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2010-03-21 18:27:00

American pro-lifers to hold demonstrations in front of Vatican against "Catholic" Nancy Pelosi. Message: "D.C. Archbishop Wuerl, Obey Church Law: Excommunicate Pelosi." ROME, March 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by Randall Terry, Director, Operation Rescue Insurrecta Nex. What: Demonstration against Nancy Pelosi and Washington DC Archbishop Donald Wuerl; Pelosi pushing to pay for child killing in so-called healthcare. President Obama's "executive order"...

2009-06-23 16:37:19

A Florida couple are wrangling in the courts about a wedding that featured only the bride in attendance but still ended in a legal marriage. Matthew Ditzel, 30, told an Osceola County court Heather Bowser, 31, had their marriage license notarized despite the fact that he was not in attendance at the May 24, 2008, ceremony, the Orlando (Fla.) Sentinel reported Tuesday. Bowser, however, contends Ditzel agreed in advance to the proxy ceremony. Court notes say her legal team has witnesses to...

2009-02-04 18:45:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Judie Brown, president of American Life League, issued a statement today in response to an interview in which Archbishop Raymond Burke, prefect of the Apostolic Signatura, the Vatican's highest court, stated:   (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081105/DC44231LOGO)   "There's not a question that a Catholic who publicly, and after admonition, supports pro-abortion legislation is not to receive Holy Communion and is not to be...

2008-07-30 00:00:24

By paul lewis Meet one church organist who will never miss a service. This musician doesn't catch colds, go on holiday or have any family commitments. Because the congregation at one of Port Talbot's oldest chapels will be belting out the hymns - accompanied by a computer. Like many other smaller churches and chapels across the UK, Beulah Presbyterian Chapel in Margam had problems finding a replacement when its organist had to stand down owing to ill- health. So when the chips were...

2006-08-30 07:14:49

By Holly McKenna ALBANY, New York (Reuters) - Some are Catholics who see their church as stuck in the past. Others are believers who happen to be divorced, pregnant before marriage or gay. A few just can't find a priest when they need one. Roman Catholics shunned by the official church are "renting" married priests in times of crisis and celebration. They turn to http://www.rentapriest.com, a Web site with 2,500 Catholic priests in a national database known as "God's Yellow Pages."...

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2006-08-30 07:10:00

By Holly McKenna ALBANY, New York -- Some are Catholics who see their church as stuck in the past. Others are believers who happen to be divorced, pregnant before marriage or gay. A few just can't find a priest when they need one. Roman Catholics shunned by the official church are "renting" married priests in times of crisis and celebration. They turn to http://www.rentapriest.com , a Web site with 2,500 Catholic priests in a national database known as "God's Yellow Pages." Virtually all the...

2006-04-10 17:18:32

By Jennifer Kwan TORONTO (Reuters) - A Canadian priest, who fell afoul of the Catholic church after he backed the ordination of female clergy, was formally excommunicated on Palm Sunday after he held services in his own breakaway church. The service was the second held by Reverend Ed Cachia under his new Christ the Servant Catholic Church and was attended by about 250 people at a town hall in Cold Springs, a village about 130 km (80 miles) northeast of Toronto. The Roman Catholic...

2005-10-22 07:37:18

By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - The first synod of Pope Benedict's reign ended on Saturday, acknowledging Catholicism faced great difficulties from a severe shortage of priests but decided married priests were not the answer. The working sessions closed with 50 propositions and a message to the world from the more than 250 bishops. Overall, the synod's decisions have dashed the hopes of some liberal Catholics for movement on issues such as married priests, celibacy and...

2005-07-04 17:27:08

PARIS (Reuters) - France abolished the legal terms"legitimate" and "illegitimate" for children Monday with adecree saying the distinction dating back to the NapoleonicCode of 1804 made no sense anymore. Abolishing the terms brings France's civil code in linewith laws passed in recent years banning discrimination --especially for inheritance -- between children born in oroutside of a marriage, a Justice Ministry communique said. About 46 percent of French babies are now born out ofwedlock,...


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