Monthly Archives: January 2008

And you think YOUR neighborhood is noisy!

We’ve been devotedly following the Clericus Cup soccer tournament, which features teams from Rome’s major seminaries in friendly matches with an international flavor. So we wanted to make sure you didn’t miss yesterday’s story about how Clericus Cup fans are … Continue reading

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Easter’s coming early this year

At the Vatican Press Office today, Archbishop Claudio Celli’s inaugural press conference was followed by an informal rinfresco — pizza and spumante. The archbishop had one slice, but some of the journalists made lunch of it. The dessert tray held … Continue reading

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Catching up …

Stories worth noting before they get too old:  — At least three of our papers had stories this month remembering the work of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Check out these stories in The Rhode Island Catholic in Providence, … Continue reading

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Blogging from the March for Life

Those clever folks at the Florida Catholic — specifically, Miami bureau editor Ana Rodriguez-Soto — have posted a blog from the March for Life. Click here for day one and here for day two. You’ll see that the Miami high … Continue reading

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Advocating for life: Images from the Roe v. Wade anniversary

Visitors to the CNS News Hub and to our homepage don’t often get to see many of the photos we supply daily to the Catholic press. It’s our hidden gem, known best by the clients who subscribe to our photo service. … Continue reading

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Imam’s visit to Rome synagogue postponed

The visit of the imam of Rome’s mosque to the city’s historic synagogue has been postponed to an undetermined date. Abdellah Redouane, secretary general of the Islamic Cultural Center of Italy, which is based at the mosque, told the Italian news … Continue reading

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Portraits of the new Jesuit general in words and pixels

When the Jesuits announced Saturday that members of their General Congregation elected Father Adolfo Nicolas to be the new superior general, they put out a fairly bare-bones biography. Although not much was added to the biography, the Jesuits soon revamped the … Continue reading

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