Monthly Archives: August 2013

App uses alarm to remind Catholics to recite creed

By Lynn LeCluyse WASHINGTON (CNS) — If you want a daily reminder to recite the Nicene Creed, there’s an app for that. Little i Apps LLC recently announced the release of its latest Catholic mobile application, “Wake Up to the … Continue reading

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Notes on justice and peace

Months of protests by retired members of the United Mine Workers of America and their supporters have led to a tentative settlement with Patriot Coal Corp. over the severity of cuts in pensioner health care benefits. About 1,800 active and … Continue reading

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Goin’ for the gold — and winning it (again)

So many eyes have been on NFL training camps now underway as well as on the latest controversy in the sports world involving the use of performance-enhancing drugs by baseball players, suspensions and A-Rod’s obstruction of the investigation into the … Continue reading

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Cornerstone dedicated at first Port-au-Prince church to be rebuilt with funds donated by U.S. Catholics

Church leaders dedicated the cornerstone of the first church to be rebuilt in Haiti’s capital more than three years following the country’s horrific earthquake. Archbishop Thomas G. Wenski of Miami, representing the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, was on hand … Continue reading

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Not just another Bible app

By Zoey Di Mauro WASHINGTON — The gentle lilt of Julia Ormond emotes the Magnificat, the deep voice of Blair Underwood narrates as Gospel writer Mark, Kristin Bell plays Mary Magdalene and Brian Cox is the voice of God. You’ve … Continue reading

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