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Kansas City Catholic features one of the men ordained by the Pope on Sunday – the son of the Pope’s official photographer.

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The new rector of an Iraq seminary is blunt: “Christians in Iraq are on their way to extinction, cut off from the country’s political process,” said Redemptorist Fr Bashar Warda, newly-appointed rector of the St Peter Major Seminary, which was […]

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Via the blog of Dr. Ben WItherington, a first-hand account of one of the funerals and a memorial service for the three Christian publisher employees killed last month in Turkey. I have attended many funerals, but this was my first […]

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The Pope’s trip to Brazil begins in a week. The Benedict Blog has some links to set context and The American Papist has many more.

Ryan Anderson on Amnesty International: AI’s move to changing its policy on abortion has been murmured about for a while now. While looking through the group’s website, Anderson discovered that it’s a done deal and that AI is prepared: Karen […]

Yesterday, Bishop Kevin Farrell was installed as bishop of Dallas. There’s nothing much at the diocesan web page yet, but here’s the main article from the Texas Catholic: Bishop Farrell, who served as auxiliary bishop in the Archdiocese of Washington […]

…but here ’tis anyway. I always liked this piece from Mary, Queen of the Universe Shrine in Orlando. This is summer 2003, Joseph with Joseph and Jesus:

At today’s GA: The “fast track to knowing God, is love”, in reality “even among men and women true knowledge of another person can only be reached if you open your hearts”: the deep meaning of prayer, ‘our conversation with’ […]