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Pope cannot be organ donor, Vatican official says

February 14, 2011

As a cardinal, Pope Benedict was a card-carrying organ donor.

But the card became invalid when he became pope, according to his personal secretary.

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Bell Canada to drop EWTN from TV satellite service

February 14, 2011

Thousands of loyal watchers of Eternal Word Television Network across Canada are losing their favourite station as Bell TV will drop EWTN from its digital satellite television service as of Feb. 27.

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Bishops called to help those who long for God

February 14, 2011

Bishops are called to help people recognize and respond to their yearning for holiness and goodness, Pope Benedict said at a Feb. 5 Mass where he ordained five bishops.

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U.S. bishops update New American Bible

February 14, 2011

The revised New American Bible that will be released on Ash Wednesday, March 9, may seem most different to casual readers for its efforts at providing context and clarity in how the passages fit together, says the coordinator of its publication.

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Vatican plans document on Internet and seminaries

February 14, 2011

The Internet can be a valuable tool for Catholic education and evangelization, and its proper use should be encouraged in seminaries as well as other church institutions, Pope Benedict said.

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Coalition objects to hearings on Muslim extremism

February 14, 2011

A coalition of 51 religious and civil rights groups in the United States are urging congressional leaders to stop upcoming House hearings on Muslim extremism or at least focus the inquiry more broadly by examining violence "motivated by extremist beliefs in all its forms."

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European theologians call for end to celibacy

February 14, 2011

More than 140 Catholic theologians from universities in Austria, Germany and Switzerland called for the Church to end priestly celibacy, ordain women and allow laypeople to help select bishops, among other changes.

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Irish priests' group wants new missal delayed

February 14, 2011

A group representing more than 400 of Ireland's 4,500 priests has made an urgent plea to the country's bishops to postpone the introduction of the new English translation of the missal for at least another five years.

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Prayer leads to friendship with God, says pope

February 14, 2011

People don't really know who they are or what their life's purpose is unless they pray regularly, Pope Benedict said.

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iPhone app prepares users for good Confession

February 14, 2011

Can modern technology help strengthen our faith?

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