals today received official... Read more

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Papal conclave participants to take oath Friday

Apr 12, 2005

As cardinals from around the world prepare to elect a new pope, the Vatican announced today that all those who... Read more

Thousands visit tomb of John Paul II

Apr 12, 2005

Early this morning, the Vatican reopened the grottoes beneath St. Peter’s Basilica for the first time since the death of... Read more

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College of Cardinals to pray before tomb of John Paul II Tuesday afternoon

Apr 11, 2005

The members of the College of Cardinals participating in the General Congregations will visit the tomb of Pope John Paul... Read more

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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