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Democratic Congo Bishops call for End to War

KINSHASA, Congo, Mar. 7, 01 (CWNews.com/Fides) - The bishops of Democratic Congo issued a call to "stop the war" addressed to all parties involved and an appeal to support "inter-government talks" in order to form a "government of national unity" and the setting up of...

Million Sudanese Wtihout Food

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar. 7, 01 (CWNews.com) - Up to one million people have been displaced from their homes and are without food and water in southern Sudan, according to the bishop of Rumbek, Sudan. Bishop Cesare Mazzolari told the Misna missionary news agency, "A...

A Glimpse Inside the Pope's Lenten Retreat

VATICAN, Mar. 7, 01 (CWNews.com) -- Most offices at the Vatican are closed this week, as the members of the Roman Curia join Pope John Paul II in the annual Lenten Retreat. The retreat, taking place in the Redemptoris Mater chapel of the apostolic palace, is being led...

Viet Priest Arrested for Testifying before US Congress

VIET PRIEST ARRESTED FOR HUMAN-RIGHTS WORK HO CHI MINH CITY, Mar. 6, 01 (CWNews.com) -- A Catholic priest who submitted testimony to the US Congress outlining violations of religious freedom in Vietnam has been arrested by that country's government. Father Nguyen Van...

Massacres in Borneo: 3,000 Beheaded

JAKARTA, Mar. 6, 01 (CWNews.com) -- Thousands of people have been killed by decapitation in an outburst of ethnic fighting in Borneo, the Fides news service has reported. Fides revealed that conflicts between the native Dayaks of Borneo and immigrant Madurese have...

Cardinal George's 1st 2 meditations for Roman Curia

VATICAN CITY, MAR. 5, 2001 (Zenit.org).- Christian life is simply the response to God who first loved us. This response, especially in the consumerist era, exacts detachment from everything that does not lead us to him. That is a summary of the first two meditations...

Brands Are the New Religion, Ad Agency Says

THE GOSPEL OF NIKE, MICROSOFT AND DISNEY Brands Are the New Religion, Ad Agency Says LONDON, MAR. 5, 2001 (Zenit.org).- From an industry not known for understatement, comes a new boast: Belief in consumer brands has replaced religious faith as the thing that gives...

Cardinal McCarrick – Sweatshops, Homelessness, Human Rights

CARDINAL MCCARRICK CONCERNS DON'T STOP AT THE BORDER Human Rights, Sweatshops, Homelessness Among Concerns WASHINGTON, D.C., MAR. 5, 2001 (Zenit.org).- At the Mass of thanksgiving in his honor, Cardinal Theodore Edgar McCarrick began his sermon Sunday with a...

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Democratic Congo Bishops call for End to War

KINSHASA, Congo, Mar. 7, 01 (CWNews.com/Fides) - The bishops of Democratic Congo issued a call to "stop the war" addressed to all parties involved and an appeal to support "inter-government talks" in order to form a "government of national unity" and the setting up of...

Million Sudanese Wtihout Food

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar. 7, 01 (CWNews.com) - Up to one million people have been displaced from their homes and are without food and water in southern Sudan, according to the bishop of Rumbek, Sudan. Bishop Cesare Mazzolari told the Misna missionary news agency, "A...

A Glimpse Inside the Pope's Lenten Retreat

VATICAN, Mar. 7, 01 (CWNews.com) -- Most offices at the Vatican are closed this week, as the members of the Roman Curia join Pope John Paul II in the annual Lenten Retreat. The retreat, taking place in the Redemptoris Mater chapel of the apostolic palace, is being led...

Viet Priest Arrested for Testifying before US Congress

VIET PRIEST ARRESTED FOR HUMAN-RIGHTS WORK HO CHI MINH CITY, Mar. 6, 01 (CWNews.com) -- A Catholic priest who submitted testimony to the US Congress outlining violations of religious freedom in Vietnam has been arrested by that country's government. Father Nguyen Van...

Massacres in Borneo: 3,000 Beheaded

JAKARTA, Mar. 6, 01 (CWNews.com) -- Thousands of people have been killed by decapitation in an outburst of ethnic fighting in Borneo, the Fides news service has reported. Fides revealed that conflicts between the native Dayaks of Borneo and immigrant Madurese have...

Cardinal George's 1st 2 meditations for Roman Curia

VATICAN CITY, MAR. 5, 2001 (Zenit.org).- Christian life is simply the response to God who first loved us. This response, especially in the consumerist era, exacts detachment from everything that does not lead us to him. That is a summary of the first two meditations...

Brands Are the New Religion, Ad Agency Says

THE GOSPEL OF NIKE, MICROSOFT AND DISNEY Brands Are the New Religion, Ad Agency Says LONDON, MAR. 5, 2001 (Zenit.org).- From an industry not known for understatement, comes a new boast: Belief in consumer brands has replaced religious faith as the thing that gives...

Cardinal McCarrick – Sweatshops, Homelessness, Human Rights

CARDINAL MCCARRICK CONCERNS DON'T STOP AT THE BORDER Human Rights, Sweatshops, Homelessness Among Concerns WASHINGTON, D.C., MAR. 5, 2001 (Zenit.org).- At the Mass of thanksgiving in his honor, Cardinal Theodore Edgar McCarrick began his sermon Sunday with a...

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