Page 4, 19th December 2008

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Cardinal Urges Schools Not To Dilute Ethos

Edward Pentin's Vatican Notebook A s Catholic schools in England and Wales admit more and more non-. Catholic students, the Vatican is stressing the need to shore up Catholic......

Lis Bishop Becomes First To Join Online Networking Site

THE DAYS OF Facebook only being for college and high school students are long gone. Little Rock Bishop Anthony Taylor is believed to be the first America Catholic bishop to join......

Congolese Appeal For Intervention

CONGOLESE Church officials have appealed to the United States to help implement a peace accord among warring militias and Congolese troops. Calling the conflict in eastern Congo......

Parish Helps Cholera Victims

A CATHOLIC parish on the South African border with Zimbabwe has been increasing its food supply in response to the escalating number of Zimbabwean refugees fleeing a cholera......

Court Frees Protestors

THOUSANDS of Vietnamese Catholics publicly welcomed eight other Church members following their trial on charges of disturbing public order and damaging public property during a......

Hospital To Continue Sterilisations

A CATHOLIC HOSPITAL system in the Diocese of Tyler. Texas, has announced that it will continue to perform sterilisations despite an explicit order from the local bishop to stop......

Five Million Flock To Shrine

BY MARK GREAVES MORE THAN five million pilgrims converged on the shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe last week almost three times the number of Muslims who journeyed to Mecca on the......

Vatican Clarifies Stance On Declaration

A VATICAN spokesman has said the Catholic Church is clearly against considering homosexuality a crime, but is wary of international declarations that use the issue to promote......

Says Wife Gave Martyr Strength

BY CINDY WOODEN IN ROME BLESSED naANz Jagerstatter, an Austrian farmer beheaded for refusing to serve in the Nazi army, had the strength to follow his conscience because of his......