Monthly Archives: February 2010

Catholic Press Month coming to an end

As February draws to a close,  so does Catholic Press Month, but you can and should appreciate the Catholic press, which, year-round, in season and out,  gives you news of  not only your local Catholic community but of the church in the … Continue reading

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The top ‘undercover boss’

What? Yet another reality show on network  television? This one is on CBS and called “Undercover Boss.” Each week the head of some major U.S. company exchanges business attire for the uniform the company’s employees wear and goes “undercover,” using a different name and … Continue reading

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Archbishop Gomez heads advisory group looking at Haitian church’s needs

Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of San Antonio will lead a small team of U.S. bishops to Haiti March 1-3 to assess how the Jan. 12 earthquake affected the local church. The archbishop, chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Subcommittee on the Church … Continue reading

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A different view of the Olympics

For a noncommercial take on the Winter Olympics, check out the Olympics blog of Clayton Imoo, director of the Youth Ministry Office for the Archdiocese of Vancouver, British Columbia. Imoo creates videos documenting each day’s events. His low-key, humorous approach … Continue reading

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Pope to canonize Mary MacKillop, Andre Bessette Oct. 17

UPDATE: Click here for full story. VATICAN CITY — Pope Benedict XVI announced this morning that he would canonize Blessed Mary MacKillop of Australia and Blessed Andre Bessette of Canada, along with four others, at the Vatican Oct. 17. The announcement … Continue reading

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Turf’s up: Clericus Cup starts fourth season

VATICAN CITY — Seminarians and priests studying in Rome are lacing up their cleats, ready to kick off the fourth season of the Clericus Cup soccer tournament. The starting matches begin this Saturday when the U.S. seminary in Rome — … Continue reading

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Catholic scholars ask Pope Benedict to slow process of sainthood cause of Pope Pius XII

Nineteen Catholic scholars of theology and history are asking Pope Benedict XVI to slow the process of the sainthood cause of Pope Pius XII. Saying that much more research needs to be done on the papacy of the mid-20th century … Continue reading

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