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Category: 大家看
Posted by: pingying
不曉得現在的戰況如何了..........

難怪新舊教宗都在努力推行各基督教宗派之間的和解,原來同志已經衝到他們的聖地了

同志新聞通訊社2005/03/19PC綜合外電報導】

由保守派基督徒與猶太教團體組成的一個聯盟,近日發起陳情,試圖阻止2005年全球驕傲節(WorldPride 2005)活動移師耶路撒冷舉行。

加州某廣播電台的牧師說,如果在耶路撒冷舉辦2005年全球驕傲節活動,聖地將遭到天譴。經常帶領信徒前往耶路撒冷朝聖的裘文內帝牧師(Leo Giovinetti),最近號召美國福音派團體與猶太極端正統派教徒,聯手阻止即將於今夏在耶路撒冷舉辦的國際同志驕傲節。

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Posted by: host
Pope Benedict XVI Gets New E-Mail Address; Faithful Can E-Mail Him With Prayer or Problem

VATICAN CITY Apr 21, 2005 — Got a prayer or a problem for the new pope? Now you can e-mail him. Showing that Pope Benedict XVI intends to follow in the footsteps of John Paul II's multimedia ministry, the Vatican on Thursday modified its Web site so that users who click on an icon on the home page automatically activate an e-mail composer with his address: benedettoxvi@vatican.va .

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Posted by: pingying
Category: 大家看
Posted by: pingying
Polls Show Church Faces Many Challenges in Appealing to American Catholics
Analysis by GARY LANGER, ABC News
April 4, 2005 -- As the world mourns Pope John Paul II, the Catholic Church faces a range of challenges in tending to its American flock, including a steep long-term decline in church attendance and a broad distance from Rome in views on church policy and social issues alike.

About a quarter of Americans identify themselves as Catholics, a number that's held steady for decades (ranging percent from 22 percent to 29 percent in annual averages of Gallup poll data since 1948 ). But the share of Catholics who say they've attended church in the past week has fallen dramatically, from 74 percent in 1955 to 45 percent last year.

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