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2005 World Synod of Bishops to focus on the Eucharist

Feb 11, 2004

The Vatican Press Office has announced that Pope John Paul has announced that the next Ordinary General Assembly of the... Read more

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Pope ask Iranian leader to safeguard inalienable rights

Feb 11, 2004

John Paul II today received Kamal Kharrazi, foreign minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran, encouraging him to protect the... Read more

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Pope wishes Colombian President moral, material reconstruction for Colombia

Feb 11, 2004

In welcoming Colombian President Alvaro Uribe Velez to the Vatican today, Pope John Paul II told him he hopes for... Read more

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Holy Land needs reconciliation, not walls, Pope says

Feb 11, 2004

During a meeting with Ahmed Qurei, Prime minister of the Palestinian National Authority, Pope John Paul said today that the... Read more

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National media mistreating Mexican bishops for their pro-life stance, says Archdiocese of Mexico

Feb 10, 2004

The Archdiocese of Mexico’s weekly newspaper is denouncing the national media’s mistreatment of the Mexican bishops for their defense of... Read more

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Approved miracle of Father Hurtado paves way for canonization this year

Feb 10, 2004

Chile is celebrating the approval of a new miracle attributed to the intercession of Blessed Alberto Hurtado, who could be... Read more

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To forget Christian roots of Europe is “avoid who we are” says Spanish Cardinal

Feb 10, 2004

Speaking at a conference at the University of Cordoba, Spain, the Archbishop of Seville, Cardinal Carlos Amigo Vallejo, said that... Read more

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Media study calculates more than 1,300 priests were accused of sexual abuse since 1950

Feb 10, 2004

Just two weeks before the release of an unprecedented national report on clergy sexual abuse in the U.S. Church, the... Read more

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Two Catholic ministries launch ‘Catholic Passion Outreach’

Feb 10, 2004

A Catholic publisher and a Catholic Internet portal have teamed up to launch an outreach to promote and respond to... Read more

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World Day of Sick recalls meaning of life, connection to Lourdes: Pope

Feb 10, 2004

It is a great act of love to take care of those who suffer, said Pope John Paul II today... Read more

Pope appoints two Eastern European Archbishops to key roles in the Roman Curia

Feb 10, 2004

Pope John Paul II appointed to Eastern European Archbishops to key roles in the Roman Curia. The Pope accepted the... Read more

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Abortion organizations in Perú demand Health Minister suspend “defense of life”

Feb 9, 2004

In a revealing letter addressed to Peru’s Health Minister, Alvaro Vida Rivadeneyra, a group of feminist and abortion organizations have... Read more

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Poll reveals Church is the most trustworthy organization in Venezuela

Feb 9, 2004

According to a national poll carried out during October and September of 2003 by researchers at the Simón Bolívar University,... Read more

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Mexican bishops to propose sex-ed based on chastity

Feb 9, 2004

The Bishops Conference of Mexico has announced that it will soon issue a program which will allow for the education... Read more

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'Popetown' cartoon may be too controversial for broadcast BBC admits

Feb 9, 2004

Sources connected with the BBC say that Popetown may be too controversial to be broadcast after thousands of viewers complained... Read more

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‘The Passion’ should not affect Jewish-Catholic relations, says Archbishop Chaput

Feb 9, 2004

Members of the Jewish and Catholic faith have the right to differ over “The Passion of the Christ” but that... Read more

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The Vatican celebrates 75 years of recovering sovereign status

Feb 9, 2004

Tomorrow is a holiday in the Vatican as this tiny city-state celebrates the 75th anniversary of the signing of the... Read more

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Pope appoints new Bishop for Portland, Maine

Feb 9, 2004

Pope John Paul II appointed as the new Bishop of Portland, Maine, the Most Reverend Richard Joseph Malone, Auxiliary of... Read more

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Vatican announces seven canonizations, including pro-life mother

Feb 9, 2004

The Vatican press office announced that on Thursday, February 19, an Ordinary Public Consistory will be held to announce the... Read more

Synthesis of Catechism of the Catholic Church ready for review

Feb 9, 2004

The first draft of a summary of the Catechism of the Catholic Church, which hundreds of bishops around the world... Read more