Monthly Archives: August 2012

Benedict XVI: “The Gospel should be lived without compromises”

The Pope blesses faithful Today the Pope welcomed 2.600 French youngsters who serve as altar boys in parishes across France Taken from Vatican Insider-ALessandro Speciale CASTEL GANDOLFO Praying is not a waste of time, it does not mean taking time … Continue reading

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Christianity faces ideological attack, Vatican representative says

Christianity and especially Catholicism is under ideological attack in many parts of the world, warns the Vatican’s permanent observer at UN offices in Geneva. Speaking to the annual Rimini meeting organized by the Communion and Liberation movement, Archbishop Silvano Tomasi … Continue reading

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Scientists: no contradiction between evolutionary biology and belief in God

Evolutionary biology and faith in God are not incompatible, two professors asserted at the international Rimini Meeting, an event that brings hundreds of thousands of people to Italy. “A proper understanding of creation, especially an understanding set forth by a … Continue reading

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Mercy sisters in Australia campaign against trafficking

Women religious from around Australia have made their sixth annual pilgrimage to the nation’s capital, to influence policies affecting people trafficked into Australia. The fifteen women, Catholic sisters and their colleagues, spoke to 76 Members of Parliament and Ministerial staff, … Continue reading

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Bishop’s Extravagant Behavior Triggers Uproar

Bishop’s Extravagant Behavior Triggers Uproar He extols the virtues of poverty and humility, but the German bishop of Limburg enjoys first-class flights and a luxurious new living complex. As the truth comes out about their secretive shepherd, local Catholics are … Continue reading

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Old-fashioned nuns say the past is key to the future

The light, clear tones of young women’s voices filled the chapel, their chanted prayers drifting across the wooden altar screen that shielded the sisters from the full view of those sitting in the pews. It was five o’clock on a … Continue reading

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Catholic movement finds ‘American dream’ fulfilled in Jesus

The coordinator of Communion and Liberation in North America believes the Catholic lay movement can help people there realize that “the American dream” finds its greatest fulfillment in Jesus Christ. “There is something that is deeply rooted in the people … Continue reading

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