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“They Haven’t Been Able To Destroy The Letter From God,” Says L’Osservatore Romano About Pope

Oct 16, 2003

In an emotional front-page editorial of a special edition of L’Osservatore Romano published this Thursday on the 25th Anniversary of... Read more

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Protestant Journalist Claims John Paul Is 'His' Pope

Oct 16, 2003

The Lutheran religion editor of United Press International claims that John Paul II, who shared his faith and values around... Read more

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The U.S. Is Better Because Of John Paul II: Bush

Oct 16, 2003

The United States is better because of the pope's wisdom, guidance and faith, said U.S. President George W. Bush in... Read more

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God Wants Me To Stay On: Pope

Oct 16, 2003

John Paul II told tens of thousands of people gathered in St. Peter's Square for his 25th-anniversary mass that God... Read more

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Italian President Will Address The Nation On Papal Anniversary

Oct 15, 2003

In an unprecedented gesture of appreciation, the President of Italy, Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, will congratulate Pope John Paul II on... Read more

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Holy Father Proposes Dialogue To Resolve Chaos In Bolivia

Oct 15, 2003

At the conclusion of his general audience yesterday, Pope John Paul called for "civil dialogue" and "reasonable solutions" to resolve... Read more

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Congress Of Cardinals: The Pope Teaches Us To Follow Christ In Difficult Times

Oct 15, 2003

Close to 200 Cardinals from around are gathering in Rome this week to take part in a Congress on the... Read more

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Pope Signs New Document On Ministry Of Bishops

Oct 15, 2003

On the anniversary of his pontificate, Pope John Paul II signed a new document on the ministry of bishops and... Read more

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“In the name of God, stop the violence,” Bishop exhorts Bolivians

Oct 15, 2003

The Bishop of El Alto, Bolivia, Jesús Juárez, has called on authorities and citizens involved in the unrest that has... Read more

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Church in Colombia laments lack of response from ELN on hostage negotiations

Oct 15, 2003

Bishop Ugo Puccini of the Diocese of Santa Marta in Columbia and one of a three-member commission created at the... Read more

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Vespers Are Perfect Expression Of Praise: Pope

Oct 15, 2003

The evening vespers are a prayer, which expresses the trust that we have in God and which reminds us to... Read more

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Cardinal Suggests Health Warning on Condom Packets

Oct 15, 2003

Condom packages should carry a health warning similar to that printed on cigarette packets, Alfonso Cardinal Trujillo told the AFP... Read more

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Vatican Museums and Italian Newspaper Join In Pontifical Celebrations

Oct 14, 2003

As part of the celebrations of the 25th Anniversary of John Paul II’s Pontificate and the beatification of Mother Teresa... Read more

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Homeless Will Be Guests of Honor at Beatification of Mother Teresa

Oct 14, 2003

This Sunday, October 19, 2,000 homeless people from Rome, accompanied by 1,000 members of the Missionaries of Charity, will be... Read more

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Pope Not Resigning Any Time Soon

Oct 14, 2003

Pope John Paul II still can carry out his mission and shows no sign of resigning, several cardinals told media... Read more

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First Catholic Encyclopedia in Russian

Oct 13, 2003

The first Catholic Encyclopedia in Russian was launched Oct. 9 at the Frankfurt international book fair by Franciscan Publishers (Moscow). Read more

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Gibson's 'Passion' a Hit on the Internet

Oct 13, 2003

Moviegoers are so eager to see Mel Gibson's movie about Jesus that they've been crashing Web sites in their search... Read more

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Book on Pope's Philosophical Works Hits Shelves

Oct 13, 2003

The first collection of all of Karol Wojtila’s essays was launched at the Holy See Press Office yesterday. The 1,600-page... Read more

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Pope Continues to Count on Youth

Oct 13, 2003

Pope John Paul II thanked the Catholic youth of the world yesterday for always having been close to him during... Read more

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Lateran University inaugurates “Karol Wojtyla Course”

Oct 13, 2003

As a part of the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Pontificate of Pope John Paul II, which takes... Read more