Monthly Archives: September 2008

Bishop Morlino: ‘Setting the record straight’

In his Sept. 18 column for the Catholic Herald, newspaper of the Diocese of Madison, Wis., Bishop Robert C. Morlino writes that he has received a “multitude of requests” to set the record straight about a recent homily he gave on Catholic politicians. The … Continue reading

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Where am I and what time is it?!

JERUSALEM — It is that time of the year when things start getting complicated for those of us who are mathematically challenged — when something as simple as setting up an appointment in Bethlehem can take four phone calls and … Continue reading

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Soldiers and prayer linked in parish Web site

For several years, Julie Sines, the religious education director at St. Charles Parish in Bellows Falls, Vt., has been praying for U.S. soldiers every week in the parish’s adoration chapel. Two years ago, Sines, who is also the parish webmaster, took these prayers out … Continue reading

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Presidential candidates and Catholic Digest

Two days ago we posted an entry on the major parties’ presidential candidates responding to an e-mail interview in the October issue of the U.S. Catholic magazine. It turns out Catholic Digest’s October election issue also contains interviews – conducted by phone and e-mail – … Continue reading

Posted in 2008 election, clients, politics

Police pound journalist in Vietnam

Not too long after we posted a story about a controversial property dispute between the church and the Vietnamese government, we got notification that a reporter from The Associated Press was beaten by police while trying to cover the situation in Hanoi. Ben Stoking, … Continue reading

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Pius XII: Silently saving Jewish lives

VATICAN CITY — The Pave the Way Foundation spent years compiling readily available evidence to help prove Pope Pius XII did not just stand by while millions of Jews were slaughtered during World War II. It sponsored a Sept. 15-17 symposium … Continue reading

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Revolution and evolution: Bringing all things Vatican online

VATICAN CITY — When the Vatican went online with its official Web site in 1997, it marked the start of the Holy See’s digital revolution — offering anyone with an Internet connection copies of Vatican documents and papal speeches in seven different languages. But despite … Continue reading

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