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2010-03-05 07:00:00

Also: Bishop Rene Henry Gracida writes letter of introduction, encouraging Vatican Officials to meet with Mr. Terry and The Vanguard of St. Catherine of Siena.

2010-02-24 08:00:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 16 and 17, 2010, parish leaders, pastors, liturgists, choir directors and other church professionals will gather for Keys to Vibrant Worship, presented by OCP.

2010-02-11 10:34:00

Believe in God, interested in the faith and clear on personal morality, but see morality overall as relative ROME, Feb.

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2010-01-25 06:45:00

Pope Benedict XVI told priests who have a hard time getting their message out to their parishioners to start making 'astute' use of Internet.

2009-12-02 10:20:00

Ad in Today's Washington Post Highlights Dangers WASHINGTON, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If the Catholic bishops have their way, many medical treatments and preventative measures we take for granted may be under threat.

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2009-11-13 06:20:00

Roman Catholic leaders stated on Thursday that the Church needs to have a greater presence in the ever expanding world of the Internet, which could make way for more "research, encounters, dialogue and prayer."

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2009-11-11 06:10:00

The Catholic Church has come a long way since locking up Galileo for questioning whether the universe revolves around the Earth.

2009-10-21 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A relic of Saint Mary Magdalene, often referred to as the Apostle of the Apostles, is making its first North American tour.

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2009-07-03 07:45:00

A Vatican official said on Thursday that the Catholic Church should not fear scientific progress and risk repeating the errors it made in condemning astronomer Galileo in the 17th century.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.