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2008-07-17 03:00:08

Pope Benedict XVI Thursday called the Australian government courageous for apologizing for past injustices suffered by the nation's indigenous peoples.

2006-04-26 04:27:40

SEOUL (Reuters) - A group of South Korean Roman Catholics left for North Korea on Wednesday, a Church official said, the first such official delegation to visit a country Washington has criticized for suppressing religion.

2006-03-20 11:37:13

By Paul Majendie LONDON (Reuters) - The leader of England's Roman Catholics called on Monday for tighter ethical controls in a fashionable Catholic hospital embroiled in a complex morality debate.

2006-01-11 14:51:05

By Michael Conlon CHICAGO (Reuters) - Roman Catholics would be the majority on the U.S. Supreme Court for the first time if Samuel Alito is confirmed -- a historically remarkable prospect in a country where "papists" were once taught in state schools that their faith was a lie.

2006-01-08 06:36:43

By Crispian Balmer VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Benedict performed the first baptisms of his pontificate on Sunday, using the occasion to launch an impassioned denunciation of irresponsible sex and a "culture of death" that he said pervaded the modern world.

2005-12-25 06:22:44

By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Benedict, in his first Christmas address, on Sunday urged humanity to unite against terrorism, poverty and environmental blight and called for a "new world order" to correct economic imbalances.

2005-12-18 08:44:11

ROME (Reuters) - Pope Benedict urged Roman Catholics on Sunday not to commercialize Christmas, saying joy -- not expensive objects -- was the real gift of the season.

2005-08-24 14:37:38

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan has withdrawn an anti-AIDS campaign ad featuring a smiling nun holding a condom after it sparked an outcry from Roman Catholics, local media said on Wednesday.

Word of the Day
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.