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German cardinal offers reflections on anniversary of Sister Lucia’s death

Feb 14, 2006

Speaking on Vatican Radio about the upcoming first anniversary of the death of Sister Lucia, Cardinal Joachim Meisner, Archbishop of... Read more

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Archbishop questions statistics behind efforts to promote abortion in Argentina

Feb 14, 2006

In an article published by the AICA news agency, Archbishop Hector Aguer of La Plata, Argentina, has questioned statistics being... Read more

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Mexican cardinal warns of attacks on the family

Feb 14, 2006

Responding to statements about the family by candidates of the upcoming elections, the Archbishop of Guadalajara, Cardinal Juan Sandoval Íñiguez,... Read more

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Cardinal Ruini re-appointed president of Italian Bishops’ Conference

Feb 14, 2006

Pope Benedict XVI has re-appointed indefinitely Cardinal Camillo Ruini as Vicar General for the Diocese of Rome and President of... Read more

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Debate on Abortion drifts to Concern of Rising Muslim Population in Australia

Feb 14, 2006

A story has developed these days in Australian, linking the debate on the legalization of the Abortion pill and the... Read more

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Personal tastes must not shape Christian belief, says San Antonio Archbishop, only the truth of Christ

Feb 14, 2006

As he begins to celebrate the one year anniversary of his installation as Archbishop of San Antonio, Archbishop Jose Gomez... Read more

Pope encourages Cuba to open hearts to the world, and world to open hearts to Cuba

Feb 14, 2006

Today the Vatican released the text of a message sent from Pope Benedict XVI to Cardinal Jamie Ortega y Alamino,... Read more

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Pope Benedict concludes catechesis series begun by John Paul II, says Mary’s words demonstrate: ‘God takes the side of least and lowliest’

Feb 14, 2006

Today brought to an end an ongoing series of catechesis--begun by the late John Paul II--which covered the entire sequence... Read more

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Cardinal Pell enters abortion pill debate

Feb 14, 2006

Cardinal George Pell entered the debate about abortion pill RU486 and urged members of Parliament not to thrust lawmaking on... Read more

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RCIA better when priests, laypeople work together

Feb 14, 2006

The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA), the yearlong process of joining the Catholic Church, is most effective when... Read more

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Condom manufacturers and abortion industry hijack St. Valentine's Day

Feb 14, 2006

Condom manufacturers and the abortion industry continue to exploit St. Valentine’s Day, which was traditionally a celebration of selfless love... Read more

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Hollywood director takes shot at Catholicism again, says Catholic League

Feb 14, 2006

 Hollywood producer David E. Kelley has once again “shown himself to be positively obsessed with Catholicism,” says Catholic League president... Read more

Colorado Catholics blast proposed State Bill, many call blatantly anti-Catholic

Feb 13, 2006

For six hours yesterday, members of the Colorado State Senate heard testimony from both proponents and opponents of a proposed... Read more

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Pope says Christians must together witness God’s divine love to world

Feb 13, 2006

As some 3000 participants gather in Brazil to commence the ninth General Assembly of the World Council of Churches, Pope... Read more

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Holy See announces plans for 500th birthday of Vatican Museums

Feb 13, 2006

Today the Vatican announced plans for its celebration honoring the Vatican museums, which turn 500 this year.   Read more

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Ad campaign discredits Catholic hospitals

Feb 13, 2006

Catholic hospitals in Illinois have come under sharp criticism with a recent ad campaign, which alleges that they are not... Read more

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Athlete entrusts Olympic dream to Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati

Feb 13, 2006

Olympian and cross-country skier Rebecca Dussault has placed her Olympic quest and hopes for a medal in the hands of... Read more

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New bill proposes sharper penalties for vandalism to houses of worship

Feb 13, 2006

Catholics should rally behind New York State Senator Jeffrey D. Klein and a new bill that he introduced that would... Read more

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Senator withdraws support for ban on human cloning

Feb 13, 2006

Senator Jim Talent (R-Missouri) withdrew his name Feb. 10 as a cosponsor of the Human Cloning Prohibition Act, SB 658,... Read more

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A Clear and Coherent Direction in the Beginning of Pope Benedict’s Pontificate, says Vatican Expert.

Feb 13, 2006

Sandro Magister, a columnist for the Italian magazine L’Espresso and one of the top “Vaticanistas”, an expert on Church affairs... Read more