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Anti-Catholic resolution prompts lawsuit

Apr 4, 2006

A resolution, condemning Catholic moral teaching on homosexuality and urging San Francisco’s archbishop and Catholic Charities to defy Church directives... Read more

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Indian director raises eyebrows with hopes to cast Paris Hilton as Mother Teresa

Apr 4, 2006

An Indian movie director said he hopes to persuade Paris Hilton to play the role of Mother Teresa in an... Read more

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Bible Society, pastors at odds over ‘Jesus Loves Porn Stars’ cover

Apr 4, 2006

Two California pastors and the American Bible Society are at odds over a cover design the pastors have requested for... Read more

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Past, future World Youth Day leaders gather for first international meeting

Apr 4, 2006

The Vatican has announced that world leaders and organizers of the popular World Youth Day celebrations will gather for their... Read more

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Pope prays for peace in Basque region, illuminated by St. Francis Xavier

Apr 4, 2006

Following his general audience held earlier today at the Vatican, Pope Benedict XVI extended a special greeting to pilgrims from... Read more

Those not in truth break from unity of Christ’s Church, says Pope

Apr 4, 2006

30,000 people were on hand in St. Peter’s Square this morning to hear Pope Benedict XVI as he chided those... Read more

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Cardinal Dziwisz calls for patience in beatification process of John Paul II

Apr 4, 2006

Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz, Archbishop of Krakow and former personal secretary to Pope John Paul II, has called upon faithful to... Read more

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India honors John Paul II with massive new statue

Apr 4, 2006

In order to commemorate the first anniversary of the death of the Servant of God, Pope John Paul II, the... Read more

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Poll shows that majority of Chileans consider religion very important

Apr 4, 2006

More than 60% of Chileans believe religion is “very important” in their lives, according to a recent poll taken by... Read more

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Pro-life groups denounce irregularities in efforts to legalize abortion in Colombia

Apr 4, 2006

The Foundation Futuro Colombia has denounced certain anomalies in the case being argued before the country’s Constitutional Court to legalize... Read more

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Hong Kong diocese to baptize 2,400 catechumens

Apr 3, 2006

The Diocese of Hong Kong will baptize an astounding 2,400 catechumens during this year’s Easter vigil, leaving some wondering if... Read more

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Parish holds memorial for unknown girl

Apr 3, 2006

More than 100 Catholic parishioners in the suburb of Little Village near Chicago gathered Saturday to pray around the grave... Read more

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U.S. Bishops urge national Catholic support for federal marriage amendment

Apr 3, 2006

Bishop William Skylstad, head of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is calling on all bishops across the country to... Read more

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Pope Benedict will preside over Vatican’s Holy Week celebrations

Apr 3, 2006

The Holy See has released its schedule for the celebration of Holy Week and the Easter Triduum this year in... Read more

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Pope Benedict accepts resignation of Cleveland’s Bishop Pilla, elevates Bishop Lennon in place

Apr 3, 2006

Today, the Vatican announced that Pope Benedict XVI has accepted the resignation of Cleveland’s Bishop Anthony M. Pilla, who has... Read more

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U.S. Presbyterian leader claims ‘religious freedom’ exists in Cuba

Apr 3, 2006

During religious services Monday at the first Presbyterian church in Havana, the moderator of the Presbyterian Church USA, Rick Ufford... Read more

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Vatican analyst evaluates pontificates of John Paul II and Benedict XVI

Apr 3, 2006

One year after the death of John Paul II and the beginning of the pontificate of Benedict XVI, Vatican analyst... Read more

Pope Benedict: John Paul II’s faith was authentic, free from fear and compromise

Apr 3, 2006

Yesterday, Pope Benedict XVI gathered with thousands of faithful from around the world in remembering the late John Paul II--a... Read more

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Church fair towards homosexuals, according to Bishop from Quebec

Apr 3, 2006

Bishop Luc Cyr of Valleyfield in Quebec depicted the Church’s behavior towards homosexuals as fair, in reaction to the open... Read more

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Key Dead Sea Scroll debut in Cleveland, part of exhibit which seeks to walk visitors through New Testament

Apr 3, 2006

The Cradle of Christianity exhibit, which opened at the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage in Cleveland April 1, is designed... Read more