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Australian priests stop ‘New Age’ baptism, retake Trinitarian formula

Nov 25, 2004

Parishioners baptized at St. Mary’s Parish in the Archdiocese of Brisbane in the last decade should contact the church and... Read more

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US bishops celebrate Thanksgiving and connection to Church Fathers in Rome

Nov 25, 2004

It was an Italian Thanksgiving yesterday for about a dozen United States bishops, who are in Rome this week for... Read more

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Nations must guarantee human dignity of prisoners, Pope says

Nov 25, 2004

Pope John Paul II called on all nations this morning to ensure that prisoners are guaranteed their basic human rights... Read more

Pope calls for a National Day of Prayer for Vocations in the US

Nov 25, 2004

Pope John Paul II called on the Church in the United States to establish a National Day of Prayer for... Read more

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Company stands for British Catholic pharmacist who denied morning-after pill

Nov 24, 2004

The Daily Mirror Newspaper reported that a 24-year old mother of two was denied the morning-after pill by a Catholic... Read more

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Catholics rebuild churches in Iraq despite ongoing violence

Nov 24, 2004

Father Nizar Semaan, a Catholic priest from the city of Mosul, told the Fides News Agency this week that Christians... Read more

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Religious freedom under threat in Ukraine, Catholic leader warns

Nov 24, 2004

In an interview this morning with the international Catholic charity, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), Fr. Borys Gudziak,... Read more

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Movement proposing adoption to abortion picks up speed in Illinois

Nov 24, 2004

The adoption movement doesn’t get much play in the public policy arena and in the press, but Daniel K. Proft,... Read more

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Teacher banned from using historic documents due to God reference

Nov 24, 2004

A California school threw “aside all common sense” in its decision to ban a teacher from providing students with handouts... Read more

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Holy See calls for banishing of “social stigma” against AIDS victims

Nov 24, 2004

The President of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Health workers and the Sick said the stigma associated... Read more

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1 in 4 centers dedicated to treating HIV/AIDS in the world are Catholic, says Cardinal

Nov 24, 2004

In a message for World AIDS Day, the President of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Health workers... Read more

Parish is key place to announce Christ and educate Christians, says Pope

Nov 24, 2004

Receiving participants this morning in the plenary assembly of the Pontifical Council for Laity who are reflecting on the theme... Read more

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Bishops evangelize Cuba with comic books on the saints

Nov 23, 2004

Thanks to assistance provided by Aid to the Church in Need, the Bishops in Cuba are now evangelizing the country... Read more

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Swedish Archbishop calls for revitalization of Catholicism in Europe

Nov 23, 2004

Archbishop Anders Arborelius of Stockholm, Sweden, said this week Swedish and other European Catholics need to recover their pride in... Read more

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Group of obstetricians seek legalization of anencephaly abortion in Peru

Nov 23, 2004

The Peruvian Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology (PSOG) plans to send a new “protocol” to doctors this week what would... Read more

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More aid needed to achieve Millennium development goals, says Vatican at UN

Nov 23, 2004

Speaking before the United Nations General Assembly on the Millenium Declaration which was signed in September of 2000, Archbishop Celestino... Read more

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Largest mosque in the US raises concerns about radical Islam

Nov 23, 2004

An already underway $22 million project in Boston to build what will be the largest mosque in the US is... Read more

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EWTN announces special Christmas programming

Nov 23, 2004

EWTN will air exclusive coverage of special live events and related programming for Advent and Christmas on television, radio and... Read more

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Kid can give thanks to God on Thanksgiving… thanks to watchdog legal group

Nov 23, 2004

Responding to legal advice from its attorneys, after complaints from an outraged parent, Lincoln-Franklin Elementary School in Garwood, New Jersey,... Read more

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Catholic schools seeking new strategies to remain open in Rochester

Nov 23, 2004

Catholic schools of the Diocese of Rochester have announced a series of new strategies to keep their Catholic schools open... Read more