Daily Archives: December 24, 2013

Pope’s homily: Jesus is the light who brightens the darkness

VATICAN CITY — Here is the Vatican’s English translation of the prepared text of the homily of Pope Francis for Christmas night Mass Dec. 24: 1. “The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light” (Is 9:1). This … Continue reading

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Shy Italian monk from Assisi has become recording sensation

If you haven’t heard of 35-year-old tenor Franciscan Friar Alessandro Brustenghi, from Assisi, Italy, you should check out his story here. He is the only friar in the world to land a major record deal (Decca Records/Universal Music Classics). His … Continue reading

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