August 2, 2007

Priests excessive force by police

MEXICO CITY – A group of priests from the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca denounced what they say was excessive force by police to keep protesters away from an annual culture fair.
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Bulgarian absolved of involvement in plot to kill pope dies

SOFIA, Bulgaria – Sergei Antonov, accused by Pope John Paul II’s would-be assassin of being part of a Soviet-bloc plot to kill the pope in 1981, was found dead in his Sofia apartment. Bulgarian police confirmed the death of the 58-year-old Antonov Aug. 1, but said his death had occurred several days earlier. He apparently...
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Testimonial dinner to honor Cardinal Keeler

The Archdiocese of Baltimore will hold a testimonial dinner for Cardinal William H. Keeler Sept. 6 at the Baltimore Convention Center to honor the prelate’s 18 years of service in the Premier See.
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Overcoming cancer teaches Westminster pastor lessons on faith

During the many months Monsignor Arthur Valenzano battled leukemia, there was one day the longtime pastor of St. John in Westminster remembers as his absolute worst.
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