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Russian Patriarch responds to Pope’s gesture, insists on “respect” for Orthodox territories

Aug 30, 2004

The Russian Orthodox Patriarch Alexy II sent a letter to Pope John Paul II thanking him for the handing over... Read more

Cardinal Egan to give official benediction at RNC on Thursday

Aug 30, 2004

The Republican National Convention in New York this week has two things that the Democratic convention a few months ago... Read more

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USCCB regrets NY judge saying partial-birth abortion is 'brutal'… but constitutional

Aug 29, 2004

The USCCB encourages the appeal of a court decision made last week, which found the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act unconstitutional. Read more

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College faculty defend attack on Christian belief as free speech

Aug 29, 2004

The faculty at Black Hawk College in Illinois have come to the defense of a sociology professor's right to free... Read more

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Ad campaign to serve as guide to Catholic voters

Aug 29, 2004

A Catholic apologetics organization is taking out a full-page ad in the country's largest national newspaper tomorrow to tell Catholics... Read more

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Cardinal Bergoglio calls on Argentineans to "never get used to" poverty

Aug 29, 2004

In a recent letter to catechists in Buenos Aires, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, Archbishop of the Argentinean capital, said the... Read more

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Brazilian bishops remind judges that anacephaly babies are persons too

Aug 29, 2004

The Bishops Conference of Brazil has sent a message to the Brazilian Supreme Court reminding the justices that babies suffering... Read more

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Bishop in Venezuela says diocese will work for post-referendum national reconciliation

Aug 29, 2004

Speaking with local reporters, Bishop Mario Moronta of San Cristobal, Venezuela, said "the ministry of reconciliation falls to the Church"... Read more

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Olympian dedicates gold medal to Jesus

Aug 29, 2004

Taekwondo champion Moon Dae Sung dedicated his Olympic gold medal to Jesus after knocking out his opponent in the first... Read more

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Pope prays for persecuted Christians around the world

Aug 29, 2004

Pope John Paul II paid tribute to the martyrs of the faith and to the thousands of Christians around the... Read more

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Pope says Christians must bear witness even to the cost of suffering

Aug 29, 2004

During the Angelus yesterday, Pope John Paul II called on all Christians to be ready to bear witness to the... Read more

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Crowds celebrate anniversary of beloved Mother Teresa

Aug 26, 2004

Hundreds of people streamed by the marble tomb of the beloved Blessed Teresa of Kolkata yesterday to lay gifts of... Read more

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Church providing assistance to thousands of victims of Hurricane Charley in Cuba

Aug 26, 2004

In the wake of Hurricane Charley’s devastating path over Cuba, Jose Felix Perez, spokesman for the Bishops Conference of Cuba,... Read more

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The devil uses euphemisms to deceive people about life and the family, warns Chilean Cardinal

Aug 26, 2004

Cardinal Jorge Medina, ex-Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, warned Chileans that the... Read more

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Unborn with disabilities protected in UN document

Aug 26, 2004

In a victory for advocates of the unborn, the latest draft of a UN document to protect the rights of... Read more

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Killing of Italian hostage condemned by Pope and prime minister

Aug 26, 2004

Pope John Paul II  issued a ''firm condemnation'' of the execution of an Italian hostage, saying he hoped that all... Read more

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Our Lady of Kazan icon arrives in Russia

Aug 26, 2004

The much venerated icon of Our Lady of Kazan has arrived in Moscow on the eve of the Eastern Orthodox... Read more

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Vatican Cardinal says promoters of abortion have no place in the Church

Aug 26, 2004

The President of the Pontifical Council for Health Pastoral Care, Cardinal Javier Lozano Barragan, said this week in Mexico that... Read more

EWTN to release interview: Mel Gibson explains life after “The Passion”

Aug 26, 2004

EWTN announced this Friday that Actor and Academy Award-winning director and producer Mel Gibson sat down with Raymond Arroyo this... Read more

Beatification cause of young Chilean engineer moving ahead

Aug 25, 2004

Mario Hiriart was a young Chilean professional who dedicated his life to the works of the apostolate.  He could be... Read more