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Pope’s Message to Patriarch Alexy II on Returning Icon of Kazan

VATICAN CITY, AUG. 29, 2004 ( Here is the message, published by the Holy See on Aug. 28, which John Paul II sent to Alexy II, Orthodox Patriarch of Moscow and all Russians, when returning the Icon of the Mother of God of Kazan to Russia. A Vatican delegation returned the image to the Orthodox patriarch on Saturday, in the Kremlin’s Cathedral of the Dormition.

U.S. Bishops Testify in Favor of Proposed FCC Indecency Rules

WASHINGTON, AUG. 29, 2004 ( An assistant general counsel to the U.S. bishop’s conference testified last week in front of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) supporting a proposed rule that would require broadcasters to archive all aired programming.

The Family Under Siege

Symposium in Rome Views the Challenges in Europe