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Book on John Paul II, the Pope that changed the world, is published

Feb 26, 2004

George Bush, senior, ex-Soviet leader Mikail Gorbachov and ex-president of Italy Francesco Cossiga are but a few of the figures... Read more

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Catholic Charities warns two million Haitians are in danger of starvation

Feb 26, 2004

The Director of Catholic Charities in Haiti, Wilnus Tilus, is warning the international community about the alarming risk to food... Read more

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“Deafness to the voice of God” is the problem of our age, says Cardinal Ratzinger

Feb 26, 2004

In an interview with the Itailian daily, “Il Tempo,” Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of... Read more

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‘Confessional on wheels’ to tour Central Europe

Feb 26, 2004

Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) Germany has prepared a “mobile confessional” in an effort to re-awaken enthusiasm for... Read more

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Harvard law professor says same-sex marriage not about civil rights, but special preference

Feb 26, 2004

A Catholic Harvard University law professor says all U.S. citizens should welcome President George W. Bush’s endorsement of a constitutional... Read more

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Anglican chancellor and scholar to retire, convert to Catholicism

Feb 26, 2004

Canon Edward Norman, the chancellor of York Minster Cathedral and a leading Anglican scholar, has announced that he is converting... Read more

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Pope calls on Bosnia-Herzegovina to resolve problems of local populations

Feb 26, 2004

Pope John Paul II called on Bosnians this morning to take up “the path of peace and justice,” and create... Read more

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John Paul II mourns President of Macedonia

Feb 26, 2004

The Holy Father sent a telegram of condolence to the authorities of Macedonia upon the death of Boris Trajkovski, President... Read more

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Christian values not politics bond Europe, the Pope says

Feb 26, 2004

Pope John Paul II said today that it is not economic or political interests, or alliances of convenience, that forge... Read more

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Website launches campaign to stop legalization of abortion in Portugual

Feb 25, 2004

The Spanish website HazteOir.org ("Make your voice heard") has launched a massive email campaign to prevent the legalization of abortion... Read more

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The Church does not have an ideology, but rather lives the Gospel, says Archbishop of Seville

Feb 25, 2004

Cardinal Carlos Amigo Vallejo, Archbishop of Seville, said this week the Church "does not have an ideology" but rather "the... Read more

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Bishop of Chiapas calls on Mexicans to open hearts to change

Feb 25, 2004

Bishop Felipe Arizmendi of San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico, issued a fervent message to mark the beginning of Lent,... Read more

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Diocese seeks dismissal of lawsuit that alleges discrimination

Feb 25, 2004

The Diocese of Fargo has requested that a discrimination lawsuit, filed by a former employee, be dismissed on the basis... Read more

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Georgetown University defends use of cell lines from aborted fetuses

Feb 25, 2004

Georgetown University is defending its research practices after a review revealed that its Medical Center is using cell lines derived... Read more

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Moviegoers react to Gibson film

Feb 25, 2004

The film is out and reactions are pouring in. Mel Gibson’s “The Passion of The Christ” was finally released in... Read more

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John Paul II recalls centrality of families in the Church

Feb 25, 2004

Pope John Paul II stressed today that “recognizing the centrality of the family in God’s plan for man and therefore,... Read more

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Study says religious indifference prevalent among Spanish youth

Feb 24, 2004

A report by the Santa María Foundation revealed that the majority of young people in Spain are “indifferent” to religion. Read more

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Church in Cuba says goodbye to Bishop Riverón

Feb 24, 2004

After the Mass of Requiem celebrated by Cardinal Jaime Ortega in the Archdiocesan Cathedral, thousands of faithful paid their last... Read more

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Court cancels oral arguments in Roe V. Wade consideration

Feb 24, 2004

A federal appeals court canceled oral arguments on a motion to reconsider the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision in Roe... Read more

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U.S. President calls on Congress to enact amendment to protect marriage

Feb 24, 2004

President George W. Bush called upon the Congress to promptly pass an amendment to the United States Constitution, defining and... Read more