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A Truly Judicial Fiat

As we celebrate the Solemnity of the Annunciation, let us place our country under Our Ladys powerful intercession

Vatican Tribunal Decision in Trial of Paolo Gabriele

VATICAN CITY, OCT. 8, 2012 ( Here is the translation of the Vatican tribunal’s decision in the case of Paolo Gabriele, the former Papal butler charged with the aggravated theft of private documents belonging to Pope Benedict XVI.

Pro-lifer Hopeful as Alito Joins Court

WASHINGTON, D.C., JAN. 31, 2006 ( Father Frank Pavone, national director of Priests for Life, voiced optimism in the wake of Samuel Alito’s confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Catholic Chief Justice of U.S.

ROME, NOV. 7, 2005 ( The second part of ZENIT’s interview on Charles Carroll, published Nov. 2, incorrectly stated that John Roberts is the second Catholic to hold the post of chief justice of the United States.

Court Lets Contraceptive Ruling Stand

WASHINGTON, D.C., OCT. 4, 2004 ( The U.S. Supreme Court refused to disturb a ruling that forces some California religious organizations to pay for workers’ contraceptive health insurance benefits.

Bishops´ Leader Favors U.S. Decision on Assisted Suicide

WASHINGTON, D.C., NOV. 7, 2001 ( The president of the U.S. bishops´ conference praised Attorney General John Ashcroft´s directive to overturn a 1998 opinion which allowed federally controlled drugs to be used in physician-assisted suicide.

Verdict Signals Christian Blood Is Cheap, Copt Warns

CAIRO, Egypt, FEB. 5, 2001 ( Muslims are now “encouraged to kill Christians” in Egypt after a court this week acquitted most of those accused of massacring Christians in January last year, a leading Coptic cleric charged.