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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

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ECLAC organizes summit of “experts” to redefine family in Latin America

Nov 2, 2004

The Economic Commission for Latin America (ECLAC) organized a gathering of “experts” on family and public policy in Chile last... Read more

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San Antonio Catholics donate $1M to Spanish mission churches

Nov 2, 2004

Archbishop Patrick Flores of San Antonio presented a $1-million check to a capital campaign that will fund the restoration and... Read more

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National Review Board member defends her pro-abortion record to Catholic newspaper

Nov 2, 2004

A new member of the U.S. bishops' National Review Board for the Protection of Children and Young People told the... Read more

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Belgian cardinal dies, had stirred controversy with remarks on homosexuality

Nov 2, 2004

Gustaaf Cardinal Joos of Belgium, who gained notoriety when he called homosexuals “sexual perverts” earlier this year, died yesterday at... Read more

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All people called to become God’s children, says Pope

Nov 2, 2004

Pope John Paul II spoke on the "Hymn of the Saved," from the Book of the Apocalypse during this morning’s... Read more

Eleven states approve ban of same-sex marriage in ballot vote

Nov 2, 2004

Voters in 11 states approved constitutional amendments to maintain the definition of marriage as the union of one man and... Read more

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Australian Prime Minister calls for debate on abortion law

Nov 1, 2004

Following the release of recent statistics from the state of South Australia suggesting that the majority of women who have... Read more

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Philippines priestly formation program targets problem of homosexuality among seminarians

Nov 1, 2004

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines’s new Program for Priestly Formation has included express guidelines to help seminary directors... Read more

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The hour of death is the “hour of truth,” Spanish bishop exhorts

Nov 1, 2004

On the eve of the celebration of All Saints and a day before All Souls Day, Bishop Jesus Garcia Burillo... Read more

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Anacephaly abortion was beginning of slippery slope, Bishop warns

Nov 1, 2004

A week after the Supreme Court of Brazil decided to suspend permission for anacephaly abortions, the Vice President of the... Read more

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Pope marks All Saints Day with prayers for victims of terrorism

Nov 1, 2004

From St. Peter’s Square, the Pope offered “special prayers for all the victims of terrorism.” Read more

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Fundamentalist attacks strengthen faith of Catholics in India

Nov 1, 2004

The president of the Bishops Conference of India, Cardinal Telesphore Toppo, stated this week the attacks by Hindu fundamentalists, rather... Read more