Monthly Archives: September 2012

Nicaragua is latest country to stop training at U.S. Army school

Add Nicaragua to the list of countries no longer sending soldiers for training to a U.S. Army school in Georgia. School of the Americas Watch reported that Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega decided to end his country’s participation in the Western … Continue reading

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Religion has big impact on how America gives

If you ever wondered whether religion makes a big impact on American generosity, wonder no more. It does. According to a new study released in the Aug. 23 issue of The Chronicle of Philanthropy, “regions of the country that are … Continue reading

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Pope videos, Vatican Radio on your Android

VATICAN CITY — With a couple quick taps, users of Android smartphones and tablets can listen to Vatican Radio programs — in 40 different languages, including Esperanto — access the pope’s daily schedule in English or Italian, read the texts … Continue reading

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Growth is good among Catholic colleges

Seven Catholic colleges and universities were among the nation’s largest schools, and five are among the fastest growing, according the the 2012-2013 Almanac published Aug. 31 by The Chronicle of Higher Education. The annual Almanac uses reports on diverse academic … Continue reading

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The last interview

VATICAN CITY — Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini, who died Friday, was an eminent biblical scholar and former archbishop of Milan. As portrayed in the media, he was also the hierarchy’s most prominent liberal on a number of questions, including the … Continue reading

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