Monthly Archives: November 2009

Liveblog: U.S. bishops’ fall general meeting

Here we are again, ready to liveblog the fall general meeting of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, just as we did last year. (If you’ve opened this page mid-session, make sure you refresh your browser often to get the … Continue reading

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Pope names archbishop for Milwaukee, bishop for Fort Wayne-South Bend

(UPDATE: Full story.) By Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — Pope Benedict XVI has named Bishop Jerome E. Listecki of La Crosse, Wis., to be the archbishop of Milwaukee and Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades of Harrisburg, Pa., to be the … Continue reading

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New comments policy

Moderating comments on a blog like this is not exactly rocket science, and lots of mainstream sites don’t even publish their policy, but we’ve decided to go ahead and write a comments policy of our own. They’re posted on the … Continue reading

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Pope John Paul II and the rosary

Pope John Paul II “wanted so much for the family, the young, the sick and elderly, deacons and priests and bishops to learn and adopt his new method of praying the rosary so that the rosary would be come more … Continue reading

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Promoting “Alma Mater” on the Internet

ROME — Geffen Records UK, which teamed up with the Pauline Fathers’ Multimedia San Paolo to set Pope Benedict’s voice to music, is going all out with publicity for the album “Alma Mater” in anticipation of its Nov. 30 worldwide … Continue reading

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Inside scoop on Vatican’s groundbreaking virtual tour

VATICAN CITY — As a participant in Villanova University’s Vatican internship program, I had the opportunity to be a part of a groundbreaking project. This Monday, in celebration of the feast of the dedication of the Basilica of St. John … Continue reading

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Cardinal George statement on House-approved health care bill

UPDATE: Our story on the statement. The following statement was issued this evening by Cardinal Francis George of Chicago, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops: Over the weekend, the US House of Representatives advanced major legislation to provide … Continue reading

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