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Argentinean bishop says overcoming evil with good stems from faith

Jan 5, 2005

Archbishop Domingo Castagna of Corrientes, Argentina, recalled this week that despite the culture of death which has taken root in... Read more

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Archbishop of Valencia offers scholarships to mothers and children saved from abortion

Jan 5, 2005

Archbishop Agustin Garcia-Gasco of Valencia, Spain, has announced that hundreds of women who chose life rather than abortion for their... Read more

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Church helping to get aid to most isolated areas in Thailand

Jan 5, 2005

Bishop Joseph Parthan of the Diocese of Surat Thani in Thailand said the Church in that country is preparing to... Read more

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Colorado Group Challenges Youth to Choose Purity

Jan 5, 2005

Bob Lemming is serious about encouraging kids to choose chastity, and with good reason. His three sons will soon be... Read more

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New bill says pharmacists have no right to refuse birth control prescriptions

Jan 5, 2005

A new bill proposed last month would oblige pharmacists to fill prescriptions for birth control and other abortifacients, even if... Read more

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Diocese, Catholic League defend children of same-sex couple in Catholic school

Jan 5, 2005

Parents in the Diocese of Orange County have threatened to pull their children from a Catholic school and to seek... Read more

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Seminary expansion in San Antonio good news for vocations

Jan 5, 2005

While some seminaries across the country are closing their doors, Assumption Seminary in the Archdiocese of San Antonio is expanding. Read more

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Arizona Based Youth Take Pope’s Message of the New Evangelization to Northern Ireland

Jan 5, 2005

On November 23rd, a group of 17 Arizona-based students returned from a three-week long trip to Northern Ireland to spread... Read more

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California diocese announces $100M settlement with abuse victims

Jan 5, 2005

The Diocese of Orange announced the largest settlement in history with victims of clergy sexual abuse Jan. 3. Bishop Tod... Read more

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Pope prays for child victims of disaster in Asia

Jan 5, 2005

During the Angelus today, Pope John Paul II prayed for the children who died in the tsunami that hit Southeast... Read more

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Catholic Relief Services pledges $25M for tsunami victims, seeks funds

Jan 5, 2005

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) has pledged $25 million in aid for the victims of the devastating tsunami that hit southeast... Read more

On Feast of the Epiphany, Pope invites youth to World Youth Day in Cologne

Jan 5, 2005

Pope John Paul II today called on the youth of the world to converge in Cologne, Germany, for the 20th... Read more

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Bishop Gomez Bids an Emotional Farewell to Archdiocese of Denver

Dec 28, 2004

Amid an appointment from Pope John Paul II this morning to become Archbishop of the Archdiocese of San Antonio, Bishop... Read more

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Largest Provincial Archdiocese in the World to be Split

Dec 28, 2004

As the Archdiocese of San Antonio prepares to receive a new shepherd, the Vatican announced today that the Archdiocese, which... Read more

Pope Appoints Bishop Gomez to Archbishop of San Antonio

Dec 28, 2004

The Vatican announced today that the Most Reverend Jose Gomez, the first auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Denver since... Read more

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Spanish bishops deny calling for protests against government

Dec 16, 2004

The Teaching and Catechesis Committee of the Bishops Conference of Spain issued a statement to dioceses and Catholic schools this... Read more

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Pluralism does not justify anti-Catholicism, says Argentinean bishop

Dec 16, 2004

Auxiliary Bishop of Mercedes-Lujan, Argentina, Oscar Sarlinga, praised the “pastoral attitude” of Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio of Buenos Aires for calling... Read more

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Volunteers to bring Christmas to the streets of Chile

Dec 16, 2004

As part of an outreach called, “Let’s evangelize the heart of the city,” thousands of volunteers, mostly young people, will... Read more

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More African countries adopt Uganda policies against AIDS

Dec 16, 2004

A Spanish magazine focusing on African issues, “Mundo Negro” (“Black World”) is reporting that other African countries, especially Ivory Coast,... Read more

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Irish priests dismissed by Vatican, first in recent history

Dec 16, 2004

Pope John Paul II has dismissed two priests of the Ferns Diocese in Co Wexford from the clerical state, reported... Read more