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Pope may celebrate Mass in Munich during upcoming visit to Germany

Feb 13, 2006

The Archbishop of Munich, Cardinal Friedrich Wetter, has revealed new details about the visit Pope Benedict XVI is planning to... Read more

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Denver Archdiocese uncovers sexual abuse bias for public school teachers

Feb 12, 2006

In a continuing battle against what many of the state’s faithful call an unfair bias against Catholics, the Archdiocese of... Read more

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Pope prays that Olympic Games may contribute to ‘peace among peoples’

Feb 12, 2006

Following his weekly Angelus prayer Sunday in St. Peter’s Square, Pope Benedict XVI offered special prayers for the 20th Winter... Read more

Christ is true doctor of humanity, says Pope recalling world’s sick

Feb 12, 2006

During his weekly Angelus prayer Sunday, given from his balcony above St. Peter‘s Square, Pope Benedict’s thoughts focused on Saturday’s... Read more

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Human person cannot be divided, compartmentalized by physical or mental illness, says Pope

Feb 12, 2006

For visitors to the Vatican, Saturday marked both the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes and appropriately, the 14th annual... Read more

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Freelance writer claims Catholic bishops cross church-state line

Feb 12, 2006

The United States bishops have successfully infiltrated U.S. politics and influenced decision-making on all levels, even taking over the Republican... Read more

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Catholic hospital refers women for abortions, infringes code of ethics

Feb 12, 2006

A recent inquiry has concluded that England’s most popular Catholic hospital has infringed its own code of ethics by referring... Read more

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New Orleans to close, consolidate churches after Katrina

Feb 12, 2006

Archbishop Alfred Hughes of New Orleans announced Thursday that his archdiocese is indefinitely closing more than 30 badly damaged churches,... Read more

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Argentine bishops demand laws promote responsible sex-education

Feb 12, 2006

The Bishops’ Conference of Argentina is calling for laws that promote responsible education programs on sexuality.  During an annual gathering... Read more

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Future archbishops of Canterbury could include women

Feb 12, 2006

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, the spiritual leader of the Anglican Church, is calling for support for a proposal... Read more

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World Forum on Ethics highlights practice of ethics in public life

Feb 12, 2006

Organizers of the World Forum on Ethics, which was held in several different Mexican cities during the month of January,... Read more

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Huge number of hits for Official website for World Meeting of Families

Feb 12, 2006

According to the AVAN news agency, more than two million people have visited the official website for the World Meeting... Read more

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We shouldn’t fall into the trap of fanaticism, Cardinal Sergio Sebastiani warns.

Feb 9, 2006

In an interview to Italian newspaper “Il Giornale,” Cardinal Sergio Sebastiani reviewed the current situation in the Muslim world, the... Read more

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Venezuelan bishops call on lawmakers to respect “moral patrimony” of marriage

Feb 9, 2006

In response to a proposal in the National Assembly to speed up passage of homosexual unions, the president of the... Read more

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Australia set to commemorate World Day of Sick

Feb 9, 2006

Final preparations are underway in Adelaide, Australia for the commemoration of the 14th World Day of the Sick, which will... Read more

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Mexican bishops pleased with visit by Orthodox patriarch

Feb 9, 2006

The bishops of Mexico have expressed satisfaction over their meeting with the Patriarch of Constantinople, Bartholomew I, who visited the... Read more

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World poverty levels declining too slowly, Vatican rep calls on U.N. to renew social, economic efforts

Feb 9, 2006

Speaking to a special United Nations commission on world economic and social development, Archbishop Celestino Migliore, the Holy See’s permanent... Read more

No need for competition between reason and faith, Pope tells former office

Feb 9, 2006

Earlier today, Pope Benedict XVI met with members of the Holy See’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, who... Read more

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Pro-life groups decry Senate vote on abortion drug

Feb 9, 2006

The Australian Senate has voted in favor of the bill that would deny the Federal Health Minister a veto on... Read more

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New Orleans man honored for empowering youth with ‘Café’ program

Feb 9, 2006

Craig Cuccia will receive this year’s Sister Margaret Cafferty Development of People Award for his work training and employing at-risk... Read more