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Partisan Priests Embarrass Us Bishops

BY CHAZ MUTH IN WASHINGTON DC A WELL-KNOWN New York priest has acknowledged that he was wrong to endorse one of the two presidential candidates in the American election. But......

Vatican Praises Cluster Bomb Ban

A VATICAN OFFICIAL has said the agreement on a treaty to ban cluster bombs showed solidarity with victims of such weapons and opened an important new chapter in international......

Poles Lower Retirement Age

POLISH Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz will ask his priests to submit their resignation at age 70 instead of 75 in an effort to put younger clergy into top positions, a Krakow......

Guidelines For Interfaith Debate

THE VATICAN is working on a new set of pastoral guidelines for interreligious dialogue. The Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue began pulling together elements for......

Holocaust Survivors Thank Church

A NEW YORK-based organisation will bring a group of Jewish Holocaust survivors to visit Benedict XVI next week. They want to personally thank the Pope for the Church's......

World Bulletin

Pope plans to take friendly stroll with President Bush WHEN POPE Benedict XVI and President George W Bush meet at the Vatican today they will scrap the usual formal protocol and......

Catholics Have Not Yet Warmed To Obama

Freddy Gray's American Diary A "Roman Catholics for Obama" website has one of those fundraising widgets. Their target is $5,000. The total raised? Five dollars. Money isn't a......

Appeal To End Scourge Of Human Trafficking

A GROWING global network of women religious has appealed to world leaders, international organisations and people of goodwill to join its fight against human trafficking. Not......

Seven Sins Are As Deadly As Ever, Says Jesuit Paper

BY CAROL GLATZ IN ROME THE SEVEN deadly sins are still key to understanding and healing the social and personal ills plaguing humanity, an influential Jesuit journal has said.......