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Cardinal Rigali urges Pres. Bush to continue defense of unborn and of marriage

Nov 4, 2004

Cardinal Justin Rigali issued a statement following  President Bush’s re-election expressing “prayerful good wishes” for the president and his family,... Read more

Deep spiritual life, based in sacraments, is the soul of apostolate, says Pope

Nov 4, 2004

Pope John Paul II, on receiving participants in the General Chapter of Augustinian Recollects this morning, spoke on the necessity... Read more

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Pro-life Democrats urge DNC to change its abortion position

Nov 4, 2004

Democrats For Life of America urged the Democratic National Committee to concede its pro-abortion position today on the heels of... Read more

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Archbishop denounces use of embryos as panacea against diseases

Nov 3, 2004

During the traditional recitation of the Rosary of the Aurora, Archbishop Braulio Rodriguez of Valladolid, Spain, denounced the use of... Read more

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Salvadoran Archbishop says political affiliation should not determine who receives aid

Nov 3, 2004

Archbishop Fernando Saenz Lacalle of San Salvador, El Salvador, said this week the money that is generated after new fiscal... Read more

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Madrid Cardinal says anonymous saints are builders of true progress

Nov 3, 2004

During his weekly address, the Archbishop of Madrid, Cardinal Maria Rouco Varela, said the anonymous saints of today “are the... Read more

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Truth about death helps us measure our values, Argentinean bishop says

Nov 3, 2004

During a Mass celebrated for those who gave their lives for the country, Bishop Antonio Baseotto of the Argentinean Military... Read more

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Ohio voters based vote on moral issues

Nov 3, 2004

George W. Bush’s position against abortion, same-sex marriage and embryonic stem-cell research, and for family values inspired many Ohio Evangelical... Read more

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USCCB says religious programming part of public interest

Nov 3, 2004

Broadcasters’ public interest obligations include airing religious programming, said the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops in a comment filed... Read more

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“Clone and kill” bill devaluates human life, says California pro-family group

Nov 3, 2004

Following California voters’ approval of Proposition 71, the embryonic stem cell research bond – dubbed the “clone and kill” bill... Read more

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Pope appoints new bishop of Alexandria, Louisiana

Nov 3, 2004

Monsignor Ronald P. Herzog, a priest of the diocese of Biloxi and pastor of Immaculate Conception parish, Laurel, Mississippi, has... Read more

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President Bush won Catholic vote

Nov 3, 2004

Results show that 52% of Catholics in the United States voted to re-elect President Bush over Sen. Kerry in Tuesday’s... Read more

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Pro-life leader questions Bush’s commitment to ending abortions

Nov 3, 2004

American Life League president Judie Brown said many pro-life groups are “gleefully” declaring victory following President George W. Bush's re-election,... Read more

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Pro-life group urges Bush to take immediate action against abortion

Nov 3, 2004

Pro-life groups are not wasting any time. Just hours after President George W. Bush was re-elected to the White House,... Read more

Pope encourages Iraqi efforts to build democracy

Nov 3, 2004

Pope John Paul II met with Prime Minister Iyad Allawi this morning and encouraged him and the Iraqi people in... Read more

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Florida abortion notification law overwhelmingly approved

Nov 2, 2004

Voters in Florida approved yesterday a law requiring that parents or guardians of minors be notified before the minor has... Read more

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California votes in stem cell research, pro-life groups denounce result

Nov 2, 2004

Californians voted in Proposition 71 yesterday agreeing to grant $3 billion in bonds to the biotech industry to conduct embryonic... Read more

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Politicians should seek justice and truth, says Chilean archbishop

Nov 2, 2004

During the celebration of All Saints Day, Archbishop Antonio Moreno Casamitjana of Concepción, Chile, reminded the faithful to always expect... Read more

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Family group proposes parents specify in wills that their children not be adopted by homosexual couples

Nov 2, 2004

The National Confederation of Parents of Families and Parents of School Children in Spain proposed this week that parents specify... Read more

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Indian Christian deported from Saudi Arabia

Nov 2, 2004

Brian Savio O’Connor, the Indian Christian who was condemned to 10 months in prison and 300 lashes in Saudi Arabia,... Read more