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Archbishop Foley addresses Swiss Guards for their upcoming 500 anniversary

Jan 19, 2006

During a mass celebrated today for the upcoming 500 anniversary of the Swiss Guards, Archbishop Foley reminded them that there... Read more

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Homosexual group seeks to disrupt White House Easter egg hunt

Jan 19, 2006

The organization Soulforce, which claims to be Christian but attacks Catholic and Protestant associations, is preparing a media campaign to... Read more

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Moving testimony by newly-ordained terminally ill priest in Chile

Jan 19, 2006

Francisco Jimenez Araya is 30 years old and has suffered from terminal cancer since last November.  He has faced his... Read more

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Catholics form collective to voice concerns of Church in World Social Forum

Jan 19, 2006

A collective formed by Catholics in order represent the Catholic Church will participate in the controversial World Social Forum, to... Read more

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US, European and Canadian bishops express solidarity with Christians in Holy Land

Jan 19, 2006

Bishops from the Episcopal Conferences of Europe, Canada and the United States expressed their solidarity with Christians in the Holy... Read more

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Despite large potential, Catholic television lacks resources, networking, says Archbishop Foley

Jan 19, 2006

Earlier today at the Vatican, Archbishop John P. Foley, president of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications told members of... Read more

Pope tells seminarians: Reach out to God’s people, particularly poor, suffering

Jan 19, 2006

Earlier today, Pope Bendict XVI met with seminary students from Rome’s Almo Collegio Capranica’ whom he charged with faithfulness to... Read more

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New feminism expert becomes weekly contributor on ‘Catholic Connection’

Jan 19, 2006

Ethicist and moral theologian Pia de Solenni will be a weekly guest on Catholic Connection with Teresa Tomeo, a syndicated... Read more

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Legal appeal challenges civil no-fault divorce unconstitutional

Jan 19, 2006

An Ohio mother of four has launched a constitutional appeal against an Ohio civil divorce and custody decision, arguing her... Read more

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Still rebuilding after Katrina, Catholic aid program gives $515,000

Jan 19, 2006

The Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) today announced the awarding of more than half a million dollars in special... Read more

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Washington archdiocese to open new H.S. geared to low-income students

Jan 19, 2006

The Archdiocese of Washington has partnered with the Salesians of Don Bosco to open a new high school, which will... Read more

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European Parliament urges member states to adopt legislation enacting homosexual marriage.

Jan 18, 2006

A resolution adopted by the European Parliament in its Wednesday 18 sessionon homophobia in Europe is taking new steps in... Read more

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University students prepare to stand up for life

Jan 18, 2006

On Monday, some 500 university students from Steubenville, Ohio, will board a line of charter busses bound for the nation’s... Read more

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Celebrations for Fifth centenary of Swiss Guard to commence Sunday

Jan 18, 2006

The Vatican announced today its final plans for the celebration of the fifth centenary of the Pontifical Swiss Guard, the... Read more

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Preparing for new Papal Encyclical, Pontifical group to host congress on charity

Jan 18, 2006

As Pope Benedict XVI prepares for the release of his first Encyclical letter, which will deal with the nature--and sometimes... Read more

Pope Benedict: Christians must continually ask God for grace of unity

Jan 18, 2006

As the Church continues its celebration of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, Pope Benedict today met with an... Read more

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Former Holy See ambassador to Israel recognized for work in Holy Land

Jan 18, 2006

Upon completing his mission in Israel, the outgoing Holy See ambassador to Israel, Archbishop Pietro Sambi, who is now the... Read more

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Manifesto by Communist party against the Church divides leftists in Spain

Jan 18, 2006

The secretary of the United Left political party in the northern Spanish city of Gijon, Guillermo Miranda, acknowledged this week... Read more

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European parliament to punish countries that do not approve homosexual “marriage”

Jan 18, 2006

The EU Justice Affairs commissioner Franco Frattini announced this week at the EU Parliament in Strasburg that member states that... Read more

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Schiavo's family to be honored at March for Life

Jan 18, 2006

The annual March for Life will mark the 33rd anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court decision to legalize abortion. The... Read more