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President pushes Faith-based iniciatives during speech to Knights of Columbus

Aug 3, 2004

President George W. Bush reiterated his commitment to promoting "compassionate Conservatism" by supporting the work of faith-based organizations during an... Read more

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Democrats’ religion advisor wants ‘under God’ out of the pledge, CL claims

Aug 2, 2004

The Catholic League is claiming that the ordained minister, newly appointed by the Democratic National Committee as the senior advisor... Read more

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Satanic group defaces Cathedral of Linares in Chile

Aug 2, 2004

A group of Satanists vandalized the Cathedral of Linares in Chile this weekend, drawing satanic symbols on the walls and... Read more

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Catholic Radio to honor founder of rapidly expanding order of nuns

Aug 2, 2004

Michigan Catholic Radio will honor the cofounder and superior of an order of nuns that is growing by leaps and... Read more

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Women peasants reject new “sexual and reproductive rights” law in Bolivia

Aug 2, 2004

In the wake of the recent approval of a new Sexual and Reproductive Rights law by the Bolivian Congress, several... Read more

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Authorities confirm murder of priest by Colombian Marxist rebels

Aug 2, 2004

The Pastoral Vicar of the Diocese of Santa Rosa de Osos in Colombia, Fr. Alberto Perez, said the Church is... Read more

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Catholics recognize promise of stem-cell research

Aug 2, 2004

In the ongoing stem-cell debate, a USCCB official says it is possible to have “good morality and good medicine.” Read more

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Vatican creates new section ‘Church and Sports’ on the occasion of Olympic games

Aug 2, 2004

The Pontifical Council for the Laity hopes that its new section, Church and Sports, will help promote sport “as a... Read more

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President Bush to address Knights of Columbus this evening

Aug 2, 2004

President George W. Bush is scheduled to address the Knights of Columbus at their international convention in Dallas this afternoon.... Read more

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Islamic-Catholic committee condemns attacks against Iraqi churches

Aug 2, 2004

The Islamic-Catholic Liaison Committee released a statement today, condemning Sunday’s terrorist attacks against Iraqi churches and stating that “such acts... Read more

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Argentinean Archbishop issues statement on alleged Marian apparitions

Aug 1, 2004

Archbishop Jose Maria Arancibia of Mendoza, Argentina, has published a statement clarifying the official position of the Archdiocese regarding “supposed... Read more

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Study confirms “modern” contraceptive pills are dangerous for women

Aug 1, 2004

A recent study by prominent medical organizations has determined that the latest contraceptive pills continue to pose a risk for... Read more

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Charismatic priest-musician to build largest church in Brazil

Aug 1, 2004

Popular priest, musician and charismatic leader, Fr. Marcelo Rossi, of the Diocese of Santo Amaro in Brazil, will build the... Read more

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Press report highlights ‘new breed of priests’ loyal to Pope John Paul

Aug 1, 2004

The Los Angeles Times published a long report yesterday, highlighting a “new breed” of younger priests, who are loyal to... Read more

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Bishop blames massive attack against Iraqi Christians to ‘foreign fanatics’

Aug 1, 2004

Fourteen Iraqi Christians were believed dead last night at least 60 wounded in Baghdad and Mosul and after car bombs... Read more

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Pope remembers heroism of Polish fighters during WWII uprising

Aug 1, 2004

The Vatican Press office released a letter today, which Pope John Paul II sent to his native Poland on the... Read more

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USCCB praises Vatican document on collaboration between men and women

Aug 1, 2004

The new Vatican document on the collaboration of men and women is "a timely reminder of both the equality of... Read more

Pope expresses grave concern, sadness after attacks on churches in Iraq

Aug 1, 2004

Pope John Paul II offered prayers for the victims of yesterday’s church bombings in Iraq and called for an end... Read more

Vatican releases letter on Feminsm and “Gender” ideology

Jul 30, 2004

The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith released today the “Letter to the Bishops of the Catholic Church on... Read more

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Brazilian bishop says strengthening the faith more important than “combating” sects

Jul 29, 2004

Bishop Fernando Legal, SDB, of Sao Miguel Paulista in southern Brazil, said this week it is more important to strengthen... Read more