Monthly Archives: August 2012

Need a blessing? Send an email to St. Rose of Lima

By Barbara Fraser LIMA, Peru — The first saint to be canonized in the Americas may also be the first to have her own email address. The courtyard beside the Church of St. Rose of Lima in the heart of … Continue reading

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Vatican publisher enters e-book market in Italiano

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican publishing house’s exclusive contract with Apple to market a series of books through iTunes made headlines in Italy, where it marked a real breakthrough. For the first time, books published directly by the Libreria Editrice … Continue reading

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Sold out: In Dublin, a Navy-Notre Dame rivalry

By Cian Molloy DUBLIN — A sudden influx of American visitors has alerted Ireland that it is home to the annual Navy–Notre Dame football match Sept. 1. Billed as the Emerald Isle Classic, the game takes place in Aviva Stadium, … Continue reading

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The crash of Flight 255 and the miracle of life

This year many Catholics are reminiscing on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Blessed John Paul II’s September 1987 pastoral visit to the United States and Canada. But it is also the anniversary of a tragedy that took place a month … Continue reading

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The Latter-day Saints and their Scriptures

A lot is being written about the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints these days since Gov. Mitt Romney has (almost) nailed the Republican nomination for president. There probably never has been more attention given to the LDS Church … Continue reading

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Security and the papal trip to Lebanon

VATICAN CITY — Vatican officials, papal trip organizers and the Maronite patriarch who is supposed to be one of Pope Benedict XVI’s hosts in Lebanon Sept. 14-16 all say the trip is a go. The thing is, however, violence related … Continue reading

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Catholic colleges going greener every year

College campuses are trying harder all the time to go green and stay there. Sustainable practices help keep universities control waste and cost and teach students the importance of lifelong care of their environment. Every year, the Sierra Club, one … Continue reading

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