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Vatican confirms: Conclave will begin on April 18th

Apr 5, 2005

The Vatican announced yesterday that the College of Cardinals, now gathered in Rome to elect the Church’s 265th pope, will... Read more

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Terri Schiavo's death was murder, says Fr. Pavone

Apr 5, 2005

The leader of a national pro-life organization reiterated his previous statements yesterday that Terri Schiavo’s death was murder.  Read more

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Terri Schiavo remembered at Catholic funeral mass

Apr 5, 2005

A funeral mass was celebrated in memory of Terri Schindler Schiavo yesterday. Her parents arranged the mass, which was attended... Read more

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Pope John Paul ‘transcended national and religious boundaries’

Apr 5, 2005

The life of Pope John Paul II “truly represents one of the most profound in modern human history,” said the... Read more

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Catholic school students celebrate the life of Pope John Paul II

Apr 5, 2005

The last few days have been a time of prayer, reflection and celebration of the life of Pope John Paul... Read more

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Pope John Paul is a ‘sign of the glory of God’: Jean Vanier

Apr 5, 2005

Pope John Paul II is a “sign of the glory of God,” said Jean Vanier. The founder of L’Arche, an... Read more

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‘St. John Paul, one day,’ says Supreme Knight

Apr 5, 2005

The Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus believes that the universal Church will one day canonize Pope John Paul... Read more

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Bishop Aquila: John Paul II gave ‘hope to the world’

Apr 5, 2005

Just hours after Pope John Paul II’s death at the Vatican Saturday, Bishop Samuel Aquila, of the Diocese of Fargo,... Read more

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Former Vatican diplomat calls Pope ‘a man of peace’

Apr 5, 2005

As millions prepare for Pope John Paul II’s Friday funeral in the Vatican, former U.S.-Vatican ambassador Jim Nicholson shared his... Read more

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Bush, world dignitaries descend on Rome for papal funeral

Apr 5, 2005

As the onslaught of pilgrims continues to descend on Rome, the city is simultaneously preparing for the arrival of some... Read more

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St. Louis remembers papal visit, mourns with faithful worldwide

Apr 5, 2005

Shortly following Pope John Paul II visit to St. Louis in 1999, then Archbishop Justin Rigali said that, “It is... Read more

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Christian themes will be allowed at Denver Christmas parade

Apr 4, 2005

A hotly contested, but long held ban on religiously themed floats in a Denver Christmas parade was lifted this week... Read more

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Kansans vote to protect marriage as union of one man and one woman

Apr 4, 2005

Citizens of Kansas are headed to the polls today to vote on a state constitutional amendment that would protect marriage... Read more

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National Right to Life praises John Paul II as ‘a strong defender of life’

Apr 4, 2005

The National Right to Life in Washington D.C. recently added its voice to the millions worldwide in praising Pope John... Read more

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Pope built bridge between Catholics and Evangelicals, says Evangelical leader

Apr 4, 2005

“If Evangelicals, like me, could have claimed a Pope as our own, he would have been John Paul II,” said... Read more

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Latin American presidents praise work of John Paul II in the region

Apr 4, 2005

Leaders from across Latin America are praising the legacy and work of Pope John Paul II in the region and... Read more

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President Bush to attend Pope’s funeral, calls Pope ‘godly man’

Apr 4, 2005

President George W. Bush will lead a U.S. delegation to Vatican City for the funeral mass of Pope John Paul... Read more

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Poles make plans to attend Pope’s funeral

Apr 4, 2005

Thousands of Poles are making their way to Rome to attend the funeral mass of their most well-known and well-loved... Read more

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Vatican newspaper: Spontaneous “World Youth Day” bids farewell to Pope

Apr 4, 2005

The Vatican newspaper L’Osservatore Romano called the presence of large numbers of young people in St. Peter’s Square gathered to... Read more

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Rome braces for two million faithful and two hundred heads of state on Friday

Apr 4, 2005

Italian officials in Rome are making emergency plans to accommodate the more than two million people and two hundred heads... Read more