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Be True To The Gospel, Pope Urges Spouses

BY LUKE COPPEN POPE JouN Paul II has urged the world's Catholic parents to be "good news for the third millennium" by remaining faithful to their marital vocation. In a powerful......

General Audience

THE ENGLISII summary of Pope John Paul ll's weekly general audience, given at St Peter's on Wednesday, January 22, 2003: "Dear brothers and sisters, Christ founded his church to......

Asia

No to forced conversion INDIA'S bishops have said non-Christians should not be converted to Catholicism by force. The Church does not "believe nor indulge in conversions by......

The Vatican Has Published A Decree Confirming The...

a group of women who participated in a mock priestly ordination last June. The document of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith said the Vatican had rejected the......

More Than 15,000 People Attended The Ordination Of Nine...

held in Bukavu, in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, writes Aid to the Church in Need. At the ceremony, on January 26, Bishop Theophile Kaboy Ruboneka of Kasongo,......

Middle East

Vatican closes Jerusalem centre THE VATICAN has announced it will not reopen the Ratisbonne Institute for Jewish studies in Jerusalem as scheduled in September, but will focus......