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2014-04-07 12:28:38

'Francis: The Pope From the New World' captures life before the papacy MIAMI, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A documentary on the life of Pope Francis - from his childhood,

2013-11-26 23:00:40

Contraceptives and the AIDS pandemic through the eyes of the Catholic Church. Rochester, Mich. (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Dr.

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.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.