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Scientists object to therapeutic cloning

Jan 19, 2004

There’s more than moral reason to object to therapeutic cloning, says the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops in the... Read more

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Pope to Muslims: “Peace be with you!”

Jan 19, 2004

“Peace be with you!” were Pope John Paul’s opening words this morning in the Consistory Hall as he welcomed participants,... Read more

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Teaching peace is safest “security policy,” Pope says

Jan 19, 2004

Speaking to members of the General Inspectorate for Public Security at the Vatican, Pope John Paul stressed the need of... Read more

Pope’s reaction to Gibson film still stirs debate

Jan 19, 2004

Articles about who said what to whom continue to make headlines as the debate about what the Pope actually said... Read more

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Church in Spain firmly behind cause for beatification of Queen Isabel

Jan 18, 2004

Since last year the Catholic Church in Spain has been sponsoring a series of activities in support of the cause... Read more

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UN recognizes Catholic Church as “excellent partner” in the struggle against AIDS

Jan 18, 2004

The Vatican news agency Fides has published the recent comments of Desmond Johns, head of the UN’s Department for AIDS... Read more

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Mexican bishops pleased with exoneration of Cardinal Sandoval

Jan 18, 2004

The bishops of Mexico have expressed to President Vicente Fox their satisfaction with the decision by the Attorney General to... Read more

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Cincinnati to have good showing at national March for Life

Jan 18, 2004

The Catholics of the archdiocese of Cincinnati will be well represented at the national March for Life Jan. 22 in... Read more

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Archbishop aims call at some Catholic politicians

Jan 18, 2004

Catholic politicians who support abortion, assisted suicide or any other issues out-of-step with Church teachings on life issues should refrain... Read more

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One million Catholic families urged to take action to uphold traditional marriage

Jan 18, 2004

In anticipation of a vote in the state Legislature on a constitutional amendment regarding same-sex marriage Feb. 11, the state's... Read more

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Pope praises ecumenical progress with Lutherans

Jan 18, 2004

Pope John Paul II expressed his optimism on the dialogue with Lutherans this Monday during the encounter with an ecumenical... Read more

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Division of Christians “a painful trial” the Pope says

Jan 18, 2004

During the recitation of the Angelus last Sunday, Pope John Paul II reflected on the Week of Prayer for Christian... Read more

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At “Reconciliation Concert” Pope calls monotheistic leaders to have courage for peace

Jan 18, 2004

At the end of a concert dedicated to reconciliation among Jews, Christians and Muslims held at the Paul VI Hall... Read more

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Roman Catholic church attacked in Sri Lanka

Jan 15, 2004

An unidentified gang attacked yet another Roman Catholic church yesterday in Katuwana, 30 km south-east of the capital, destroyed statues... Read more

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Salvadoran Archbishop calls for respect in presidential campaign

Jan 15, 2004

In statements to members of the local media, Archbishop Fernando Sáenz Lacalle of San Salvador, El Salvador, called for respect... Read more

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To allow abortion is to give a green light to murder, says Venezuelan bishop

Jan 15, 2004

Archbishop Jorge Urosa Savino of Valencia, Venezuela, is warning that the proposed reform of the country’s penal code which will... Read more

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Gibson says won't be deterred from Passion of the Christ even though it might kill his career

Jan 15, 2004

In exclusive interview on EWTN Global Network, Mel Gibson said he thinks his latest movie, “The Passion of the Christ”,... Read more

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Worship patterns, congregations changing in England

Jan 15, 2004

A recent report by Christian Research indicates that church attendance has dramatically declined in England, but Anglican ministers and Roman... Read more

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St. John of Avila to be declared Doctor of the Church

Jan 15, 2004

Representatives of the Spanish Bishops Conference have announced that the cause to have St. John of Avila declared “Doctor of... Read more

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John Paul II calls on women to take care for mankind

Jan 15, 2004

Pope John Paul II called women to be aware of their true vocation and follow the mission given by God:... Read more