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The Pope appoints Rev. George J. Rassas of the Archdiocese of Chicago to Auxiliary Bishop of the same diocese

Nov 30, 2005

Rev. George J. Rassas, a priest from the Archdiocese of Chicago since 1968, was appointed to auxiliary Bishop of his... Read more

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Catholic Bishops continue to call for end of Death penalty, in reaction to grace granted for 1000th Death penalty by Virginia Governor

Nov 30, 2005

Echoing the call earlier this week from Baltimore Archbishop Keeler, Most Reverend Stephen Blaire, Bishop of Stockton and President of... Read more

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Argentine bishop reiterates human sexuality’s link to love

Nov 30, 2005

“We value human sexuality as something very important, but we see it from the perspective of man.  WE believe sexuality... Read more

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Reported miracle in France may pave the way for beatification of John Paul II

Nov 30, 2005

Several news agencies are reporting that the miracle required by Canon Law for the beatification of Pope John Paul II... Read more

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Vatican message for World Day against AIDS stresses 'pansexual culture that devalues sexuality'

Nov 30, 2005

The Vatican released today a message written by Cardinal Javier Lozano Barragan, President of the Pontifical Council for Health Pastoral... Read more

Human dignity is universal, inalienable, says Pope, must particularly be promoted by civil leaders

Nov 30, 2005

Earlier today, Pope Benedict met with members of the International Theological Commission, with whom he stressed the need to uphold... Read more

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Pope meets with new ambassadors, urges end to violence among nations

Nov 30, 2005

Today, Pope Benedict met with eleven new members of the Vatican diplomatic corps and called on their respective countries to... Read more

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Liberal government ousted, Canada heads to polls

Nov 30, 2005

A bill that would legalize assisted suicide in Canada died on the order table Monday when Canada’s Liberal minority government... Read more

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New documentary features lives of the twelve Apostles

Nov 30, 2005

A new one-hour documentary investigates the lives and legends of the Apostles, how they were transformed after the resurrection of... Read more

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Macy's agrees to ‘Merry Christmas’, national Sears boycott announced

Nov 30, 2005

Macy's Department Stores has agreed to return the phase "Merry Christmas" to store signage and advertising. The Committee to Save... Read more

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Defiant Michigan family wins fight to keep front yard Nativity scene

Nov 29, 2005

The defiance of a suburban Michigan family, along with the support of friends and neighbors means that the Nativity scene... Read more

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Expert says terrorism in France stems from secularism, the crisis of the family and moral bankruptcy

Nov 29, 2005

In an interview with the Alba weekly in Spain, international terrorism expert Maria Angeles Muñoz said “the fiercely secular state... Read more

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Vatican condemns violence against religious in China

Nov 29, 2005

Earlier this morning, Vatican Press Director Joaquin Navarro-Valls expressed the Holy See’s “firm condemnation” of reported violence against groups of... Read more

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Pope Benedict committed to strengthening charity, solidarity and theological dialogue with Eastern Church

Nov 29, 2005

As the Eastern Orthodox Church today celebrates the Feast of its patron St. Andrew, Pope Benedict took the opportunity to... Read more

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Pope Benedict vows his support for AIDS sufferers

Nov 29, 2005

Following his general audience today, Pope Benedict offered his own support, and the Church’s, in dealing with the worldwide scourge... Read more

Church waits for Christ during Advent just as Israel waited for freedom from slavery in Old Testament, says Pope

Nov 29, 2005

Earlier today before a crowd of over 23,000, Pope Benedict said that the theme of slavery, found in many of... Read more

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Church in Brazil begins Advent with evangelization campaign

Nov 29, 2005

Cardinal Geraldo Majella Agnelo, Archbishop of Sao Salvador de Bahia and President of the Bishops’ Conference of Brazil, inaugurated the... Read more

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Mexican bishop reiterates Church’s commitment to encourage voting

Nov 29, 2005

Bishop Onesimo Cepeda of Ecatepec, Mexico, said this week the Catholic Church is committed to encouraging Mexicans to participate in... Read more

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Chinese authorities detain seven priests

Nov 29, 2005

The Cardinal Kung Foundation reported this week that on November 18, Chinese police officials arrested seven priests of the Diocese... Read more

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Fifty babies a year are alive after abortion, shows extreme and cruel situation abortion leads to

Nov 29, 2005

An article in the Sunday Times this past Sunday, highlighted a crucial problem regarding late-term abortions and their deep moral... Read more