Monthly Archives: October 2009

Catholic journalist is more than embedded

Neil McCabe, a reporter for The Pilot newspaper in the Archdiocese of Boston, is experiencing the war in Iraq from the inside. But he’s not just embedded as a journalist; he’s a soldier. You can read about what he’s found … Continue reading

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Don’t stop the presses yet, says columnist

Writing for our friends UCA News in Asia, Maryknoll Father William Grimm writes about the future of Catholic journalism. In an editorial titled “Don’t stop the presses — yet,” Father Grimm writes that the electronic age is upon us, and “every … Continue reading

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Year for Priests: Rome as evangelization machine

By Paulist Father Tom Holahan One in a series ROME — The recent announcement that the Vatican will allow Anglicans to continue their “traditional spiritual practices” in the Catholic Church has started people thinking: Catholicism now has a formal way … Continue reading

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Remembering the murder of a Polish priest

A section of McCarren Park in Brooklyn, N.Y.,  is named for the late Father Jerzy Popieluszko, a popular priest who was outspoken in his support for the Solidarity movement in Poland and who was abducted and murdered by government agents in 1984. To commemorate … Continue reading

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Cardinal Kasper on special arrangement for former Anglicans

VATICAN CITY — Presenting a book last week on the results of 40 years of dialogue with Anglicans, Lutherans, Methodists and members of the Reformed churches, the Vatican’s chief ecumenist was asked about rumors that special provisions would be made … Continue reading

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Text of Vatican note on new structure for Anglicans entering Catholic Church

VATICAN CITY — The following is the “Note of The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith about Personal Ordinariates for Anglicans Entering the Catholic Church,” published by the Vatican today: With the preparation of an Apostolic Constitution, the Catholic … Continue reading

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Vatican announces new structure for Anglicans joining Catholic Church

(UPDATE: More complete story here.) VATICAN CITY — Pope Benedict XVI has established a special structure for Anglicans who want to be in full communion with Roman Catholic Church while preserving aspects of their Anglican spiritual and liturgical heritage, said U.S. … Continue reading

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