Monthly Archives: March 2012

Despite loss, NAC Martyrs lead division

ROME — The Pontifical North American College is still leading its division in the Clericus Cup soccer series even though it lost in a shootout over the weekend. The NAC Martyrs played on Saturday against Santa Maria della Riconciliazione, which … Continue reading

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How our video on tap-dancing seminarian came to be

By Robert Duncan Catholic News Service ROME — I briefly met David Rider two years ago in New York City while on retreat at the archdiocesan seminary. I was surprised to run into him on the streets of Rome last … Continue reading

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New clearinghouse for doctrinal congregation’s documents

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has unveiled a new webpage listing the major public documents and decisions it has issued since 1966 plus key commentaries. It has separate categories for doctrinal and disciplinary … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict’s ‘amazing’ energy, attentiveness

Our Rome bureau talked to Archbishop Jerome G. Hanus, who this month took part in his fifth “ad limina” trip to Rome. The visits are to report to the pope and other Vatican agencies on the status of their dioceses and … Continue reading

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Our Rome bureau’s scoop of the day

Posted by the ever-observant bureau about 30 minutes ago: Wasp invasion at StPete’s colonnade. Vatican TV’s live-cam now home to a wasp nest that’s under construction! twitter.com/CatholicNewsSv… — Catholic News Svc (@CatholicNewsSvc) March 14, 2012

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Havana’s online welcome

VATICAN CITY — “To the dislike and failure of the White House´s diplomatic pressures, Pope Benedict XVI will arrive to Cuba on March 26th,” reports the Cuban foreign ministry’s new website dedicated to the papal visit. Internet penetration on the … Continue reading

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New video highlights work of priests, in their own words

Our friends at Salt + Light Television, Canada’s premier Catholic media ministry, sent along this video they produced for Toronto’s annual “Ordinandi Dinner” for seminarians who will be ordained this year. (Here’s a story posted today by another longtime CNS friend, … Continue reading

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