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Pontiff Intends To Write To 15 Million Chinese Catholics

FROM CINDY WOODEN IN VATICAN CITY POPE BENEDICT XVI is to write a letter to the 15 million Catholics in China and press for full diplomatic ties with Beijing. The announcement......

Turkey Urged To Uphold Religious Liberty

FROM CINDY WOODEN IN VATICAN CITY POPE BENEDICT XVI has asked the government of Turkey to grant full legal recognition to the Catholic Church and to establish a formal dialogue......

Expect John Paul Ii To Be 'venerable'

hen crowds chanted "Santo Subito!" in St Peter's Square following the death of Pope John Paul II, no one seriously believed that the late pope would immediately be made a saint,......

Archbishop's Attack On 'feel Good' Preaching

FROM JOHN THAVIS IN ROME CATHOLICS need solid preaching about Jesus, the Cross and the Church, and not "feel-good spiritual advice that demands no sacrifice, an American......

Politicians Berated For Religious Oaths

FROM BRIGITTE SCHMITT IN MEXICO CITY A MEXICAN bishop has spoken against the reference to Jesus in the presidential oaths of office that were taken by Venezuelan President Hugo......