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Pope makes plight in favor of Children in distress around the world

Mar 28, 2004

Pope John Paul II centered his Angelus prayer on Sunday on the critical situation of children in the world who... Read more

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Moving testimony of martyrdom in Communist Europe to be released tomorrow

Mar 28, 2004

In an article entitled, "The Gulag Archipelago in Romania: The Story No One Has Told Before," the noted Vatican expert... Read more

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Pope says frequent Confession needed to achieve holiness

Mar 28, 2004

Addressing the participants of a course on the “internal forum” organized by the Tribunal of the Apostolic Penitentiary, Pope John... Read more

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President of Peruvian Bishops Conference says “Morning after pill is unconstitutional”

Mar 25, 2004

The president of the Peruvian Bishops Conference, Bishop Hugo Hugo Garaycoa Hawkins said the abortifacient contraceptive, known as the “morning... Read more

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3-11 is repeated on daily basis in Spain through abortion, pro-lifers say

Mar 25, 2004

Spain “re-lives the effects of 3-11 every day because of abortion, which causes daily the deaths of 200 unborn human... Read more

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Jesuit College hosts VOTF in New Jersey despite Archbishop's opposition

Mar 25, 2004

A Jesuit-run college in New Jersey will host a lay reform group to meet in one of its buildings next... Read more

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Supreme Court defers decision on Church liability in Canada

Mar 25, 2004

The Supreme Court of Canada ruled yesterday that three dozen former altar boys, who sexually abused by a Newfoundland priest,... Read more

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American Life League urges archbishop to ban Kerry

Mar 25, 2004

The American Life League has requested that Archbishop Sean O’Malley of Boston “consider further action” against Senator John F. Kerry... Read more

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Cardinal Secretary of State celebrated Mass for victims of March 11

Mar 25, 2004

Cardinal Angelo Sodano, Vatican’s Secretary of State, presided at a Mass on Friday at St. Mary Major Basilica for the... Read more

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Unborn Victims of Violence Act passed by the Senate

Mar 25, 2004

An important piece of pro-life legislation could be soon signed by President Bush after the Senate passed yesterday the Unborn... Read more

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Bishops must be “fearless prophets,” Pope tells Australian episcopate

Mar 25, 2004

Speaking to a group of bishops from Australia who are in Rome for their “ad limina” visit, Pope John Paul... Read more

“Passion of the Christ” moves man to confess murder

Mar 25, 2004

The Houston Chronicle reported on Thursday that a case of apparent suicide has been ruled a murder after a 21-year-old... Read more

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Congregation revives after all members disappeared under Khmer Rouge

Mar 24, 2004

A Cambodian congregation of sisters, which was wiped out by the Khmer Rouge nearly 30 years ago, was revived last... Read more

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96% of gynecologists in Spain refuse to perform abortions

Mar 24, 2004

According to the pro-life group “Provida,” 96% of gynecologists in Spain’s public hospitals refuse to perform abortions. Read more

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“Passion”: first movie in 34 years for Honduran Cardinal

Mar 24, 2004

According to Catholic radio in Honduras, Cardinal Miguel Obando y Bravo, Archbishop of Managua, Nicaragua, saw “The Passion of the... Read more

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Vatican watcher notes “The Passion of the Christ” has rekindled old Biblical debate

Mar 24, 2004

In his weekly online column, Sandro Magister, renowned Vatican watcher of the Italian weekly “L’Espresso,” says in an analysis of... Read more

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Possible miracle for ‘snowshoe bishop’ gives cause new momentum

Mar 24, 2004

The possibility of a miracle may give new momentum to the cause for the sainthood of Marquette’s first bishop, Frederic... Read more

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Bishop of Oakland rejects running VOTF ad in Catholic paper

Mar 24, 2004

A Catholic publication refused to run an ad about a one-day seminar, sponsored by Voice of the Faithful and the... Read more

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Pope speaks about European Unity after receiving Charlemagne Award

Mar 24, 2004

The city of Aachen (Germany) bestowed upon Pope John Paul II an extraordinary edition of the International Charlemagne Award, a... Read more

Ave Maria University to build one of largest Catholic churches in U.S.

Mar 24, 2004

Ave Maria University announced plans yesterday to build one of the largest Catholic churches in the United States – the... Read more