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CURRENT ISSUE:   March 10, 2008   •   VOL. 46, NO. 5   •   Oakland, CA

Vatican: baptisms
using wrong words
must be redone
A baptism administered “in the name of the Creator, and of the Redeemer and of the Sanctifier” is not a baptism at all . . .


Drop in U.S. Catholics offset by new immigrants, study says

The Catholic Church has been hardest hit by the shifts in religious affiliation
revealed in a new study . . .         >>>

Court hears arguments on same-sex marriage

Demonstrators for and against Proposition 22, which excludes same-sex couples from state-sanctioned marriage, gathered outside the state Supreme Court building in San Francisco March 4 . . .



Kidnapped in Iraq
Chaldean Catholic Archbishop
Paulos Faraj Rahho of Mosul, Iraq,
was kidnapped Feb. 29 in Mosul
after he finished leading the
Way of the Cross. Three people
with him were killed. Archdiocesan
sources said March 3 that a ransom
demand of $1 million had been made.



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