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2013-01-23 23:01:14

On this 40th anniversary of Roe v.Wade, the Society of Jesus in the United States (the Jesuits), the largest religious community of priests and brothers in the Roman Catholic Church, vigorously

The Pope Sends Out His First Tweets
2012-12-12 10:03:19

Earlier this month, The Vatican announced that Pope Benedict XVI would begin tweeting under the handle @pontifex on December 12, 2012, or 12/12/12. Hundreds of thousands of global Tweeters rushed to give his account a follow immediately following the announcement.

2012-09-10 23:01:02

Fewer Catholic churches are "passing the basket from pew to pew." Liturgical Publications Inc's WeShare moves the donation basket into the 21st century by reaching $1Million in online


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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