Monthly Archives: November 2010

Shopping mall evangelization?

From Glen Argan at the Western Catholic Reporter comes a link to a video of shoppers at a mall near Niagara Falls, Ontario, being surprised with a rendition of Handel’s “Hallelujah Chorus.” These singers were not in choir robes — … Continue reading

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Mourning in the papal household (updated)

Latest update: The pope knelt and prayed in silence before Manuela’s casket on Friday during a service held in the church of St. Stephen of the Abyssinians in the Vatican. The Vatican newspaper, L’Osservatore Romano, said he was “visibly moved” … Continue reading

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More people continue to seek help from Catholic Charities

Even though the government says the economy has turned the corner and things are slowly getting better, Catholic Charities agencies nationwide reported more people seeking assistance over the summer. For instance, agencies saw a growing number of requests for assistance … Continue reading

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Newspaper gives close-up look at Cardinal Wuerl

The Catholic Standard, newspaper of the Washington Archdiocese, provided in-depth coverage of the Nov. 20 consistory where Washington Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl’s and 23 other prelates received their red hats. The online edition includes stories on the ceremony itself as well as … Continue reading

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U.S. ‘ad limina’ visits expected to begin in late 2011

VATICAN CITY — Word around the Vatican is that U.S. bishops will begin making their next round of “ad limina” visits — their first with Pope Benedict — in late 2011, about a year from now. The visits feature individual … Continue reading

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Haitians ‘running scared’ from cholera

Illinois human services worker Brent DeLand says Haitians are “running scared” as they try to cope with a cholera epidemic that has claimed at least 1,415 lives since the outbreak began Oct. 19. “Cholera is a bad disease, but it’s … Continue reading

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Catholic Workers open Giuseppe Conlon House in East London

A group of Catholic Workers and their supporters celebrated the formal opening of the Giuseppe Conlon House in East London Nov. 21. Longtime Catholic Worker Ciaron O’Reilly is among the leaders of the effort. He has lived in Catholic Worker … Continue reading

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