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Vatican observer: Bush brought “gift” of alliance between Evangelicals and Catholics in US

Jun 6, 2004

This Monday, Vatican observer Sandro Magister is publishing an analysis on the “realignment” of religious forces in the US, pointing... Read more

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Father of two, former businessman and librarian become priests in Fargo

Jun 6, 2004

The bishop of Fargo urged his three new priests Saturday not to be afraid to proclaim the truth of the... Read more

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Denying Communion ‘painful’ but necessary to ‘protect the sacraments,’ says Cardinal George

Jun 6, 2004

Denying someone Communion is a painful thing to do, however the sacraments must be protected and cannot be manipulated by... Read more

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Switzerland to normalize diplomatic ties with the Vatican after Pope's visit

Jun 6, 2004

During Pope John Paul II's visit to Switzerland this past weekend, the President of the Swiss Confederation, Joseph Deiss,  formally... Read more

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Pope calls Swiss Catholics and Immigrant Catholic communities to renew the Church's mission

Jun 6, 2004

Yesterday, during the second day of his third Apostolic visit to Switzerland, Pope John Paul II gathered with some 70,000... Read more

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Pope challenged Swiss youth to "rise up" and accept God's call to family, priestly or consecrated life

Jun 6, 2004

In a festive meeting with 10,000 Swiss youth gathered at the Ice Palace in Bern's Expo Center, Pope John Paul... Read more

Pope pays tribute to Ronald Reagan and his role that "changed the lives of millions"

Jun 6, 2004

On the second day of a 32-hour pilgrimage to Switzerland, John Paul learned of Reagan's death with "sadness" and immediately... Read more

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Bishop supports Chilean Supreme Court decision to deny lesbian judge custody of children

Jun 3, 2004

The Secretary General of the Bishops Conference of Chile, Bishop Manuel Camilo Vial, expressed his support this week for the... Read more

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Cardinal points to role of media in combating of sects in Brazil

Jun 3, 2004

Cardinal Eusebio Scheid of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, said this week the media have in important role to play in... Read more

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Grey Nuns in Canada sell motherhouse for $18 million

Jun 3, 2004

The Sisters of Charity of Montreal, commonly known as the Grey Nuns, have sold their downtown motherhouse to Concordia University... Read more

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Private high school celebrates 150 years of Catholic education in Canada

Jun 3, 2004

One of North America’s oldest Catholic high schools has launched its 150th anniversary celebrations. Read more

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Catholic schools in Newark could be merged or closed

Jun 3, 2004

The Archdiocese of Newark has decided to close or merge some of its 170 Catholic schools in the next few... Read more

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Population Research Institute expands, joins in founding Family Life International

Jun 3, 2004

Population Research International (PRI) has joined with other pro-life groups to form a new worldwide pro-life organization, called Family Life... Read more

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Catholic University of America refuses NAACP Chapter, citing stand on abortion

Jun 3, 2004

Catholic University of America has blocked a student from starting a chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of... Read more

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President Bush presents Pope the Medal of Freedom

Jun 3, 2004

President George W. Bush presented the Medal of Freedom to Pope John Paul II  during their meeting at the Vatican... Read more

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Pope warns US bishops on the growing split between Gospel and Culture

Jun 3, 2004

Addressing the Bishops from Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico and western Texas today, the Holy Father today reaffirmed the... Read more

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Pope commends Bush for defending values, presses him on Iraq and the Middle East

Jun 3, 2004

Pope John Paul II received President George W. Bush for the third time on Friday morning at the Vatican, and... Read more

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Nobel laureate says “improvement” of human species will not come through genetic manipulation

Jun 2, 2004

Sydney Brenner, biologist and winner of the 2002 Nobel Peace Prize for Medicine, says many of the current attempts to... Read more

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Catholic Charities of Haiti calling for assistance for flood victims

Jun 2, 2004

Catholic Charities of Haiti has sent a request for funds to the international network of Catholic Charities in order to... Read more

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Islam worse threat than Communism, says Sudanese bishop

Jun 2, 2004

In a revealing interview with the Italian daily, “Il Giornale,” Bishop of Cesare Mazzolari of Rumbek, Sudan, said the Islam... Read more