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Catholic News Service saves the day!

VATICAN CITY — Technical glitches can be a real pain on an ordinary work day and an absolute disaster when news is breaking. So you can imagine the ripples of unease that were going through the Vatican press office this … Continue reading

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Another reason you may need to learn Italian?

UPDATED: You can hold off on signing up for Italian courses. The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has saved the day. Their online version has much better search functionality and people can order an ebook version, too.

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Calligraphy teaching priest portrayed in new movie

Father Robert Palladino, an 80-year old priest of the Archdiocese of Portland, Ore., might want to get out to the movies — at least to see how he is portrayed on the big screen. The priest  is credited with teaching … Continue reading

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Almost Midnight Mass every weekend at St. Malachy’s on Broadway

There are a lot of things you can do on Broadway after the curtain falls at the end of a performance. You can catch a late dinner, join some friends for a drink, or go out dancing. Or you can … Continue reading

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Marquette’s ‘Tolkieniana’ collection includes manuscripts, drawings

The buzz about “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” preceded the film’s release by months and since the movie opened Dec. 14, it has grossed more than $600 million in box office receipts around the world — and still counting. But … Continue reading

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US religion writers pick bishops’ battle with HHS as 2012 top news story

Members of the Religion Newswriters Association, the world’s oldest and largest professional non-denominational association for journalists who write about religion, picked the U.S. Catholic bishops’ opposition to national health care legislation mandating contraception coverage as the No. 1 religion story … Continue reading

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Behold: the children’s movie made for children

As someone who has to take his daughter to the movies every once in a while, I found it refreshing to see the movie “Rise of the Guardians.” It is a family-friendly movie in every sense of the word. When … Continue reading

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