Monthly Archives: February 2008

Lourdes anniversary recap

We had great coverage this week of the 150th anniversary of the Lourdes apparitions. Our photos and graphics manager, Nancy Wiechec, filed some wonderful images (like the one at the left) of pilgrims gathered in Lourdes to mark the date … Continue reading

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‘Favorite family food for Lent’

Looking for some new recipes for Lent? The Arkansas Catholic asked its readers for their family favorites and came up with 113 suggestions, all of which can be found here. Surely you can find one that’s worth a try.

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Vatican phone book slims down

An updated Vatican phone book was finally released this month. Strangely enough, it looked thinner than the last one. In fact, the 2008 elenco telefonico lost 61 pages, almost 30 percent, from its previous edition. What did they cut out? … Continue reading

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Bishop calls for comprehensive immigration reform

If you’re a Catholic in the pew wondering why the church holds the position it does on immigration reform, this story in the Intermountain Catholic in Salt Lake City could be worth a look. The head of that diocese, Bishop John … Continue reading

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Tales of longevity for Valentines’ week

He’s 101. She’s 99. And they’ve been married 83 years this month, long enough to wind up in the book version of Guinness World Records. Meet Clarence and Mayme Vail and read their story of faith in The Catholic Spirit … Continue reading

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‘Shaving heads for Fred’

Dozens of students and teachers at a Minnesota Catholic school volunteered to have their heads shaved to raise funds for a classmate who was diagnosed with a cancerous brain tumor. Details are in The Catholic Spirit, which reports that the … Continue reading

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Preacher enlivens church event

Our friend Ed. Foster Jr., the Web content editor at the Florida Catholic who also has done great work for us as a photographer (check out this image of the Christ of Havana statue that he took for us while … Continue reading

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