Monthly Archives: May 2007

Archbishop learns XLT, then has an LOL moment

Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory of Atlanta writes in The Georgia Bulletin that he knows how to send a text message, though he’s not very good at it, but he recently came across a new texting acronym — XLT — that … Continue reading

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Disability doesn’t dampen competitor’s commitment

The Catholic Explorer in the Diocese of Joliet, Ill., tells the story of a high school senior with cerebral palsy whose love of sports led her to be an integral part of her Catholic school’s basketball team. Despite her limitations, … Continue reading

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And now, a word from our sponsors …

If you’ve stumbled across this site, or followed the link this week from “Whispers in the Loggia,” welcome! And now, an explanation: As of this writing, this is still a test site, a prototype (should we call it the beta … Continue reading

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Monk never imagined this life for himself

A newly professed Benedictine monk in Arkansas explains his vocation path to the Arkansas Catholic, newspaper of the Diocese of Little Rock. The story also includes a link to a typical day in the life of a monk. It was … Continue reading

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Chinese church still stymied, says Hong Kong cardinal

Hong Kong Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun is on a three-week North American tour. First stop: Los Angeles. The Tidings has the details.

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‘Origins’ focuses on pope’s Brazil trip

Origins, the CNS Documentary Service, this week has three texts from Pope Benedict XVI’s trip to Brazil: In a wide-ranging and widely quoted address opening a conference of Latin American and Caribbean bishops, the pope discusses Christianity’s encounter with indigenous … Continue reading

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Catholics poised for historic role?

In an editorial, the National Catholic Register says “Catholics are poised to take on a historic role in America that can transform the future of our country.” See why the editors say that Catholics can be “the most important force … Continue reading

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