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The About.com Catholicism Readers' Choice Awards
Every year, the About.com Catholicism Readers' Choice Awards showcase the best Catholic products in ten categories. Learn more about the About.com Catholicism Readers' Choice Awards.

January 2010 in Review
The most popular and important stories from About Catholicism in January 2010.

Catholic Relief Agencies
While there are literally hundreds of major Catholic relief agencies around the world, and thousands of smaller ones, the agencies listed below are some of the most significant, both in size and resources. To find out more about each agency, including how to donate, click on the name of the agency in the list. If there is no Catholic relief...

What Does the Catholic Church Say About Stem-Cell Research?
Is the Catholic Church opposed to all stem-cell research? What is the Church's teaching on the use of tissue from aborted children? Learn more.

The Just War Theory of the Catholic Church
What are the conditions that determine the justice of a war? Learn more about the just-war theory of the Catholic Church.

What Is the Papacy's Response to the War in Iraq?
The Iraq War started on March 18, 2003. What have Popes John Paul II and Benedict XVI had to say about the war? How have they viewed the war in light of the Catholic Church's teaching on Just War Theory?

Where do John McCain and Sarah Palin Stand on Abortion?
On the national level, the Republican Party has become identified as the pro-life party, even though there are many Republicans who support abortion. Where do John McCain and Sarah Palin stand on abortion, partial-birth abortion, and federal funding?

Where do Barack Obama and Joe Biden Stand on Abortion?
Abortion is the paramount life issue, because the way that we treat innocent human life defines the type of society in which we live. Where do Barack Obama and Joe Biden stand on abortion, partial-birth abortion, infanticide, and federal funding?

Barack Obama and Joe Biden on Embryonic Stem-Cell Research
Embryonic stem-cell research looms large in the 2008 presidential election. Where do Barack Obama and Joe Biden stand?

Where Do John McCain and Sarah Palin Stand on Embryonic Stem-Cell Research?
Where do John McCain and Sarah Palin stand on embryonic stem-cell research?

Catholic World News (CWN)
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February 2010 in Review
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March 2010 in Review
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December 2010 in Review
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Pope Benedict XVI's Prayer Intentions for 2011
Each month, Pope Benedict XVI announces his prayer intentions for that month. Find Pope Benedict's prayer intentions for each month in 2011.

Pope Benedict XVI's Prayer Intentions for January 2011
Each month, Pope Benedict XVI announces his prayer intentions for that month. Find Pope Benedict's prayer intentions for January 2011.

Pope Benedict XVI's Prayer Intentions for February 2011
Each month, Pope Benedict XVI announces his prayer intentions for that month. Find Pope Benedict's prayer intentions for February 2011.

Pope Benedict XVI's Prayer Intentions for March 2011
Each month, Pope Benedict XVI announces his prayer intentions for that month. Find Pope Benedict's prayer intentions for March 2011.

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