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Thousands Queue To View Body Of St Pio

BY ANNA ARCO ST PIO OF PIETRELCINO'S crystal tomb has been officially unveiled in Italy after the saint was exhumed in early March. Cardinal Saraiva Martins, the prefect of the......

Squatters Occupy Ancient Carmelite Church In Naples

A GROUP of 348 homeless people, including 115 children, have occupied a historic basilica in Naples, demanding that the government finds them permanent housing. Masses at the......

Murder Angers Peruvian Church

TIC MURDER of a local government official who was killed when he helped stop a truckload of illegal timber has prompted Church leaders to call for justice and better stewardship......

Pope Ordains 29 New Priests

POPE BENEDICT XVI sent out 29 newly ordained priests to spread the "joy of Christ" in a world that is "often sad and negative". The Pope presided at an ordination Mass at the......

Cardinal's Clash With Giuliani

NEW YORK Cardinal Edward Egan will request a meeting with Rudolph Giuliani, saying he deeply regretted that the former New York mayor received Communion during a Mass celebrated......

Vatican Concerned About Biofuels

THE HOLY SEE has asked for measures to keep the production of biofuels from bringing about increased food prices to the point of threatening starvation in many countries. Mgr......

Australian Bishops Fight To Keep Abortion A Crime

BY STAFF REPORTER BISHOPS in the state of Victoria are urging Australians to keep abortion as part of the Crimes Act, even though the state already has abortion on demand in......