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Cardinal Rivera reacts to new US law calling for respect for immigrants

Jan 17, 2005

The Archbishop of Mexico City, Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera, expressed his concern this week for a new law in Arizona... Read more

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Selective abortions to be outlawed in China

Jan 17, 2005

According to a report in the publication “China Daily,” the Chinese government is set to pass a law that would... Read more

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Lutheran panel says ‘no’ to same-sex marriage; proposes tolerance for homosexuality

Jan 17, 2005

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America should officially maintain its traditional position against same-sex blessing ceremonies and ministers involved in... Read more

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Spanish archbishop says political decisions should take morality into account

Jan 17, 2005

Archbishop Fernando Sebastián of Pamplona, Spain, said last week morality should be a factor in all political activity, in seeking... Read more

Pope calls sporting activity “a worthwhile educational instrument”

Jan 16, 2005

This morning at the Vatican, the Pope received the president, management, drivers and technicians of the Italian car manufacturer Ferrari,... Read more

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Pope calls Eucharist “our spiritual nourishment” during meeting with Vatican Security

Jan 16, 2005

The Eucharist was the focus of the Holy Father's talk yesterday when he received members of the Public Security Inspectorate,... Read more

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Vatican announces Holy Father’s calendar for coming months

Jan 16, 2005

The Vatican recently announced the various events at which the Holy Father will be present during the following months. Read more

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Pope calls faithful to “Implore God for the Gift of Full Unity”

Jan 16, 2005

The World Day of Migrants and Refugees and the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity were at the center of... Read more

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Holy Father Accepts Archbishop Keleher’s Resignation

Jan 16, 2005

The Holy Father accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of Kansas City in Kansas, presented by Archbishop James Patrick... Read more

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Truth about wartime document revealed; shows Pius XII supported Jewish children’s return to families

Jan 16, 2005

Catholic League president William Donohue says critics of Pope Pius XII are looking “rather foolish” after the truth about a... Read more

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New documents reveal Hitler wanted Pope Pius XII kidnapped

Jan 16, 2005

Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler had ordered one of his generals to kidnap Pope Pius XII during World War II, reported... Read more

College Students Challenged to Change the “Culture of Death” at National FOCUS Conference

Jan 16, 2005

Jason Wunsch didn’t mind the 12-hour bus trip through a snow storm from Bozeman, Montana to Denver, Colorado. He knew... Read more

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Priests For Life calls for abortion clinic investigations

Jan 16, 2005

Priests for Life called for a full-scale investigation of abortion clinics across the United States after a woman was hospitalized... Read more

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Bishops begin screening process of priests on cruise ships

Jan 16, 2005

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops are screening priests who provide ministry to cruise lines in an effort to eliminate... Read more

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Cuban young people prepare to attend WYD 2005

Jan 16, 2005

Bishop Carlos Baladrón of Guantanamo-Barcoa, Cuba, announced last week that 34 young people from Cuba representing all of the dioceses... Read more

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Argentinean priest says sexual education shouldn't be “genital education”

Jan 16, 2005

As the country of Argentina is currently preparing a sexual education plan together with the Society for Gay and Lesbian... Read more

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Brazilian denomination to establish political party

Jan 16, 2005

The Universal Church of the Kingdom of God in Brazil has gathered more than 400,000 signatures in hopes of forming... Read more

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Correction to story about Gibson’s visit to Fatima

Jan 16, 2005

A CNA story, posted Jan. 12, about Mel Gibson’s 2004 visit to surviving Fatima visionary Sr. Lucia at a Carmelite... Read more

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Archbishop kidnapped in Iraq on verge of election

Jan 16, 2005

Today the Vatican released a statement deploring the kidnapping of a Catholic Archbishop in the Iraqi city of Mosul. Read more

Pope exhorts faithful to “give open witness of faith and veneration for the Blessed Sacrament"

Jan 13, 2005

In a Decree published today, the Holy Father granted a Plenary Indulgence during the year of the Eucharist, which began... Read more