Daily Archives: September 18, 2009

Tanzanian girls glad to go to school

A new book, “Emusoi” — to be published this October — tells the story of six  Masai girls in Tanzania who had the opportunity — rare in their culture — to get an education. The girls were taught at the Maryknoll-sponsored Emusoi Center.  Last year,  CNS … Continue reading

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Loyola graduates remember Katrina

The 2009 class of Loyola University New Orleans recently paid their respects to other colleges — 637 to be exact.  That’s the number of colleges that took in Loyola students immediately after Hurricane Katrina forced the university to suspend classes for a semester … Continue reading

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A synod for the Middle East

UPDATE: Additional info in our story. VATICAN CITY — Vatican sources are saying that Pope Benedict XVI will convene a Synod of Bishops for the Middle East to be held in October of 2010, to address the trials and tribulations … Continue reading

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