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2012-02-01 08:30:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jesuit Refugee Service/USA invites groups at high schools, colleges, universities and parishes to hold full theatrical productions or dramatic readings of the play Imago Dei: Journeys of Courage, Hope & Home. The documentary theater piece was written and produced by the students of Jesuit High School of Sacramento for JRS/USA and is now available for production by other interested groups. (Logo:...

2012-01-17 15:05:00

The 2012 edition of the U.S. News & World Report Top Online Education Programs rankings guide singled out the Loyola University New Orleans School of Nursing as one of the best online graduate programs in the country. Loyola was one of only five nursing schools in the country and the only Jesuit institution to receive the honor roll designation from U.S. News & World Report. New Orleans, La. (PRWEB) January 17, 2012 The 2012 edition of the U.S. News & World Report Top Online...

2011-02-02 16:47:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Loyola Productions announced today that it has produced a series of radio advertisements for Catholic schools. The ads are now running on CBS Radio Network's KRTH K-EARTH 101 FM and KNX News Radio 1070 AM stations. Additional spots are running on Univision's KLVR - KLOVE 107.5 station in Spanish. "We are very pleased to be part of the Believe It! Campaign for Catholic Schools which launches this week during Catholic Schools Week. Catholic...

2009-07-07 04:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Ignatius Press, the primary English-language publisher of the works of Pope Benedict XVI (Joseph Ratzinger), is now publishing its titles in three formats - print, electronic, and audio - beginning with today's release of Pope Benedict's new encyclical, Charity in Truth, on the world economy. "As we release Charity in Truth - obviously a very important document, given the far-reaching economic crisis - we want it to be as widely accessible as possible,"...

2009-05-14 12:37:00

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass., May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Filmmaker Ken Burns, whose distinctive and acclaimed documentaries have brought to life the Civil War, baseball, jazz and other facets of American history, will address the Class of 2009 at the 133rd Boston College Commencement Exercises on May 18. Some 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students will receive Boston College diplomas at ceremonies that day. Boston College President William P. Leahy, SJ, will present Burns with an honorary...

2008-10-04 15:00:10

By Richard C Dujardin; Bill Waters With the state and the nation enmeshed in an economic crisis, it should come as no surprise that many in the faith community are intensifying their efforts to lend a hand to those in need. Across the state, churches, mosques and synagogues are lending their support to food pantries and soup kitchens, often urging their members to open their wallets even more to help those struggling with high utility costs. And at least in some quarters, there is a...

2005-10-13 09:53:41

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - A leading journal that reflects the official view of the Vatican said on Thursday that professional boxing and the business that surrounds it is intrinsically immoral. Civilta Cattolica (Catholic Civilisation) said professional boxing was based on violence and run by business interests that sees the boxer not as an athlete but as a money machine. "From a moral point of view the judgment of boxing can only be gravely and absolutely negative," the journal said...