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Archbishop of Valencia: Government must respect common good and not impose on majority

May 15, 2005

Archbishop Agustin Garcia-Gasco of Valencia, Spain, warned this week that “radicalism and the harsh imposition of policies is intolerable” in... Read more

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Archbishop O'Malley's father dies

May 15, 2005

Archbishop Sean O'Malley's father, Theodore O'Malley, died Saturday in Deerfield Beach, Fla.; he was 89. Read more

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Cardinal Lopez Trujillo: no room for improvisation in defense of life

May 15, 2005

The president of the Pontifical Council for the Family, Cardinal Alfonso Lopez Trujillo warned last week that “current circumstances in... Read more

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Rainbow Sash group denied Communion at St. Paul Cathedral

May 15, 2005

The archbishop of St. Paul refused to have the Eucharist become a sign of protest. As a result, more than... Read more

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Vatican letter to Buddhists urges sincerity, mutual respect, dialogue

May 15, 2005

Earlier today, the Vatican publicized a Message sent by the Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue to Buddhists who will celebrate... Read more

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Pope to close Eucharistic Conference, confirms Cardinal Ruini as special envoy

May 15, 2005

The Vatican announced today that Pope Benedict XVI has confirmed a nomination made by the late John Paul II, of... Read more

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Pope says new Blesseds ‘help us to understand the value of our Christian vocation’

May 15, 2005

Pope Benedict XVI this morning, greeted pilgrims who had traveled to Rome for this weekend’s beatification of Mothers Ascension del... Read more

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Cardinal declares two new Blessed, one American, calls them ‘masterpieces of the Spirit’

May 15, 2005

On Saturday, Cardinal Jose Saraiva Martins C.M.F., prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, presided at the much... Read more

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Pope ordains 21 new priests, urges them to always be drawn back to the Eucharist

May 15, 2005

Yesterday, on the Solemnity of Pentecost, Pope Benedict XVI ordained 21 new priests for the Diocese of Rome and encouraged... Read more

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Tardy Pope stresses connection between institution and Spirit during noontime remarks

May 15, 2005

Yesterday, a 20-minute late Pope Benedict greeted some 40,000 pilgrims gathered in St. Peter’s Square for the noontime Regina Coeli... Read more

President Bush to speak at second national Catholic Prayer Breakfast

May 15, 2005

President George W. Bush will speak to the second Annual National Catholic Prayer Breakfast May 20 at the Hilton Washington. Read more

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New California organization to assist in work of post-abortion recovery

May 12, 2005

A new organization has dedicated itself to providing training for post-abortion counseling and creating an international network of abortion-recovery programs. Read more

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EWTN youth program from Rome on video

May 12, 2005

A popular episode of EWTN’s youth program, Life on the Rock, taped in Rome, is now available on video. Read more

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Sexism, racism, real roots of filibusters, says women’s group

May 12, 2005

The Washington-based group, Concerned Women for America (CWA), is calling some Democrat’s filibustering of President Bush’s judicial nominees a blatant... Read more

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Rainbow Sashers plan nationwide protest calling Pope Benedict ‘liar, homophobe’

May 12, 2005

Last week, Archbishop Harry Flynn of St. Paul-Minneapolis took a stand against what he saw as the Eucharist becoming a... Read more

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Youth put in good showing at National March for Life in Canada

May 12, 2005

Canadians turned out in the thousands to demand an end to abortion at the National March for Life yesterday and... Read more

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Catholics, Anglicans produce joint document on Mary

May 12, 2005

In a joint statement, the Vatican’s Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity and the Anglican Communion Office announced today that... Read more

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Catholic family camp gears up for summer

May 12, 2005

Catholic Familyland is gearing up for its annual summer events. Read more

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Archbishop refuses to attend ceremony honoring pro-abortion politicians

May 12, 2005

Archbishop Alfred Hughes of New Orleans has refused to attend Loyola University’s commencement ceremony because the institution has chosen to... Read more

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WYD 2005 awaits Pope “Mozart of Theology,” Cologne’s Cardinal says

May 12, 2005

In an interview with the Spanish daily “La Razon,” the Archbishop of Cologne, Cardinal Joachim Meisner, said that with the... Read more