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Pope sees hope in dialogue between Catholics and Chief Rabbinate

Jan 15, 2004

Pope John Paul II says “the official dialogue established between the Catholic Church and the Chief Rabbinate of Israel is... Read more

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Archbishop warns of “crusade against the faith” by atheists in Argentina

Jan 14, 2004

Archbishop Domingo Castagna of Corrientes, Argentina, is warning that militant atheism “has theoretically and practically infected a growing number of... Read more

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Pope tells visitors: “I love you, too.”

Jan 14, 2004

During this week’s general audience, Pope John Paul II departed from his prepared speech in response to a group of... Read more

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Catholic Charities in Chile to take up national collection for Iranians

Jan 14, 2004

Catholic Charities in Chile will launch this Sunday a national collection in all the parishes of the country in benefit... Read more

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Archbishop of Montreal defends new HIV screening for seminary applicants

Jan 14, 2004

Candidates for the priesthood would not be rejected based on their sexual orientation or the result of a positive HIV... Read more

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Debaters gives up chance to win tournament based on faith and morals

Jan 14, 2004

A Christian college debate team gave up their chance to win a tournament based on their religious beliefs and principles.   Read more

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Gibson 'Passion' to open on 2,000 screens

Jan 14, 2004

Mel Gibson's film, "The Passion of Christ," will be released on almost 2,000 screens in the United States next month. Read more

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Boston archdiocese to offer special training on how to reach out to victims of clergy sexual abuse

Jan 14, 2004

The Archdiocese of Boston will begin to offer special training to help parish priests effectively reach out to victims of... Read more

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Pope urges to fight violence promoting family

Jan 14, 2004

Pope John Paul II condemned this morning terrorism and said that if the society wants to defeat violence, it must... Read more

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Chile needs laws which favor the family and not divorce, says Bishop

Jan 13, 2004

Bishop Héctor Vargas Bastidas of Arica, Chile, says the country needs laws favoring the family and not divorce. Read more

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Population Fund reports half of active population in Spain will be gone in 50 years

Jan 13, 2004

In reference to the growing elderly population of several European countries, the UN Population Fund is reporting that Spain will... Read more

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Vancouver’s new archbishop ‘slightly’ more liberal

Jan 13, 2004

Pope John Paul II announced Jan. 10 that Bishop Raymond Roussin of the Diocese of Victoria will succeed Archbishop Adam... Read more

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Fr. Groeschel in critical condition after Orlando car accident

Jan 13, 2004

Fr. Benedict Groeschel, author, television personality and founder of the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal, is in critical condition in... Read more

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Parishioners devastated by church vandalism, arson

Jan 13, 2004

A small parish of 300 families is still picking up the pieces after vandals tore up prayer books, knocked over... Read more

Pope calls Catholics to imitate Christ as a model, and program to carry out

Jan 13, 2004

Pope John Paul II called on Catholics today to follow Christ “without hesitation” as the model “which we must contemplate... Read more

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Mexican Bishops Conference to review of Bush immigration proposal

Jan 12, 2004

Reacting to the announcement of new immigration policy for the United States by President George Bush, Bishop José Guadalupe Martín... Read more

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Bishop denounces dropping of leaflets by drug traffickers in Colombia

Jan 12, 2004

Bishop Luis Madrid Merlano of Cartago, Colombia, is denouncing the dropping of leaflets in his diocese which include threats to... Read more

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Venezuelan Cardinal calls for country built on “true freedom and democracy.”

Jan 12, 2004

Venezuelan Cardinal Rosalío Castillo Lara is calling on his fellow countrymen to build a country upon “true freedom and democracy,”... Read more

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Pope celebrates anniversary of spiritual classic that inspired his Mariology

Jan 12, 2004

Pope John Paul II marked the 160th anniversary of the publication of "True devotion to Our Lady" by St. Louis-Marie... Read more

Two days in a row, Pope calls for world peace

Jan 12, 2004

Pope John Paul II spoke about peace this morning, just a day after his powerful speech about the world situation. ... Read more