Monthly Archives: April 2009

Provoke Radio ends four-year run

Provoke Radio, a Jesuit-sponsored program focusing on the work of “ordinary people doing extraordinary things” in the realm of faith-based social justice and peace, ended a four-and-a-half-year run with its final new program April 26. CNS originally blogged about the program … Continue reading

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Catholic men stand up for faith

Nearly 1,000 showed up last weekend in Peoria, Ill., for the sixth annual “Call to Catholic Men of Faith,” according to The Catholic Post diocesan newspaper. But what really set the paper’s coverage apart was its use of multimedia: a … Continue reading

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Catholic community blogs in Florida

Check out this new Catholic community blog established by the Florida Catholic. It’s an interesting venue for Florida Catholics to express their faith.

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Vatican Museums join Italian quake-relief effort

VATICAN CITY — Accepting a proposal from the guards at the Vatican Museums, the office governing Vatican City State has decided to open the museums May 10 and donate all the money from ticket sales that day to survivors of … Continue reading

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100 Days Campaign to close at the White House

  After 100 days, the 100 Days Campaign to close the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, ends April 30. Dozens of people seeking the guarantee of humans rights for the 239 detainees being held without charges at Guantanamo will … Continue reading

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Pope prays with Italian earthquake survivors

VATICAN CITY — Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to the L’Aquila region, struck by an earthquake April 6, was delayed by an hour because heavy rains made it impossible for him to get there by helicopter. Vatican journalists, including Rome bureau … Continue reading

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America magazine reflects on century of triumphs, debates and faith

Our friends/clients at America magazine this month celebrated their 100th anniversary. As a bonus to our blog readers, here’s the story we distributed this week marking the momentous occasion. As reporter Chaz Muth observed in the story, “Only a handful … Continue reading

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