Daily Archives: December 7, 2007

“Golden Compass,” Part 2

Or maybe this is Part 3, if you count both the brief post here from last month and our comprehensive look two days ago of Catholic press coverage on both sides of the issue. More items found since Wednesday: — Bishop Jerome E. Listecki … Continue reading

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Ring around the Advent wreath

VATICAN CITY — Exactly 24 hours after I laid eyes on Pope Benedict’s Advent wreath (pictured left) and noticed its four red candles, our friends at Catholic Press Photo here in Rome were in the papal library on another pool assignment. They knew … Continue reading

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This week in Origins

Here’s the rundown for the latest edition of Origins: CNS Documentary Service dated Dec. 13: To come to know God — the true God — means to receive hope, says Pope Benedict XVI in “Spe Salvi,” his second encyclical. Today … Continue reading

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Big lineup next Friday at the Vatican

It’s not often that the heads of three Vatican congregations assemble for a press conference. It’s happening next Friday, when the Vatican releases a “Doctrinal Note on Some Aspects of Evangelization.” On the dais will be U.S. Cardinal William J. … Continue reading

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Former diocesan journalist studying for the priesthood

This story came as a pleasant surprise to me. Christopher Gray, who I’ve known for a couple years as a staff writer and the techno-expert for the Intermountain Catholic in Salt Lake City, is completing his first semester studying for the … Continue reading

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