Monthly Archives: May 2008

Benedict’s Top 10?

I did a Vatican Letter today on 10 texts I think are fundamental for understanding Pope Benedict XVI and his approach to his ministry. For those who want to click and read, here are the links: 1. His inaugural sermon in 2005. … Continue reading

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A longtime friend urges help for Holy Land

TORONTO — U.S. Cardinal John P. Foley, a longtime friend of the Catholic press, spoke once again at the annual Catholic News Service breakfast at the Catholic Media Convention. This year, though, the cardinal, now grand master of the Knights … Continue reading

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Our Sunday Visitor interviews papal nuncio to U.S.

TORONTO — The blog “Whispers in the Loggia” beat us to this one, but it bears repeating: Our Sunday Visitor interviewed Archbishop Pietro Sambi, the apostolic nuncio to the United States, on last month’s papal visit to the United States “now … Continue reading

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Youth appeal

TORONTO — How do Catholic media reach young people — those in high school or young adults? A group of young Canadian journalists offered their insights on that at the 2008 Catholic Media Convention. “If you don’t have a Web … Continue reading

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Text of Vatican spokesman’s address in Toronto

TORONTO — Jesuit Father Frederico Lombardi, director of the Vatican press office and the head of Vatican Radio, spoke this morning at the Catholic Media Convention here on the topic “When the Pope Speaks to the World: Working With Modern … Continue reading

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More on exploring the role of Catholic media

TORONTO — Plenty of things to talk about on Day 1 of the annual Catholic Media Convention.  In fact, too much (as is usually the case at these meetings). The day got off to a flying start with a message from … Continue reading

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Dem bones

VATICAN CITY — After a press conference unveiling the newly restored Mausoleum of the Valerii family in the Vatican necropolis under St. Peter’s Basilica, journalists were taken on a private tour of the underground burial chambers. A handful of American journalists was … Continue reading

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