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Senator Rick Santorum: ‘Freedom will fail’ if religion is stripped from public life

Jan 12, 2005

The fabric of democracy lies in religion, said U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum in his presentation at St. Paul’s Seminary in... Read more

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Archdiocese of Miami to analyze role of Church in Hispanic community

Jan 12, 2005

On January 15 the Archdiocese of Miami will host a forum in Ft. Lauderdale to analyze the challenges the growing... Read more

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Case of sexually assaulted child in Chile being used to push for abortion

Jan 12, 2005

Pro-abortion and feminist groups in Chile are seizing upon the case of a nine year-old girl who became pregnant after... Read more

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Spain to export abortion to countries where the practice is prohibited

Jan 12, 2005

The Spanish daily “La Razón” denounced the Spanish Cooperation Agency for having as one of its goals the spread of... Read more

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Church donation to tsunami victims more than twice that of Spanish government

Jan 12, 2005

Church officials in Spain said this week donations sent to tsunami victims in Southeast Asia surpassed 13 million dollars, which... Read more

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EWTN Expands Spanish Language Service to New England

Jan 12, 2005

Cox Communications Company in New England recently announced that they would add EWTN Español to their Paquete Latino lineup. Read more

Pope to travel to Germany for World Youth Day in August 2005, Vatican official confirms

Jan 11, 2005

In response to questions by journalists today, Holy See Press Office Director Joaquin Navarro-Valls stated that the Vatican will officially... Read more

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Fatima Bulletin reveals Gibson visited Fatima visionary and showed her ‘The Passion’

Jan 11, 2005

Mel Gibson met with Sr. Lucia of Fatima at the Convent in Coimbra, Portugal, and screened “The Passion of the... Read more

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Vatican wants U.S. to “finish job in Iraq,” says Ambassador

Jan 11, 2005

The U.S. ambassador to the Vatican responded to comments made by Pio Cardinal Laghi Monday that President George Bush has... Read more

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Legion of Christ responds to stories about being ‘banned’ in US Archdiocese

Jan 11, 2005

The Legion of Christ recently released a statement regarding the decision of St. Paul-Minneapolis Archbishop Harry Flynn to ban the... Read more

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Priests for Life comments on abortionist's fear of violence

Jan 11, 2005

The national director of Priests for Life has called on all people to reject violence “whether directed against abortion providers... Read more

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Pope praises courage of Christian Martyrs during General Audience

Jan 11, 2005

In today's general audience, which was held in the Paul VI Hall, the Pope praised the Christian martyrs who, "chose... Read more

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Becket Fund submits brief to Swedish Court in defense of Swedish pastor

Jan 11, 2005

An U.S.-based nonprofit organization, committed to protecting religious liberties, has taken its mission overseas. Read more

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Abortion industry in Cuba prevents doctor from traveling to visit family

Jan 11, 2005

In the midst of the controversy surrounding the Cuban government’s decision to deny a well-known doctor the chance to visit... Read more

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Venezuelan Bishop calls for education defending human dignity

Jan 11, 2005

The Secretary General of the Venezuelan Bishops Conference, Archbishop Luis Azuaje, said this week the educational plans the government is... Read more

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Parents force mentally handicapped daughter to undergo abortion

Jan 11, 2005

A mentally handicapped young woman in Avila, Spain, was taken by her parents to obtain an abortion, despite the hundreds... Read more

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Decrease in Catholic population raising concern in Brazil

Jan 11, 2005

A study by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (BIGS) has revealed that in recent decades, the number of... Read more

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Pope Mourns Death of Belgian Cardinal

Jan 10, 2005

The Church today mourns the death of Cardinal Jan P. Schotte, C.I.C.M. in Rome yesterday at the age of 76. Read more

Mass attendance stable in U.S. churches over last four years

Jan 10, 2005

Mass attendance in the United States has remained stable in the last four years, despite the clergy sex abuse crisis,... Read more

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Italian cardinal says Bush was ‘wrong’ in promising quick resolution in Iraq

Jan 10, 2005

In an interview yesterday on Catholic Italian television, Pio Cardinal Laghi said President George W. Bush was “wrong” in saying... Read more