Category Archives: media

Pop art pope wins graffiti game of peace

UPDATE: After being up less than half the day, the city’s waste collectors came to scrape everything off. Like two years ago, spray paint graffiti, trash and unsanitary mementos of a canine kind remain… VATICAN CITY — In a clandestine … Continue reading

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Far from pulp fiction

Tuscany Press, a publisher of Catholic fiction, recently announced an increase in its Tuscany Prize money for Catholic novels, young adult novels and short stories. It’s not just the dough Tuscany’s offering, but a publishing contract as well. The Tuscany … Continue reading

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If you’re app-y and you know it… show the pope!

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican has launched its upgraded Pope App this week, offering “all things pope” for your iPad or Android device.   President of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications, Archbishop Claudio Celli, and project coordinator, Thaddeus Jones, … Continue reading

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Nadine’s journey into pornography

Compared to all the professional types who were on the program at the Coalition to End Sexual Exploitation 2014 Summit in the Virginia suburbs of Washington, Nadine was relatively obsequious. She just sat in a chair along with a couple … Continue reading

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A ‘Top Ten’ list about Jesus

Unlike David Letterman’s “Top Ten” lists, this list starts with the smallest number and then proceeds from there. The list is from Jesuit Father James Martin, editor at large of America magazine and author of the new book “Jesus: A … Continue reading

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An intern’s farewell to CNS & Rome

By Caroline Hroncich VATICAN CITY — When I got off the bus before heading into the office on Thursday, I walked down Via della Conciliazione and ended up in St. Peter’s Square. I stopped for a while in front of … Continue reading

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Vatican collecting your video greetings for the pope

VATICAN CITY — Since email is so last decade, how would you like to send the pope video Christmas greetings and prayers?  Now you can with Vine and Instagram sharing platforms through the Vatican’s Pope2You website. Record and post your … Continue reading

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