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Moving ‘Ninth Day’, depicts often ignored Nazi abuse of Catholics

Jul 14, 2005

Along side of the millions of Jews, horrifically murdered in the Nazi concentration camps of World War II, were an... Read more

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New Fort Worth bishop reflects upon sudden death of predecessor

Jul 14, 2005

It was a mix of happiness and sorrow at the ordination Wednesday of Fort Worth’s third bishop. Bishop Kevin Vann... Read more

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Anglican bishop suspends priest opposed to ordination of gays

Jul 14, 2005

The Episcopalian bishop of the Diocese of Connecticut has suspended a priest who disagreed with his support of an openly... Read more

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US first lady donates $500,000 to Catholic AIDS program

Jul 14, 2005

The United States first lady, Laura Bush, pledged $500,000 to support a Catholic program in Tanzania that provides support to... Read more

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Italian Bishop murdered in Kenya; police, Vatican still asking why?

Jul 14, 2005

The Vatican has announced that Bishop Luigi Locati, Apostolic vicar of Isiolo (Kenya)  was shot dead as he returned home... Read more

Pope Benedict reveals new style in first three months of Pontificate, says analyst

Jul 14, 2005

In a column published Friday by the Italian online magazine L’Espresso Vatican analyst Sandro Magister notes that, three months after... Read more

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Registration for meeting between seminarians and Pope extended to end of July

Jul 13, 2005

Seminarians from around the world have until the end of July to register for a special meeting with Pope during... Read more

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Archbishop warns of danger of totalitarianism of Spanish government

Jul 13, 2005

The Vice President of the Bishops’ Conference of Spain, Archbishop Antonio Cañizares Llovera of Toledo, denounced the educational policy of... Read more

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Venezuelan bishops call for defense of human life through dialogue

Jul 13, 2005

The Bishops’ Conference of Venezuela concluded its Plenary Assembly this week with a call to engage in dialogue to defend... Read more

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Society will pay for homosexual “marriage,” bishop warns

Jul 13, 2005

Bishop Juan Jose Asenjo of Cordoba, Spain, warned this week that society “will end up sooner or later paying for... Read more

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Nuncio explains Vatican’s swift tsunami relief, says opportunity for development mustn’t be squandered

Jul 13, 2005

During a speech to the United Nations Economic and Social Council yesterday, the Vatican’s Archbishop Celestino Migliore stressed that the... Read more

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Terri Schiavo’s parents to speak at Catholic family conference

Jul 13, 2005

Following a heartbreaking battle to save the life of their brain-damaged daughter last spring, Bob and Mary Schindler, parents of... Read more

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More than 6,200 Canadian youth register for WYD

Jul 13, 2005

With only 33 days to go, Canadian Catholics are geared up for World Youth Day 2005.  Read more

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Conference to tackle new president/principal model for Catholic schools

Jul 13, 2005

Catholic high school principals and presidents will gather for a weeklong conference, July 18-22, to acquire more knowledge and skills... Read more

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Wyoming Catholic College is a go

Jul 13, 2005

A $2-million land donation has made it possible to realize Wyoming’s first Catholic college. Wyoming Catholic College will begin accepting... Read more

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Pro-life group condemns Illinois governor’s embryonic stem-cell research fund

Jul 13, 2005

The Illinois Family Institute condemned Gov. Rod Blagojevich's decision to create a public fund that will support embryonic stem-cell research.  Read more

Pope joins Londoners in two minutes of silence honoring bombing victims

Jul 13, 2005

Pope Benedict XVI joined millions of Londoners today who, during the morning commute observed two minutes of silence to mark... Read more

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Catholics should engage in civil disobedience against anti-life legislation

Jul 12, 2005

The President of the Committee on Missions of the Bishops’ Conference of Mexico, Bishop Florencio Olvera Ochoa of Cuernavaca, said... Read more

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Man loses his way without God, says Madrid cardinal

Jul 12, 2005

The Archbishop of Madrid, Caridnal Antonio Maria Rouco Varela, said this week that in his search for happiness man loses... Read more

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Venezuelan bishops reiterate rejection of proposal to allow abortion

Jul 12, 2005

Archbishop Baltazar Porras Cardozo of Merida and president of the Bishops’ Conference of Venezuela, reiterated this past week the Church’s... Read more