Daily Archives: July 7, 2009

Helping orphans in El Salvador get an education

Victoria Cavanaugh is just 23, a 2007 graduate of Boston College, and, oh yeah, she founded Nuestro Ahora, a scholarship program for orphans in El Salvador. It’s a fledgling but remarkably ambitious endeavor, especially considering Cavanaugh started it just two … Continue reading

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‘Word cloud’ for the pope’s new encyclical

OK, I’ll admit I’m not a big fan of “word clouds,” those graphical representations of how often a particular word appears in a document. But this one works. CNS graphics artist Emily Thompson created it using the words that appear … Continue reading

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Pope says moral value must be part of economic recovery, development

(Cross-post from our Web site) By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Ethical values are needed to overcome the current global economic crisis as well as to eradicate hunger and promote the real development of all the … Continue reading

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