Daily Archives: July 3, 2008

Links on alleged sterilizations at Catholic hospitals

We ran a story today on Our Sunday Visitor’s report alleging that thousands of sterilizations may have taken place in Catholic hospitals in Texas from 2000 to 2003. For additional details, here is a link to the newspaper’s main story. … Continue reading

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Celebrities attract attention, can also cause distractions

High-profile speakers attract the kind of crowds and media attention organizers of events hope for. But, they also attract people with agendas who are eager — and sometimes overzealous — to gain support for their cause. Such was the case … Continue reading

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A papal three-wheeler

VATICAN CITY — Pope Benedict XVI was presented yesterday with two brand-new customized Piaggio three-wheeled vehicles. The funky, light weight transport vehicles are called “ape” in Italian, which means “bee” — probably for the loud buzzing noise the tiny engine makes as … Continue reading

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Vatican newspaper now in Malayalam

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican newspaper, L’Osservatore Romano, will now be available to some 6 million Catholics in the Indian state of Kerala starting today — the feast of St. Thomas the Apostle . While the daily paper comes out … Continue reading

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