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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

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3000 expected for Life Teen anniversary

Mar 28, 2005

On Memorial Day weekend this year, nearly 3000 teens and supporters will gather in Anaheim, California to celebrate the twentieth... Read more

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Fargo Bishop says Jesus' words 'I thirst' echo struggle to save Terri Schiavo

Mar 28, 2005

As the Christian world focused its attention on the passion and crucifixion of Christ on Good Friday, Bishop Samuel Aquila... Read more

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Catholic League connects ideology supporting Terri's death with Nazism

Mar 28, 2005

While Terri Schiavo struggles in her last days of life in a Florida hospice, some commentators in the press have... Read more

Pope to have mountain named for him

Mar 28, 2005

Pope John Paul II will have a mountain in central Italy named for him on his 85th birthday, May 18,... Read more

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Colombian bishops call for peace and reconciliation

Mar 27, 2005

The Bishops Conference of Colombia and the National Reconciliation Committee issued a joint statement calling for “transparent dialogue and political... Read more

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Picture of Pope made with outlines of Brazlian soldiers

Mar 27, 2005

The work of art is by Polish artist Piot Uklansk, of New York, who traveled to Brazil to photograph thousands... Read more

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Christians question new translation of Bible

Mar 27, 2005

A new version of one of the world’s most widely read English-language Bibles has caused a stir among some Christians... Read more

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Jean Vanier to receive prestigious Knights award

Mar 27, 2005

Jean Vanier will receive the Gaudium et Spes Award from the Knights of Columbus April 2.  Read more

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Parents fight to keep Catholic instruction in Quebec public schools

Mar 27, 2005

A committee of Christian parents submitted a petition to the Quebec government, with more than 56,000 signatures, in favor of... Read more

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New South Dakota law acknowledges that abortion ends a ‘whole, unique human life’

Mar 27, 2005

Last week, South Dakota lawmakers created a roadblock for the abortion industry. A new state law now requires women seeking... Read more

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Terri finally receives last rites and Communion, supporters to bring fight to DC

Mar 27, 2005

Terri Schiavo was given last rites and Easter communion after an initial opposition from her stranded  husband Michael, while supporters... Read more

Pope skips Easter Monday blessing

Mar 27, 2005

Thousand of Pilgrims at St. Peter Square were disappointed this morning when Pope John Paul failed to appear at his... Read more

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Terri denied communion, Family ends battle in courts

Mar 26, 2005

In the most dramatic turn in the fight for Terri Schiavo's life, her parents asked supporters to return home to... Read more