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Colombian Guerrilla calls for mediation by the Church, bishops ask for concrete gestures

Feb 8, 2004

Cardinal Pedro Rubiano, Archbishop of Bogotá and President of the Colombian Bishops Conference, responded to the surprising request of the... Read more

CNA

Dallas man rents 20-screen complex to show “Passion” to 6,000 people

Feb 8, 2004

Arch Bonnema, a member of the Dallas-area Prestonwood Baptist Church near Dallas, has decided to involve his family in renting... Read more

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“The Passion of the Christ” to be debuted in Latin America in Peru, Mexico and Argentina

Feb 8, 2004

Officials at Warner Bros/20TH Century Fox have revealed to CNA that Peru, where the conglomerate has distribution rights, will be... Read more

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Catholic Church still rebuts BBC on anti-Catholic coverage

Feb 8, 2004

The controller of BBC Scotland defended the broadcaster’s coverage of the Catholic Church yesterday after Archbishop Mario Conti of Glasgow... Read more

CNA

Gibson explains the ‘Passion’ to churchgoers via satellite

Feb 8, 2004

Mel Gibson spoke with thousands of churchgoers, after screenings of his film “The Passion of the Christ” Feb. 7, and... Read more

CNA

States must protect rights of monogamous, heterosexual marriage, Vatican says at UN 

Feb 8, 2004

The Holy See Permanent Observer to the United Nations Archbishop Celestino Migliore, spoke last Saturday on the role of the... Read more

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Pontifical Academy for Life to remember memorable French pro-lifer

Feb 8, 2004

The Pontifical Academy for Life will celebrate the 10th Anniversary of its foundation by Pope John Paul II by honoring... Read more

CNA

Pope recalls Lourdes, 150th Anniversary of Dogma of Immaculate Conception

Feb 8, 2004

Addressing the pilgrims gathered in St. Peter's Square for the Angelus on Sunday, Pope John Paul meditated upon the coming... Read more

CNA

Archbishop O’Malley headed rally for traditional marriage

Feb 8, 2004

About 2,000 people came out to a rally yesterday to support a state constitutional amendment that will maintain the traditional... Read more

Reform of the UN is a “moral obligation,” Pope says

Feb 8, 2004

On Saturday, Pope John Paul II welcomed at the Vatican Julian Robert Hunte, President of the 58th General Assembly of... Read more

CNA

Canadian Catholic farmer takes his case against Monsanto to the Supreme Court

Feb 5, 2004

It’s now up to the Supreme Court of Canada to decide whether a Saskatchewan farmer violated the patent rights of... Read more

CNA

Mass. ruling expected to create push for Marriage Protection Amendment in Illinois

Feb 5, 2004

A decision by the Massachusetts court this week, which upheld homosexuals’ right to marriage, has strengthened the resolve in Illinois... Read more

CNA

Washburn University sculpture leads to Catholic reaction

Feb 5, 2004

Wichita Catholic high schools announced this week that they are no longer welcoming Washburn University admissions officers on their campuses... Read more

CNA

Actress who plays Mary speaks of filming ‘The Passion’

Feb 5, 2004

In a recent interview with the Associated Press, actress Maia Morgenstern said she was pregnant for her role as Mary... Read more

CNA

Priestly sexual misconduct must be prevented at seminaries, Pope says

Feb 5, 2004

In a long speech addressed to members of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, headed by Cardinal Joseph... Read more

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Pope stresses the need to recover natural law

Feb 5, 2004

Speaking to the members of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, headed by Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, Pope John... Read more

Catholics must accept and live fullness of Catholic doctrine, Pope says

Feb 5, 2004

Addressing members of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith headed by Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, Pope John Paul said... Read more

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Bishops say Argentinean government should enforce Constitution and oppose abortion

Feb 4, 2004

The Bishops Conference of Argentina has published a document calling attention to the protection the country’s Constitution grants to the... Read more

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Cubans establish prison ministry to assist political prisoners

Feb 4, 2004

A parish in the Cuban city of Güines has established a prison ministry to assist political prisoners in the region,... Read more

CNA

Italian referee leaves professional basketball to become missionary

Feb 4, 2004

At 28 years of age, Simone Strozzi had a successful career as a referee for Series A Italian Basketball, the... Read more