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Bishops warn of massive influx of Brazilians in Paraguay

Nov 16, 2003

The Bishops of Paraguay whose dioceses are on the border with the Brazil expressed their concern this week at a... Read more

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Spanish website launches boycott campaign against UNICEF Christmas cards

Nov 16, 2003

The Spanish website “HazteOir.org” (“Make Yourself Heard”) has launched a campaign urging people not to buy Christmas cards made by... Read more

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Preparations underway for World Congress on Consecrated Life in Rome

Nov 16, 2003

This week initial preparations began for the World Congress on Consecrated Life, which will take place November 23-27 in Rome,... Read more

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Gibson's leading critic resigns from Anti-Defamation League

Nov 16, 2003

A leading critic of Mel Gibson's film, "The Passion of Christ", resigned from his post at the Anti-Defamation League last... Read more

Catholics must fight against discrimination, Pope tells Indians Bishops

Nov 16, 2003

Speaking to the las group of Bishops from India who have comew for their Ad Limina  visit,  Pope John Paul... Read more

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Archbishop of Valencia calls for recuperation traditional European values

Nov 13, 2003

Bishop Agustín García-Gasco of Valencia, Spain, has published a pastoral letter in which he calls on Christians to work for... Read more

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Cuban government denies man job because of his faith

Nov 13, 2003

The Minister of Employment and Social Security has denied employment to a Boris Baxada Romay because of his faith and... Read more

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Pro-family groups campaign against legalization of pedophilia in Chile

Nov 13, 2003

Various pro-family groups in Chile this week, including “Family Action,” have launched a campaign aimed at stopping a proposed law... Read more

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Holy See publishes handbook for Catholic Cultural Centers

Nov 13, 2003

Cardinal Paul Poupard, president of the Pontifical Council for Culture, presented today at the Vatican the "vademecum" or handbook for... Read more

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Catholic Orders seek recruits in Cyberspace

Nov 13, 2003

Catholic communities are increasingly tapping into modern technology and going where the youth are to attract new vocations – in... Read more

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Catholic organization regrets removal of judge in favor of “10 Commandments

Nov 13, 2003

The Thomas More Law Center called yesterday’s decision that voted Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore out of office “outrageous” and... Read more

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Catholic bishops predict "hard times ahead" with upcoming study on sexual misconduct

Nov 13, 2003

The release of three news studies in priestly sexual abuse in early 2004 means the U.S. bishops will face “hard... Read more

Pope asks for love and support to help depressed people

Nov 13, 2003

Pope John Paul II explained today how to take care of depressed people and encouraged families "to integrate them into... Read more

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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