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Argentinean Cardinal calls for rejection of ideological divisions

Oct 5, 2004

On the occasion of a massive pilgrimage of young people to the national shrine of Luján in Argentina, the Archbishop... Read more

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Democracy in Brazil needs work, says bishop

Oct 5, 2004

Bishop Sinesio Bohn of Santa Cruz do Sul, Brazil, has issued a pastoral letter entitled, “The Church and Democracy,” in... Read more

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Extremists attempt to make Buddhism Sri Lanka's state religion

Oct 5, 2004

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) has reported an attempt by Buddhists extremists in Sri Lanka to make Buddhism the state religion... Read more

Bishop Gracida explains why pro-abortion Catholics must be excommunicated

Oct 4, 2004

Bishop Rene Henry Gracida,  Emeritus of Corpus Christi, Texas, in an article sent to Catholic News Agency, has followed up... Read more

Supreme Court rejects Catholic Charities’ challenge to contraceptive benefits

Oct 4, 2004

The Supreme Court refused yesterday to reverse a ruling, which forces California religious organizations to pay for birth control pills... Read more

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Apostolic Letter on the Year of the Eucharist to be released on Friday

Oct 4, 2004

Pope John Paul II’s Apostolic Letter for the Year of the Eucharist will be released on Friday October 8. There... Read more

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Expert warn of radical Islam filling spiritual vacuum in the West

Oct 4, 2004

During Aid to the Church in Need’s annual Mass and Conference in Westminister Cathedral Hall in London on Saturday October... Read more

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Three anti-nuke nuns will try to argue they did not intend to threaten national security

Oct 4, 2004

The lawyers of three Dominican nuns who entered a Weld County nuclear missile site in 2002 and were convicted of... Read more

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Washington cardinal receives top honor from Catholic educators

Oct 4, 2004

Theodore Cardinal McCarrick, archbishop of Washington, received the 2004 Elizabeth Ann Seton award yesterday for being a proponent of parental... Read more

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Christian churches ask IRS if praying for Bush’s reelection is legal

Oct 4, 2004

The American Center for Law and Justice has sent a letter to the Internal Revenue Service on behalf of the... Read more

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Fr. Benedict Groeschel to host new live show on EWTN

Oct 4, 2004

Only 10 months after a serious accident, Fr. Benedict Groeschel is back in fine form and ready to begin a... Read more

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Urban monks set up first mission in North America

Oct 4, 2004

A thousand voices echoed through the large Montreal cathedral for sung vespers Sept. 25 during the welcoming ceremony for a... Read more

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Chilean ambassador to unveil statue of St. Teresa of the Andes at the Vatican

Oct 4, 2004

Chilean ambassador Ignacio Walker will unveil a statue of the first saint from Chile, St. Teresa of the Andes, at... Read more

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Salesians condemn killing of street boys in the Congo

Oct 4, 2004

The news agency of the Salesians published a strong condemnation by the Salesian Province in Central Africa of the brutal... Read more

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Spain’s Archbishop questions concept of “quality” of life that excludes suffering

Oct 4, 2004

Referring to the ongoing debate in Spain regarding euthanasia, Archbishop Antonio Cañizares Llovera of Toledo, Spain, criticized today’s false prophets... Read more

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Colombia bishop says peace process with militias should not become political propaganda

Oct 4, 2004

Bishop Julio Cesar Vidal Ortiz of Monteria, Colombia, is calling on opposition leaders not to obstruct the peace process which... Read more

Archbishop Burke: voting for pro-abortion candidates cannot be justified

Oct 3, 2004

Catholics must vote in accordance with the moral teachings of the Church, said Archbishop Raymond Burke in a pastoral letter... Read more

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Pope makes plea for hostages in Iraq

Oct 3, 2004

Speaking at an award ceremony on Saturday where KTO French Catholic television and the French political magazine "Politique International" ("International... Read more

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Pope beatifies 5, says Blessed Emperor Charles is model for Catholic leaders

Oct 3, 2004

On Sunday in St. Peter's Square, in a ceremony attended by 30,000 pilgrims including dozens of members from the royal... Read more

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Legionaries of Christ give birth to European University in Rome

Oct 3, 2004

The Legionaries of Chirst, a congregation of priests founded in Mexico in 1941, have given birth to the European University... Read more