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Eucharist is source of conversion for secular culture, nourishment for the persecuted and suffering, say bishops

Oct 6, 2005

243 bishops participated in Thursday afternoon's seventh meeting of the 11th General Synod of Bishops taking place in Rome this... Read more

Catholic politicians and communion: Cardinal says that Gospel, Church Magesterium must be accepted to receive

Oct 6, 2005

Speaking this morning to 245 gathered prelates at the 11th General Synod of Bishops, Cardinal Alfonzo Lopez Trujillo, President of... Read more

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UK Bishops publish useful guide on Scripture

Oct 5, 2005

The Bishops of England and Wales, together with the Bishops of Scotland, have recently issued a teaching document The Gift... Read more

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Panama’s congress considers legalization of homosexuality

Oct 5, 2005

The Legislative Assembly in Panama has agreed to consider a proposal that would not only penalize discrimination on the basis... Read more

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Brazilian women unite against government’s anti-life policies

Oct 5, 2005

In preparations to mark the “Defense of Life Week” in Brazil, the National Association of Pro-life Women (NAPW) has issued... Read more

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Mexican bishop calls for building up of common good

Oct 5, 2005

During the inauguration of the National Conference of Social Ministry in Mexico, Archbishop Sergio Obeso of Xalapa called on Mexicans... Read more

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Argentine archbishop warns of spread of abortion mentality

Oct 5, 2005

Archbishop Hector Aguer of La Plata, Argentina, warned this week of an increasingly widespread abortion mentality in the country that... Read more

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'Saved By Priest and his catholic faith' says Hollywood actor Mickey Rourke

Oct 5, 2005

Hollywood star Mickey Rourke insists his strong commitment to Roman Catholicism has saved him from slipping back into his formerly... Read more

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Church to fund adult stem-cell research in South Korea

Oct 5, 2005

The Archdiocese of Seoul announced Wednesday that it will donate 10 billion won (about US$9.6 million) to a committee that... Read more

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Texas bishops urge Texans to vote against same-sex unions

Oct 5, 2005

The Catholic bishops of Texas are urging all Texans to vote Nov. 8 in favor of an amendment to the... Read more

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US bishops urge for passage of bill that ensure fair treatment of captured combatants

Oct 5, 2005

Combating terrorism remains a government priority, but respect for human dignity should not be undermined in the process, says the... Read more

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Catholic leaders urge quick passage of vital health-care bill for Katrina survivors

Oct 5, 2005

The United States bishops, Catholic Charities USA, and the Catholic Health Association are urging senators to quickly pass crucial legislation... Read more

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Head of Human Life International blasts, others still skeptical of would-be Justice Miers

Oct 5, 2005

Fr. Thomas Euteneuer, head of the group Human Life International offered some of the harshest criticism yet today, in the... Read more

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Married men to be ordained? Not a solution says Cardinal Simonis

Oct 5, 2005

Some prelates expressed grave concern over a lack of priests in their various parts of the world, resulting in a... Read more

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Bishops debate proper respect for Eucharist

Oct 5, 2005

243 bishops assembled this morning for the 6th meeting of the 11th General Synod of Bishops being held this week... Read more

Eucharist is antidote for culture of death, say bishops

Oct 5, 2005

As the 11th General Synod of bishops continued their fourth day of meetings yesterday in Rome, the idea of the... Read more

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Vatican, Czech agreement moves closer to ratification, seeks to reform religious freedom laws, solve questions of siezed Catholic property

Oct 4, 2005

The Vatican has announced that Cyril Svoboda, foreign minister of the Czech Republic, visited with Archbishop Giovanni Lajolo, the Holy... Read more

Pope says liturgy is place where God and man meet, encourages rejection of modern forms of idolatry

Oct 4, 2005

As Pope Benedict continued his weekly catechesis on the Psalms earlier today, he told a crowd of nearly 50,000 that,... Read more

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Vatican official says resolution to issue of religious freedom in Turkey urgent

Oct 4, 2005

Speaking to the Italian daily La Repubblica, the President of the Pontifical Council for Culture, Cardinal Paul Poupard, said a... Read more

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Young people organize concert in Denver to aid victims of Katrina

Oct 4, 2005

In an effort to reach out to those affected by the devastating storms the south in the last several weeks,... Read more