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Government exists to serve the human being, says Archbishop Janusz

Feb 28, 2005

Today, the Vatican made public an address given by Archbishop Juliusz Janusz, head of the Holy See delegation to the... Read more

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Vatican seminar explores human rights for prisoners

Feb 28, 2005

This morning, an international study seminar on the human rights of prisoners began at the Vatican.  Read more

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Christian ethicist questions integrity of Terri Schiavo’s husband

Feb 28, 2005

Michael Schiavo’s lawyer, George Felos, told the Florida Baptist Witness that his client “deeply loves Terri” and “simply is not... Read more

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Facts about Terri Schiavo indicate her life should be saved, says pro-life leader

Feb 28, 2005

Douglas R. Scott, president of Life Decisions International, is calling on all Americans to refrain from being swayed by pro-euthanasia... Read more

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Pope’s resiliency Angers Newsweek

Feb 28, 2005

Catholic League president William Donohue says Newsweek should “pull the plug” on columnist Christopher Dickey after he suggested in an... Read more

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Women’s group applauds Kansas attorney general for defending victims of child rape

Feb 28, 2005

Concerned Women for America (CWA) applauds Kansas Attorney General Phill Kline for seeking to defend victims of child rape.  Read more

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“Retirement” not part of Pope’s vocabulary, says Cardinal Lozano

Feb 28, 2005

The President of the Pontifical Council for Health Care, Cardinal Javier Lozano Barragan, said this week “the word retirement is... Read more

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Vatican spokesperson says Pope’s appearance Sunday was ‘emotional for everyone’

Feb 28, 2005

The unplanned appearance of Pope John Paul II at his hospital window Sunday was a “surprise” and a moment that... Read more

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Denver Archbishop calls praise for Oscar winning ‘Million Dollar Baby’ a ‘stretch’

Feb 28, 2005

In his column last week, Archbishop Charles Chaput of Denver called Clint Eastwood’s ‘Million Dollar Baby’, which took top honors... Read more

‘Pope’s condition improving’ says Vatican spokesman

Feb 28, 2005

Joaquin Navarro-Valls, the Vatican’s Press Office Spokesman told reporters today that, “the Pope is well, and his condition is improving,... Read more

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Conference equips over 2000 for New Evangelization

Feb 27, 2005

Friday and Saturday, thousands of Catholics from all around the Colorado region descended on the Denver International Airport Holiday Inn... Read more

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Catholic-Jewish project to fight AIDS in Africa

Feb 27, 2005

This week, Catholic and Jewish leaders are expected to discuss how the two religious groups can work together to stop... Read more

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Globalization Report stresses value and dignity of work

Feb 27, 2005

The conclusions of a Report of the World Commission on the Social Dimension of Globalization was presented Friday afternoon at... Read more

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Canadian Catholics pulling for the Pope

Feb 27, 2005

According to a report by the Canadian Press, many in the “great white north” don’t believe Pope John Paul II... Read more

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Pope still able to lead Church despite frailties, says Chicago cardinal

Feb 27, 2005

Pope John Paul II's current health should not affect his ability to lead the Catholic Church, Chicago archbishop Francis Cardinal... Read more

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Lawyer argues divorce case should be transferred to Church tribunal

Feb 27, 2005

An Ohio woman’s fight to save her Catholic marriage from civil no-fault divorce took another important turn when Ave Maria... Read more

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‘Abortion not a human right’, US tells UN conference

Feb 27, 2005

The United States is demanding that the United Nations adopt an amendment to a 10-year-old landmark platform on women’s rights,... Read more

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‘Be instruments of mercy and communion’ Pope tells Czech group

Feb 27, 2005

On Friday, the Vatican made public a message written from the Pope to Cardinal Miloslav Vlk, archbishop of Prague, Czech... Read more

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Judge gives Schiavo’s husband green light to remove feeding tube

Feb 27, 2005

In a devastating announcement for pro-life advocates and the family of brain-damaged Terri Schiavo, Florida Judge George Greer gave Michael... Read more

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Pope makes surprise appearance from hospital window

Feb 27, 2005

Sunday morning, just after Archbishop Leonardo Sandri, deputy Vatican Secretary of State read a statement from the Holy Father, John... Read more