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Left Welcomes Vatican Economic Document

VATICAN NOTEBOOK Edward Pentin T he new Vatican document on the economic crisis drew praise for its emphasis on protecting the dignity of the world’s poor, but according to......

Cardinal Goes On Hunger Strike Over Schools

A PROMINENT cardinal in Hong Kong has gone on a 72-hour hunger strike in protest against a court ruling that critics say violated Catholics’ right to freedom of education.......

Caritas Aids Turkey Quake Victims

A TEAM from the Caritas offices in Turkey was headed east as the Herald went to press to assess needs in the region hit by the earthquake on Sunday. The magnitude 7.2 quake and......

Church In Baby Theft Scandal

HUNDREDS OF forcibly adopted people in Spain are seeking an inquiry into the theft of 300,000 babies over 50 years. The regime of General Franco took the newborn from Communist......

Poll: Catholic Identity Still Firm

MASS attendance continues to decline among American Catholics, but loyalty to Catholic identification remains strong, according to a new survey commissioned by the National......

Vatican Hails End Of Gaddafi Regime

BY STAFF REPORTER THE VATICAN has said the death of Libyan strongman Muammar Gaddafi marked the end of a “harsh and oppressive regime” that was based on power instead of human......

Rome Marks Late Popeʼs Feast Day

THOUSANDS OF Catholics in Rome celebrated the first feast of Blessed John Paul II this Tuesday, October 22, and the promoter of his Cause said he has received several reports of......

Maronite Leader: An ‘arab Winter’ May Be On Its Way

BY BETH GRIFFIN THE ARAB SPRING will turn into an “Arab winter” unless Middle Eastern countries support religious freedom and respect human rights, the primate of the Maronite......

Pontiff Welcomes Dutch Drugs Rethink

BY CINDY WOODEN POPE BENEDICT XVI HAS praised efforts by the Dutch government to reduce drug abuse and prostitution, measures hotly debated in the Netherlands where many cities,......