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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

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Schiavo’s death surfaces euthanasia debate in Austria, Germany

Apr 10, 2005

Since the death of 41-year-old Florida woman Terri Schiavo March 31, debates on the ethics of euthanasia have come to... Read more

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Central station, square to be named after Pope John Paul

Apr 10, 2005

Rome’s renowned central train station, Termini, will be renamed in honor of Pope John Paul II, who died April 2... Read more

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Cardinal Errazuriz: the city is a place to evangelize

Apr 10, 2005

During the celebration of Holy Mass at his titular church in Rome, Cardinal Francisco Javier Errazuriz, Archbishop of Santiago, Chile,... Read more

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Cardinal Ruini: Pope was a ‘brother and father to everyone’

Apr 10, 2005

In the continuing historic process of laying to rest and electing a new pope, the Church celebrated yesterday the third... Read more

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Prayers of John Paul II led to cure, says Cardinal Marchisano

Apr 10, 2005

Thousands of letters have been pouring into the Vatican this week claiming miraculous cures attributed to the intercession of the... Read more

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Pope John Paul II was preparing encyclical on charity and globalization

Apr 10, 2005

In the months before his death, Pope John Paul II had been preparing an encyclical on charity as a response... Read more

Cardinals solidify plans for conclave, announce that faithful may visit papal grave this week

Apr 10, 2005

Earlier today, at the end of the Seventh General Congregation of Cardinals, the Vatican released a statement saying that faithful... Read more