Monthly Archives: May 2012

Tackling the issue: Lifting Haitians from extreme poverty

Determining how best to begin lifting Haitians out of the extreme poverty has vexed the world for years. This weekend, representatives of some of the largest Catholic agencies in the U.S. and elsewhere will meet with Haitian church officials to … Continue reading

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‘Continually evangelized by the poor’

You’ve seen his stories from Gaza, Libya, Honduras and Sudan. Paul Jeffrey has been writing and taking photographs of the world’s hot spots for Catholic News Service for years. But what many do not know is that he is also … Continue reading

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A historic Catholic-Jewish debate resonates today

There is an old French saying, “The more things change, the more things stay the same.” This might be said for the tough divisions that the Catholic community is feeling these days with other Christians, with non-Christians, and even among … Continue reading

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Vatican confirms the butler was part of VatiLeaks

VATICAN CITY — Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi today confirmed what had already been splashed across the press yesterday: that Paolo Gabriele, the pope’s private assistant, has been arrested after private documents were found in his possession. The dark-haired assistant … Continue reading

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Jerusalem welcomes Vatican official who works with Jews

By Judith Sudilovsky JERUSALEM — Swiss Cardinal Kurt Koch, president of the Pontifical Commission for Religious Relations With the Jews, was warmly welcomed by a largely Jewish audience to an intimate gathering focusing on Jewish-Catholic relations. Sharing the stage with … Continue reading

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Video: Rome’s Marian street shrines

Check out this video, posted this month by our Rome bureau, on the street shrines dedicated to Mary that are all over the city.

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Video: Traditionalist leader talks about his movement, Rome

(Update on Wednesday, May 16: CNS STORY: Vatican says reconciliation talks with SSPX still ongoing) Watch parts of our exclusive interview with Bishop Bernard Fellay, superior general of the Society of St. Pius X, at the society’s headquarters in Menzingen, Switzerland. … Continue reading

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