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Libyan bishop criticizes military action

March 28, 2011

Bishop Giovanni Martinelli of Tripoli, Libya, has criticized the decision to use military action against Col. Moammar Gadhafi rather than pursue a negotiated solution.

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Japanese bishops set up centre in Sendai

March 28, 2011

Japanese Church officials are setting up an emergency centre to coordinate humanitarian aid operations in Sendai, the area most devastated by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami.

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Aussie bishops warn against voting for Greens

March 28, 2011

Nine bishops from the state of New South Wales have joined Sydney Cardinal George Pell to warn Catholics about voting in the March 26 state election for the Greens, who have gained "significant" influence.

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Maronites elect patriarch expected to unite Catholics

Patriarch Rai

March 28, 2011

Church bells rang, horns blasted and firecrackers echoed throughout Lebanon as it was announced that Bishop Bechara Rai of Jbeil, Lebanon, had been elected the new patriarch of the Maronite Catholic Church.

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WYD organizers out to replace 'nightmare hymn'

March 28, 2011

With more than one million Catholic youths expected to converge on Madrid for World Youth Day in August, organizers are busy making final preparations.

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Exorcism movie a reminder that devil exists

March 21, 2011

The latest Hollywood movie on exorcism is a reminder that the devil truly exists and wants to prevail, said the Vatican newspaper, L'Osservatore Romano.

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Pope encourages Lenten battle against evil

March 21, 2011

Setting out on the Lenten journey of conversion, Pope Benedict urged Christians to make a commitment "to take Jesus' side against sin and, as individuals and as a Church, to engage in spiritual battle against the spirit of evil."

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U.S. bishops support unions but urge cooperation

March 21, 2011

Amid ongoing battles between Republican governors and organized labour in Midwestern states, U.S. Catholic bishops have echoed the long-standing Church support for workers' rights.

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Public school religion can promote dialogue

March 21, 2011

Education about religion in public schools can help students learn to respect others' beliefs, but government-run programs must exercise extreme caution not to promote or to criticize a particular religion, a Vatican official told the UN Human Rights Council.

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St. Thérèse in Israel

March 21, 2011

Catholic clergy and religious take part in a ceremony upon the arrival of the relics of St. Thérèse of Lisieux at the Ben Gurion International Airport near Tel Aviv, Israel, March 14.

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