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Press misrepresents Catholic teaching on end-of-life issues: ethicists

Mar 30, 2005

Two prominent Catholic ethicists say the media portrayals of Church teaching on end-of-life issues, surrounding the Terri Schiavo case, are... Read more

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Pope appoints Tobin as new bishop for Rhode Island

Mar 30, 2005

The Vatican has announced that the Most Rev. Thomas J. Tobin, Bishop of the Diocese of Youngstown, Ohio will succeed... Read more

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National Right to Life on Terri's death: 'a sad day in our history'

Mar 30, 2005

Terri Schiavo's death is marks "a sad day in our history", said  National Right to Life in a statement commenting... Read more

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Terri dies in Florida, “family’s faith remains strong” Fr. Pavone says

Mar 30, 2005

Terri Schiavo, the brain-damaged Florida woman that became the center of a bitter right to life battle, died Thursday morning,... Read more

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Priests should wear their Roman collars, says Spanish bishop

Mar 29, 2005

In a pastoral letter sent to the priests of his diocese, Bishop Demetrio Fernandez of Tarazona, Spain, said they should... Read more

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Faith in America is hope of the world, says Cardinal Cipriani

Mar 29, 2005

In his Easter greetings to the faithful, the Archbishop of Lima, Cardinal Juan Luis Cipriani Thorne said the Catholic identity... Read more

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Italian press reports doctors want to submit Pope to more analysis

Mar 29, 2005

Doctors from the Gemelli Hospital in Rome, where Pope John Paul II underwent a tracheotomy, want the Pope to return... Read more

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First Catholic College in Arizona to start in 2006

Mar 29, 2005

The board of a proposed Catholic college in Arizona has announced that it is ready to start fundraising, reported the... Read more

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TV news report exposes cult leader who claims to have Marian apparitions

Mar 29, 2005

A Costa Rican cult, which continues to have Catholic followers in San Antonio, has been exposed as fraudulent and the... Read more

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Catholic League speaks out against Madonna's latest stunt

Mar 29, 2005

Madonna's latest antic scandalized Catholics and drew a forceful reaction from the New York-based Catholic League. The pop star dressed... Read more

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Pro-life coalition urges Gov. Bush to intervene in Terri Schiavo case

Mar 29, 2005

The nation's top pro-life organizations are urging Florida Gov. Jeb Bush to exercise his executive authority and intervene to save... Read more

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Pope tries to speak but gives silent blessing to crowd in St. Peter's Square

Mar 29, 2005

Pope John Paul II greeted thousands of pilgrims gathered in St. Peter's Square this morning with a brief appearance and... Read more

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Glimmer of hope for Schiavo, Appeals Court considers new petition to reinsert feeding tube

Mar 29, 2005

With time running out for the family of brain-damaged Terri Schiavo, who today enters her 13th day without food and... Read more

Pope receives feeding tube, Vatican calls recovery 'slow and progressive'

Mar 29, 2005

Amid much speculation by worldwide media as to John Paul II's true condition following last month's tracheotomy surgery, Joaquin Navarro-Valls,... Read more

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Spanish bishops to launch new pro-life campaign

Mar 28, 2005

Coinciding with the tenth anniversary of Pope John Paul II’s encyclical Evangelium Vitae on April 4, the Bishops Conference of... Read more

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Archbishop calls on Costa Ricans to abandon “cafeteria Christianity” and defend life

Mar 28, 2005

Archbishop Hugo Barrantes Urena of San Jose, Costa Rica, told Costa Ricans in his Easter message to embrace the faith... Read more

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Quebec students stage mock crucifixion on Good Friday

Mar 28, 2005

Some Quebec university students staged a mock crucifixion on Good Friday to protest the government's decision to cut $103 million... Read more

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Vatican observer reveals growth of “invisible Christians” in Holy Land

Mar 28, 2005

In an article published Tuesday, Vatican observer Sandro Magister points out a relatively unknown but very important phenomenon for the... Read more

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British cardinal links abortion with Nazi eugenics

Mar 28, 2005

Britain’s top Catholic cleric has said the country’s policy on abortion is similar to Nazi Germany's eugenics experiments and killings,... Read more

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Catholic teachers honored in Chicago with cash award

Mar 28, 2005

The staff of a Catholic grade school were recognized for excellence in teaching with the 2005 Cardinal’s Award for Teacher... Read more