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Desire for justice, truth and love manifests desire for salvation, says Pope

Jun 22, 2004

The Holy Father spoke about the Canticle in chapter 15 of the Book of Revelation, “Hymn of adoration and praise,”... Read more

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AP report recognizes heroic work of priests who risk their lives for peace in Colombia

Jun 21, 2004

A story by Associated Press reporter Kim Housego is revealing the danger that hundreds of priests in Colombia face on... Read more

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Envoy expresses support of Pope to flood victims in Dominican Republic

Jun 21, 2004

Archbishop Paul Josef Cordes, President of the Pontifical Council Cor Unum and special envoy of Pope John Paul II to... Read more

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Archbishop slams Venezuelan government plan to revamp religious laws

Jun 21, 2004

Archbishop Baltazar Porras of Merida and President of the Bishops Conference of Venezuela told reporters this week the aim a... Read more

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Pope’s preacher speaks at Franciscan university

Jun 21, 2004

 One of the Pope’s preachers travelled to the Franciscan University of Steubenville to speak before 1,300 people during a recent... Read more

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Cardinal Arinze urges dialogue, harmony among Christians and Muslims in Nigeria

Jun 21, 2004

Dialogue, respect, mutual acceptance and the promotion of development and justice are the best ways to create positive relations between... Read more

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Some upset that Planned Parenthood to benefit from Sidewinders game

Jun 21, 2004

A fundraising event tomorrow for Planned Parenthood has got a Christian radio show host riled up. Every year, the Pima... Read more

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Pope to celebrate Mass in St. Peter’s Square with Patriarch of Constantinople in attendance

Jun 21, 2004

On Tuesday, June 29, Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul, Apostles, the Pope will celebrate the Eucharist at 6 p.m.... Read more

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Bush pushes marriage plan on campaign trail in Ohio

Jun 21, 2004

President George W. Bush promoted his Healthy Marriage Initiative yesterday while on his campaign fundraising trail through Ohio. The $1.5-billion... Read more

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87 new causes for sainthood promulgated today in Vatican

Jun 21, 2004

The causes for the beatification and canonization of 87 Servants of God were promulgated this morning in the Clementine Hall... Read more

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Cardinal Cipriani chides Health Minister: “Do not play with life!”

Jun 20, 2004

On Sunday Cardinal Juan Luis Cipriani, Archbishop of Lima, Peru, chided Peruvian Minister of Health, Pilar Mazzetti, warning her “not... Read more

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Family Institute to award local community with most family-friendly policies

Jun 20, 2004

In order to honor the local government or region with the most family-friendly policies, the Institute of Family Policy in... Read more

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Nicaraguan government apologizes for mistreatment of Archbishop of Managua

Jun 20, 2004

The government of Nicaragua has issued an official apology to Cardinal Miguel Obando y Bravo, Archbishop of Managua, after prison... Read more

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New Latin American document recognizes ‘sexual rights’, U.S. concerned

Jun 20, 2004

A document that appears to support abortion was accepted at a Latin American regional meeting in Mexico City last week,... Read more

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Former Boston mayor urges Catholics to become more active in politics

Jun 20, 2004

The former U.S. ambassador to the Vatican launched a voter-education campaign Saturday, backed by Boston Archbishop Sean O'Malley, reported the... Read more

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Homosexual bishop must be replaced to avoid schism, says Anglican leader

Jun 20, 2004

A leading Anglican bishop said Bishop Gene Robinson, the first openly homosexual bishop, must be replaced as bishop of New... Read more

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Texas Newspaper releases report about international cases of priestly sexual misconduct

Jun 20, 2004

Roman Catholic priests were transferred from countries where they have been accused of abusing children even after the abuse scandal... Read more

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Pope moves two auxiliary bishops of Montreal to other Canadian dioceses

Jun 20, 2004

On Saturday, June 19, it was made public that the Holy Father appointed the following two auxiliary bishops from the... Read more

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Pope and new Spanish president affirm desire for dialogue and collaboration

Jun 20, 2004

The Holy Father received the recently elected president of Spain, Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, this morning at the Vatican and... Read more

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U.S. Bishops issue statement on “Catholics in political life”

Jun 17, 2004

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) approved on Friday a statement highlighting that Catholics public officials who dissent... Read more