Daily Archives: October 22, 2007

Library visits pay off for ‘Jeopardy’ champ

I can’t resist stories like this: The Catholic Voice in Oakland, Calif., profiles a local student who was this year’s winner of “Kids’ Week” on the popular TV game show “Jeopardy.” Ten-year-old Rachel Millena “devours American history the way some … Continue reading

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Pro-life midwife takes ministry to Russian Far East

The Western Catholic Reporter in Edmonton, Alberta, tells the story of a midwife who is taking her ministry to the Russian Far East. Heather Holtslag’s goal is not just to help women through their pregnancies but also to be a pro-life … Continue reading

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Little Rock Scripture program offers new feature

Many Catholics have heard of or been involved in the Little Rock Scripture Study program. Now, according to the Arkansas Catholic, the program is offering a free online series called “What the Bible Says About …” for downloading and printing. … Continue reading

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No cheers for Gore

The Vatican has a long memory, and that helps explain its less-than-enthusiastic response to Al Gore’s Nobel Peace Prize. The day Gore was announced as a winner, the Vatican newspaper covered the story in a single sentence,  buried on an … Continue reading

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A hint about next spring’s U.S. papal trip?

It’s been five weeks now since our friend Rocco Palmo over at “Whispers in the Loggia” reported what he called a “rough sketch” of the schedule for Pope Benedict XVI’s trip next April to the United States. The New York Archdiocese said in July that … Continue reading

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