Monthly Archives: July 2008

From Sydney, a great new book on the Mass

The Catholic Weekly in Sydney, Australia, has published a beautiful new commentary on the Mass. “This Is the Mass,” by the liturgy office of the Archdiocese of Sydney, is worth the $40 (US$39) price for the photographs alone. It was … Continue reading

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‘Citizen journalism’ at World Youth Day

“Citizen journalism” is a new buzzword in the newspaper industry — and one many professional journalists are not too fond of — as the mainstream media struggle to find new methods to engage readers in the Internet age. But it occured to me this … Continue reading

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Also blogging from WYD

Bill Howard, editor of the Colorado Catholic Herald in Colorado Springs, is in Sydney blogging away and writing news stories (like this) on World Youth Day. (We missed him in our previous posts here and here about Catholic press coverage … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s WYD summary

Here are today’s highlights over at the CNS World Youth Day blog and on the CNS homepage for WYD stories: — Catechesis sessions throughout the host city are always a big part of the World Youth Day tradition. One of … Continue reading

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Photos of ‘Sydney excitement’

(Cross-post from CNS World Youth Day blog) To make yourself feel even closer to the events of World Youth Day, make sure you check out the slideshow on our World Youth Day 2008 page. Once you’re on the page at … Continue reading

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A light in the darkness for vocations

For years now, the church in the U.S. has been dealing with a shortage of priests. Vocations to the priesthood seem to be at a low and many parishes are being forced to share priests or combine with other parishes … Continue reading

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A woman who knows her Bible

As the world’s bishops gear up for the synod on the Bible in October, stories about how people don’t understand Scripture are inevitable. As CNS reported earlier this year, not everyone gets the Bible. Although most people in North America … Continue reading

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