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Archbishop of Quito reminds faithful parish is not NGO

Jun 1, 2005

In a letter published Wednesday, Archbishop Raul Vela of Quito, Ecuador, explained to the faithful that the decision to send... Read more

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Dutch education minister encourages debate on evolution

Jun 1, 2005

The Dutch education minister says it’s time to reopen the debate on the Theory of Evolution. Currently in the Netherlands,... Read more

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Quebec bishops meet with committee on education

Jun 1, 2005

The Quebec bishops met Wednesday with Education Minister Jean-Marc Fournier and a parliamentary committee to discuss a bill, which would... Read more

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Religious community blends art and devotion through creation of liturgical ornaments

Jun 1, 2005

The Fraternas, a religious community of women living in Denver, spend their days like many other religious sisters—they pray, share... Read more

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Archbishop Chaput to serve on international anti-Semitism panel

Jun 1, 2005

Denver Archbishop Charles Chaput is among nine delegates, including New York Governor George Pataki, who have been asked to travel... Read more

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Catholics asked to give to Peter’s Pence this month

Jun 1, 2005

Thanks to the Peter’s Pence Collection, the Holy Father can respond with financial assistance to international emergency situations, such as... Read more

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Abortion providers must be required to report child abuse: Catholic League

Jun 1, 2005

The Catholic League is urging New York legislators to adopt a law that would require abortion providers to report incidents... Read more

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Vatican seminar to discuss history of Christianity and its effects on the modern world

Jun 1, 2005

Tomorrow and Saturday, a number of Europe’s leading historians will gather at the Vatican to discuss the history of Christianity,... Read more

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New bishop installed for Providence, calls for hope and trust in Church

Jun 1, 2005

The new bishop of Providence had a message of hope for the faithful who packed the Cathedral of SS. Peter... Read more

Dignity of man, from conception until natural death, is primary, says Pope

Jun 1, 2005

Today the Vatican released a letter from Pope Benedict XVI, commemorating John Paul’s visit, 25 years ago to UNESCO (the... Read more

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Argentine archbishop: “The Church accepts and promotes organ donation”

May 31, 2005

Marking Argentina’s National Day of Organ Donation, Archbishop Jose Maria Arancedo of Santa Fe said the Church accepts and promotes... Read more

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Forum on “authentic feminism” to take place in Argentina

May 31, 2005

The Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina will hold an international forum entitled, “Women in the thought of John Paul II:... Read more

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Mexican cardinal: no superheroes on ballot in ‘06

May 31, 2005

The Archbishop of Mexico City, Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera, called on the people of Mexico to be realistic regarding the... Read more

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Spain diocese supports protests for marriage and the family

May 31, 2005

The Diocese of Malaga, Spain, has made public its support for a protest scheduled for June 18 in Madrid in... Read more

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Anglican Church to let homosexual clergy ‘marry’… but remain celibate

May 31, 2005

The Church of England has drafted a new proposal that will allow homosexual priests to marry their partners, but they... Read more

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Denver Archbishop remembers slain officer, condemns scapegoating illegal immigrants

May 31, 2005

In a commentary in Denver’s Rocky Mountain News, Archbishop Charles Chaput decried the actions of those who, as he sees... Read more

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Holy Father’s June prayer intentions center on Eucharist, Christian compassion

May 31, 2005

The Vatican today announced Pope Benedict XVI’s general prayer and mission intentions for the month of June, which continue this... Read more

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Pope Benedict: Christ’s humility, love, justice, leads humanity to freedom

May 31, 2005

During his weekly Wednesday audience earlier today, Pope Benedict XVI shared with nearly 23,000 pilgrims, a message of hope: That... Read more

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Supreme Court upholds inmates’ religious liberty rights

May 31, 2005

In a unanimous decision yesterday, the United States Supreme Court upheld the religious liberty rights of prisoners.   Read more

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US oldest bishop greets election of Pope Benedict as good for the future

May 31, 2005

Bishop Aloysius Wycislo is turning 97 on June 17, and from his perspective as the oldest bishop in the United... Read more