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Work Under Way On American Pizza Magnate's Catholic Utopia

BY CHRISTINA FARRELL WORK HAS STARTED in Amer ica on a new multi-million dollar Catholic development the brainchild of pizza magnate millionaire Tom Monaghan. Ave Maria in......

Bosnian Catholics On 'the Verge Of Extinction'

CATHOLICS in the Balkan nation of Bosnia-Herzegovina have become second-class citizens and, in some regions, are on the verge of extinction, a group of Bosnian bishops visiting......

Pakistani Bishops Win Assurances Of State Protection

BY MARK GREAVES 'THE PRIME Minister of Pakistan has assured Catholic bishops that the country's Christian minority will be fully protected against attacks from Muslim......

Former Head Of Vatican Bank Dies

BY STAFF REPORTER ARCHBISHOP Paul Marcinkus, head of the Vati can bank for almost 20 years, has died at the age of 84. Bishop Marcinkus was responsible for the loss of around......

Benedict Defends Dignity Of Human Life From Conception

POPE Benedict XVI has said God's love for humans does not differentiate between stages of life. He said the Church proclaims the sacred and inviolable character of all human......

Virgin's Image Removed From Float

ONE. OF BRAZIL'S most famous and oldest samba schools has agreed to change the images of Our Lady of Guadalupe and Mary atop one of the school's Carnival floats at the request......

Rome Returns Relic Of St Andrew

A VATICAN official has turned over a relic of the Apostle St Andrew to a representative of Greek Orthodox Archbishop Christodoulos of Athens, who had requested it. Cardinal......

Li N Fen Practices Like Fasting Should Be Felt As

an expression of faith, not as a difficult burden, Pope Benedict XVI has said. "During this period, one abstains from singing 'Alleluia,' and people are invited to practice......

The Bible Should Be The Companion Of Young People So

that it can help them navigate through life's dark moments and past the deceit and erroneous ideas present in today's world, Pope Benedict XVI has said in his message for World......