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1 hr ago | Shepparton News Online

50 years a priest, but there's much more to Mons

Monsignor Tony Toms will celebrate 50 years as a priest on Sunday. He is pictured here with a copy of a painting hanging in Canberra which he called "The Friar's Dilemma" and it nicely illustrates "Mons's" own sense of humour.


5 hrs ago | Free Republic

The Arabic Writing on the Wall: Europe Learns the Hard Way

It takes courage to speak out against the threatening presence of Islam in today's world.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Terrorism

9 hrs ago | DFW Catholic

Pope Francis calls Syro-Catholic patriarch, assures of his prayers

Vatican City, Jul 22, 2014 / 10:54 am .- According an Italian Catholic new organization, Pope Francis made a phone call to Patriarch Ignatius Youssef III Younan over the weekend to reassure him of his continued prayers for Iraqi Christians.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Iraq, World News, Middle East,

9 hrs ago | The Catholic Sun Phoenix

Papal puzzler: Leo XIII anonymously published riddles in Latin

Going by the pseudonym "X," Pope Leo XIII anonymously crafted poetic puzzles in Latin for a Roman periodical at the turn of the 19th century.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Arts, Poetry, Education Etc.

12 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Greek Orthodox church in Gaza shelters Muslims fleeing war

About 1,000 Palestinian Muslims fleeing Israeli shells devastating their Gaza neighborhood have found shelter in a building they otherwise would rarely if ever enter, the city's 12th-century Greek Orthodox Church.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Religion, Orthodox Church, Palestinian Territories, Roman Catholic Church

13 hrs ago | National Review Online

The Attack on Christians in the Middle East

Though you would never guess it from the paucity of coverage in the major news media, there is a fierce persecution of Christians going on in the Middle East.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

17 hrs ago | DFW Catholic

Schedule for Pope Francis' Caserta visit released

Vatican City, Jul 22, 2014 / 04:49 am .- The Vatican has released Pope Francis' schedule for the first of this two-day trip to the Italian city of Caserta, where he will later meet an evangelical pastor and friend from his time in Buenos Aires.


Related Topix: Italy, World News,

17 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Monk rejects the Dalai Lama

A firebrand Sri Lankan monk on Tuesday criticised the Dalai Lama for urging the island's Buddhists to halt violence against minority Muslims and rejected him as a global spiritual leader.


Related Topix: Sri Lanka, Asia, World News

19 hrs ago | Mikey Likes It!

Jack Porter

Revenge is an ABC show that wrapped up season three last May. Of all the characters on season one, if I could be one it would be Jack Porter.


Related Topix: Revenge, Entertainment, Television, Iraq, World News, Middle East, Roman Catholic Church, Religion,

Mon Jul 21, 2014

ABC News

7 Wonders of South Australia winner: Historic character

With the likes of Sir Donald Bradman, Saint Mary MacKillop, Dame Roma Mitchell, R.M.Williams and Roy 'Mo' Rene all once calling South Australia home, selecting SA's greatest historical character had voters scrambling.


Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, US Military, US Navy


The right 'zen'

After the Obama and Tea Party years, US conservatives intend to redefine themselves.


Related Topix: US News, Tea Party, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Barack Obama, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Republican

The Catholic Sun Phoenix

Catholics venerate new St. Kateri statue unveiled on her feast day

Joseph Enos, an elder in the Native American community, blesses a new statue of St. Kateri Tekakwith at St. Mary's Basilica July 14. Franciscan Father Vince Mesi, pastor, also blessed it.


Related Topix: St. Mary's, AK, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

DFW Catholic

Christian leader, friend to Pope Francis dies in motorcycle accident

London, England, Jul 21, 2014 / 03:49 pm .- Tony Palmer, a Protestant Christian leader and a close friend of Pope Francis, passed away in the U.K. on Sunday due to injuries suffered in a motorcycle accident.


The Washington Post

Why is Pope Francis spending so much time going after the Mafia?

It began with the murder of an innocent 3-year-old boy who burned to death in his grandfather's car in a Mafia ambush in January.


Related Topix: Mafia, Italy, World News, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

The Washington Post

COMMENTARY: Islam is just the latest U.S. scapegoat

Historians have a term we call the scapegoating concept of history. This is the idea that people tend to look for others to blame - scapegoats - for their condition.


Related Topix: World News

City Pages

New York Times criticizes Archbishop John Nienstedt for handling of sex abuse cases

The chorus of John Nienstedt's critics got a lot bigger last week with the addition of the New York Times.



Mayor Visits Vatican, Invites Pope to Come to New York

On his second day in Italy, Mayor Bill de Blasio visited the Vatican and invited Pope Francis to come to New York.


DFW Catholic

Pope laments exodus of last Christians from Mosul

Vatican City, Jul 21, 2014 / 05:55 am .- In his weekly Sunday Angelus address Pope Francis mourned the fleeing of the last Christians from the Iraqi city of Mosul, who were told by ISIS forces last week to either convert, pay the Jizya tax or leave.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East,

Effingham Herald

Reminiscing about Rome

This, in itself, is not a bad thing at all. Italy is a terrific country with countless things to see and do.


National Review Online

Kathryn Jean Lopez: Bordering on Inhumanity

"Thinking that the pope should want the illegals to go to Argentina to get better soccer players for World Cup."


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration