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An Irish bishop and pro-life activists said any legislation to provide abortion in limited situations would inevitably lead to widespread abortion.
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The world authority envisioned by two popes as a way to ensure global peace and justice would be primarily a moral force with limited jurisdiction, Pope Benedict said.
A new Saudi-backed interfaith centre will provide an opportunity for the Church to promote religious freedom around the world, said the head of the Vatican’s office for interreligious dialogue.
The newly-appointed bishop of Cloyne, Ireland, vowed he will make healing the lives of victims of abuse in the diocese a priority.
As Congolese rebels initiated what appeared to be a partial withdrawal from the city of Goma, a Catholic organization said the region’s civilians remained either on the run or terrified that their community would be the next target for a rebel attack.
For more than 1,000 years, liturgical reform had meant an effort to establish uniformity in worship throughout the Catholic Church. At the Second Vatican Council, reform took a different direction – the quest for uniformity gave way to an allowance for the liturgy to respect the diversity of cultures around the world.