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Christian art exhibit opens in Cuba

May 18, 2004

In an attempt to recover the spiritual and artistic roots of Cuba, this week in Havana a Christian art exhibit... Read more

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Election results in India “positive sign for peace”, says Pakistani Archbishop

May 18, 2004

The Archbishop of Lahore and President of the Pakistani Bishops Conference, Archbishop Lawrence Saldanha, said recent elections in India are... Read more

Pope’s new book released

May 17, 2004

“Arise, Let us be going,” the latest book by Pope John Paul II, was released today to coincide with the... Read more

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Pope turns 84, Vatican creates e-mail adddress to greet him

May 17, 2004

Pope John Paul II turns 84 today and despite no official festivities are in order, the Vatican have made available... Read more

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Boston Archbishop’s mansion sold in $100-million deal

May 17, 2004

The Archdiocese of Boston has agreed to sell its archbishop’s residence and 43 acres surrounding it to Boston College for... Read more

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Holy See signs new concordat with Portugal

May 17, 2004

This morning John Paul II received the prime minister of Portugal, Jose Manuel Durao Barroso, head of an official delegation... Read more

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Drama of migration calls for dialogue says Pope to experts at Vatican summit

May 17, 2004

“Dialogue must characterize the behaviour” of believers in “a new world equilibrium” of “ethnic, cultural and religious pluralism,” said the... Read more

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Vatican releases Pope's itinerary to Switzerland

May 17, 2004

The official program of the Holy Father’s apostolic trip to Bern, Switzerland, June 5 and 6, for a national gathering... Read more

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Canadian Parish provides safe haven for Palestinian Christians

May 17, 2004

A parish has sent a petition with 10,000 signatures to the Canadian Parliament early last week, requesting that three Christian... Read more

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Bishops remind Canadians of their duty to vote in upcoming elections

May 17, 2004

Canada’s Catholic bishops are reminding people of their duty to be engaged in political issues and to be out at... Read more

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Archbishop of Toledo meets with Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem: is and old Sinagogue going back to Jewish cult?

May 17, 2004

The Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem, Yona Metzger, met this week with Archbishop Antonio Cañizares of Toledo, Spain, during which both... Read more

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Chilean Mayor: “Enough lies—the Pill is abortifacient and will not be distributed”

May 17, 2004

The Chilean Health Minister, Pedro Garcia, has given mayors in Chile an ultimatum, demanding they obey an order to distribute... Read more

Charity must mark our opposition to same sex couples, says Archbishop of Boston

May 16, 2004

Archbishop Sean P. O'Malley of Boston issued a document on Saturday expressing "deep sadness" at the impending legal marriages of... Read more

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Pope canonizes six new saints, including "Martyr of Life," Gianna Beretta Molla

May 16, 2004

On Sunday Pope John Paul II canonized six new saints for the Church, including Don Luigi Orione, founder of the... Read more

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Young, energetic Bishop of Grand Rapids died on Sunday

May 16, 2004

Kevin Britt, Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Grand Rapids has died at the age of 59. Co-workers found... Read more

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Miracle in Brazil led to canonization of Gianna Beretta

May 16, 2004

More than 50,000 people packed into St. Peter’s Square yesterday to witness the canonization of a mother who sacrificed her... Read more

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Mother Angelica named ‘Citizen of the Year’ by local broadcasters’ association

May 16, 2004

Mother Angelica, founder of EWTN Global Catholic Network, was named the Alabama Broadcasters Association's Citizen of the Year. Read more

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“Christians have much to give in Hollywood”

May 16, 2004

During the First International Symposium on “The educational role of cinema”, which is taking place in Valencia, Spain, American screenwriter... Read more

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Pope Calls Catholics to imitate new saints in their devotion to Our Lady

May 16, 2004

This morning in St. Peter’s Square the Pope received the participants in yesterday’s canonization of five of the six new... Read more

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Interreligious Dialogue must continue without relativism, Pope says

May 16, 2004

During a meeting with members of the plenary assembly of the Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue on Saturday May 15,... Read more