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St. Louis Polish community seeks new home

Mar 10, 2005

Members of St. Louis’ Polish community are looking forward toward a new parish home following a year-long dispute between the... Read more

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Franciscan Friars praying to Archbishop Sheen for miracle for Schiavo

Mar 10, 2005

While pro-life supporters nationwide fight for the life of brain-damaged Terri Schiavo, whose feeding tube is scheduled to be removed... Read more

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The Passion Recut hits theaters today

Mar 10, 2005

Theaters nationwide today will begin showing an edited version of Mel Gibson’s blockbuster hit, The Passion of the Christ, which... Read more

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Priestly formation must lead to understanding of ‘spiritual fatherhood’, says bishop

Mar 10, 2005

Bishops and priests are called to be “true spiritual fathers” to the faithful, but there are important cultural factors and... Read more

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Vatican unveils project bringing together Science and Theology

Mar 10, 2005

Earlier today, the findings of one of the most prestigious current research programs on the relationship between science, philosophy and... Read more

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Pope stresses need to reject anti-life campaigns to Tanzanian bishops

Mar 10, 2005

In a message to visiting Tanzanian Bishops, made public by the Vatican today, Pope John Paul highlighted the great importance... Read more

US bishops issue statement on Terri Schiavo, urge continued treatment

Mar 10, 2005

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops have issued their long-awaited statement on the case of Terri Schindler Schiavo in support... Read more

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Skip referendum on assisted fertilization, say Italian bishops

Mar 9, 2005

The president of the Bishops Conference of Italy, Cardinal Camillo Ruini, is promoting the creation of a civic committee that... Read more

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Church in Colombia target of violence in last 20 years

Mar 9, 2005

The Bishops Conference of Colombia is reporting that during the last 20 years, 65 priests and religious have been murdered... Read more

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Pope tells Senegal: remain united with bishops; continue seeking peace

Mar 9, 2005

This morning, Pope John Paul welcomed Felix Oudiane, Senegal’s new ambassador, to the Vatican, noting that country’s commitment to “seeking... Read more

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Pro-life leader reveals latest efforts of pro-abortion movement to defeat pro-lifers

Mar 9, 2005

With a recent shift in public opinion that seems to have placed pro-lifers in a more positive light, pro-life leader... Read more

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Australian Catholic college cancels talk by “pre-Christian” scholar

Mar 9, 2005

An Australian Catholic college cancelled a lecture by “pre-Christian” feminist theologian Carol Christ Saturday, reported the Sidney Morning Herald.  Read more

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Gibson plans new movie about Fatima

Mar 9, 2005

After the huge success of The Passion of the Christ Braveheart star, Mel Gibson will soon release a film about... Read more

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First California church abuse cases set for trial

Mar 9, 2005

Two California dioceses are scheduled to go to trial March 14 for cases of alleged sexual abuse by priests.  Read more

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Pro-life community inflamed by ‘Day of Appreciation for Abortion Providers’

Mar 9, 2005

According to pro-abortion supporters, today is the “National Day of Appreciation for Abortion Providers”, a day they say, to recognize... Read more

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NY bishops support tax credits for families to save Catholic schools

Mar 9, 2005

The New York Catholic Conference is supporting a bill in the state Senate that would provide income-tax credits of up... Read more

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Archbishop Chaput decries death penalty

Mar 9, 2005

On Wednesday, Denver’s Archbishop Charles Chaput praised a recent Supreme Court decision which bans the use of the death penalty... Read more

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Bishops’ spokesperson hails UN declaration against human cloning

Mar 9, 2005

The United Nations declaration against all forms of human cloning, including therapeutic cloning, “is a powerful statement in favor of... Read more

Vatican confirms, Pope will return for Holy Week

Mar 9, 2005

In a statement this morning, Holy See Press Office Director Joaquin Navarro-Valls confirmed hopes that Pope John Paul II will... Read more

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Pro-life supporters, Terri’s brother hopeful about new legislation aimed at saving Schiavo

Mar 8, 2005

Yesterday, U.S. Representative Dave Weldon (R-FL), and Senator Mel Martinez (R-FL) introduced a piece of legislation which many hope could... Read more