Daily Archives: July 15, 2009

Farewell to a Catholic journalist who suffered for his pen

Catholic journalists in the U.S. and Canada don’t spend much time thinking that they just might land in jail for what they write. About the worst thing that happens to us is that a reader takes issue with what we … Continue reading

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Year for Priests: Serving African medical students a privilege

By Maryknoll Father Michael J. Snyder One in a series DAR ES SALAAM, Tananzia — It has been two and a half years since my return to Tanzania after 10 years of service in the U.S.  I had 20 years … Continue reading

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‘Rome, sweet home’

For New Orleans Catholic editor Peter Finney, a planned assignment to go to Rome cover his new archbishop — Archbishop Gregory M. Aymond — as he received his pallium June 29 from Pope Benedict XVI turned out to be a frustrating journey … Continue reading

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A postscript to Malia and Sasha’s Vatican visit

VATICAN CITY — While neither the Vatican nor the White House released photographs of Pope Benedict XVI with Malia and Sasha Obama, the Vatican newspaper published a couple more details about their Vatican visit. While their father was meeting privately … Continue reading

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The US background of John Paul’s synagogue visit

VATICAN CITY — Los Angeles Cardinal Roger Mahony apparently was partially responsible for Pope John Paul II’s historic 1986 visit to Rome’s main synagogue. Today’s issue of the Vatican newspaper, L’Osservatore Romano, contains a long interview with Cardinal Jorge Mejia, … Continue reading

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