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Center for Religious Freedom asks African Union to press Eritrea for the release of Christians

Jul 7, 2004

Freedom House’s Center for Religious Freedom called yesterday upon African Union leaders currently meeting in Addis Ababa to press the... Read more

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Cardinal Keeler warns against use of U.S. funds for embryonic stem-cell research

Jul 7, 2004

The United States Congress should not authorize the use of federal funds to support embryonic stem-cell research, says William Cardinal... Read more

Vatican Budget is in the red, but church offerings are up, Cardinal reports

Jul 7, 2004

A supervisory committee of eight cardinals headed by Cardinal Sergio Sebastiani announced yesterday that the Vatican budget is in the... Read more

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Debate over nomination of pro-abortion justice causes Argentinean government to take pro-life stand

Jul 6, 2004

As tension mounts concerning the possible nomination of Carmen Argibay, an open pro-abortion justice, to the Argentinean Supreme Court, President... Read more

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Socialists “want to take us back to the time of the Muslim invasion,” says Spanish Cardinal

Jul 6, 2004

The president of the Bishops Conference of Spain, Cardinal Antonio Maria Rouco Varela, criticized this week the presence of a... Read more

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Canadian Catholic organization sends $170,000 to Sudan and Chad in emergency aid

Jul 6, 2004

The Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace has sent $170,000 to assist refugees in eastern Chad and the Darfur... Read more

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American Life League speaks out against Senate’s opposition to Catholic judge nomination

Jul 6, 2004

The nation's largest pro-life grassroots organization is outraged by members of the United States Senate in their attempts to block... Read more

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Why does UNICEF support Muslim, not Christian schools? Sudanese bishop asks

Jul 6, 2004

Bishop Daniel Adwok, Auxiliary of Khartoum (Sudan), has questioned the decision taken by UNICEF not to give funds to the... Read more

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Meeting on how to promote development to be held at the Vatican

Jul 6, 2004

On July 9 in the office of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace in the Vatican, an international study... Read more

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National Right to Life regrets strong pro-abortion record of Kerry's running mate

Jul 6, 2004

The National Right to Life Committee released yesterday a statement lamenting that "with John Edwards, Kerry has selected a running... Read more

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Catholic Charities mobilizes to save low-income housing program

Jul 6, 2004

Catholic Charities agencies across the United States are mobilizing to defeat the Bush Administration's proposal that would restructure and gut... Read more

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Portland Archdiocese files for bankruptcy

Jul 6, 2004

The Archdiocese of Portland has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.  Archbishop John G. Vlazny made the announcement yesterday, citing the... Read more

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Controversy over Communion to pro-abortion politicians continues

Jul 6, 2004

The controversy over the memorandum sent by Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith,... Read more

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President of Nicaragua denies trying to control the Church

Jul 5, 2004

President Enrique Bolaños of Nicaragua is denying reports that his government is attempting “to control” the Catholic Church in the... Read more

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Worry over possible lack of control of subsidized Islam classes in Spain

Jul 5, 2004

The Chair of Arabic Literature at the Autonomous University of Madrid, Serafin Fanjul, is expressing his fear that the Spanish... Read more

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Archbishop of Toledo calls on Catholic politicians to reject homosexual “marriage”

Jul 5, 2004

The Archbishop of Toledo and Primate of Spain, Antonio Cañizares, reminded “Catholic lawmakers” this week of their “serious responsibility” to... Read more

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Special rosary prayed for release of Cuban political prisoners

Jul 5, 2004

Representatives of various opposition movements gathered together in Old Havana this weekend to pray a special rosary for the release... Read more

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Catholic Charity calls for day of prayer for the "silent Church"

Jul 5, 2004

The "Fundacao Ajuda à Igreja que Sofre", Portuguese branch of the international Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need... Read more

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Jesuits' world leader to visit Alabama

Jul 5, 2004

The Jesuits’ congregational leader will visit Alabama this fall to help mark the 175th anniversary of Spring Hill College and... Read more

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Teens urged to join 'Catholic revolution' at Steubenville

Jul 5, 2004

More than 2,100 teens from 13 states and Canada were encouraged to "rise up and join a Catholic revolution" at... Read more