Monthly Archives: July 2011

An app you might not want Mom to have

VATICAN CITY — If your parents are paying your way to World Youth Day in Madrid and you want them to know where you are, then the Vatican has an iPhone and iPad app you both might want. On the … Continue reading

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Young women religious from across US make their voices heard

The voice of youth is more powerful than ever — members of the under-25 set are quickly rising to the top in multiple industries, making sure they leave their mark on the world as soon as they can, but what … Continue reading

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Vatican nuncio to U.S. Archbishop Sambi dies

Detailed obituary: Archbishop Sambi, US nuncio since early 2006, dies at age 73 Reaction: US church had ‘highest respect, deepest affection’ for nuncio Archbishop Pietro Sambi, the apostolic nuncio to the United States for more than five years, died tonight, apparently from … Continue reading

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Jesuits at Oxford find painting believed to be by Michelangelo

A painting of Christ’s crucifixion believed to be the work of Michelangelo has been hanging in the residence of a small Jesuit community at Oxford for more than 70 years. Purchased at auction by the Campion Hall community in the 1930s, the … Continue reading

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Saints’ relics ‘remind us of a world beyond our own’

Father Eugene J. Carella tells Claudia McDonnell of Catholic New York that he became fascinated with saints as a small boy in Brooklyn, accompanying his great-grandmother to see shrines at their parish church. Today the Staten Island priest has a huge … Continue reading

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Vatican ambassador to U.S. on ‘assisted ventilation’

UPDATED  7/23 By Julie Asher Catholic News Service Archbishop Pietro Sambi, papal nuncio to the United States, “has been placed on assisted ventilation” since experiencing complications after he underwent “a delicate lung surgery” two weeks ago, according to the apostolic … Continue reading

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English parishes get game on for London Olympics

British organizers of the 2012 Summer Olympics and Paralympics have more than the crown, court and commons rolling up their sleeves to welcome some 10,500 athletes and twice as many journalists to the two events. They also have every Catholic … Continue reading

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