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Thomas More Law Center defends Christmas in U.S. federal courts

Nov 12, 2003

The Thomas More Law Centre is taking the City of New York and some of its public school officials to... Read more

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Bishop speaks out on Terri's behalf

Nov 12, 2003

A U.S. bishop spoke out on behalf of Terri Schindler Schiavo, a brain-damaged Florida woman, who has been in a... Read more

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American Life League applauds Bishops' response on "pro-choice" Catholic politicians

Nov 12, 2003

The American Life League applauded the U.S. bishops' decision earlier this week to study how the Church should respond to... Read more

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Catholic Bishops' document to reject "pro-choice" politics as compatible with Catholic identity

Nov 12, 2003

Pro-abortion politicians who claim to be Catholic may be hearing from their bishops soon. The U.S. bishops are considering developing... Read more

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Same-sex unions can never be equal to marriage: U.S. bishops

Nov 12, 2003

It is not unjust to deny legal status to same-sex unions because marriage and same-sex unions are essentially different realities,... Read more

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Pope celebrates Mass for deceased Cardinals

Nov 12, 2003

Following a November tradition of praying for the repose of the souls of the dead, Pope John Paul II presided... Read more

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Movie based on play by Pope John Paul to debut in Spain

Nov 11, 2003

As part of the 5th Catholics and Public Life Congress, which Hill take place November 14-16, the movie “Brother of... Read more

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Spiritual life and pastoral work of priests go hand in hand, says Argentinean Bishop

Nov 11, 2003

During a Mass of ordination to the priesthood for seminarians in his diocese, Bishop Agustín Radrizzani of Lomas de Zamora,... Read more

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Vatican official calls depression “one of the main killers of our time”

Nov 11, 2003

Cardinal Javier Lozano Barragan, President of the Pontifical Council for Health Care Ministry, announced on Wednesday the program and goals... Read more

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God is not indifferent to our sufferings, Pope says during General Audience

Nov 11, 2003

Commenting on Psalm 141, “You are my refuge,” Pope John Paul II reminded Christians during this Wednesday’s general audience celebrated... Read more

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Pope mourns death of Italian soldiers in suicide attack in Iraq

Nov 11, 2003

Pope John Paul II sent a telegram Wednesday to Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, president of the Italian Republic, after a suicide... Read more

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Marriages celebrated by fake “priests” to be regularized by Bishops of Buenos Aires

Nov 10, 2003

The Bishops of Buenos Aires have offered Catholics whose marriages have been celebrated by a group of fake priests the... Read more

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Pro-life groups in Europe and Latin America join together for international foundation

Nov 10, 2003

The International Pro-life Congress concluded this week in Madrid with the creation of a European-Latin American Pro-life Foundation, which marks... Read more

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Research reveals Picasso’s wish to die in communion with the Church

Nov 10, 2003

A Spanish scholar who is researching the life and works of Pablo Picasso has revealed that the famous artists from... Read more

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Canadian documentary puts Young Catholics on the big screen

Nov 10, 2003

A new documentary, which is set to premiere later this month in Toronto, offers an inspiring and honest look at... Read more

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Catholic league urges bishops to weigh in on “pro-choice” Catholic politicians

Nov 10, 2003

The American Life League is calling on the U.S. bishops to weigh in on pro-abortion politicians in Congress this week... Read more

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U.S. bishops urged to promote communion, accept criticism from laity

Nov 10, 2003

The president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops urged his fellow bishops to promote unity and accept criticism... Read more

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Vatican says Sept. 11 had dramatic impact on migration

Nov 10, 2003

The terrorist attacks of September 11 changed dramatically the attitude toward immigrants, said Archbishop Agostino Marchetto, secretary of the Pontifical... Read more

Pope recalls heroic resistance of Polish workers to Communism

Nov 10, 2003

Pope John Paul II received on Tuesday representatives from the Polish trade union “Solidarnosc” (Solidarity), founded on Christian ethics and... Read more

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Bishops in Paraguay demand Christian consistency to bring morals to country

Nov 9, 2003

Meeting at their general assembly, the Bishops Conference of Paraguay analyzed the pastoral work of the Church in the country... Read more