Category Archives: Catholic News

Nearing 86, Pope Benedict XVI has already outlived 9 of previous 10 pontiffs

It has been nearly two weeks since Pope Benedict XVI announced his intentions to resign from the papacy – or in his more precise words, to “renounce” the office. I think he has been a great pope since his elevation … Continue reading

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More Catholic Perspective on Bin Laden’s Death

More perspective on Osama bin Laden’s death, this time by Jimmy Akin: http://www.ncregister.com/blog/killing-bin-laden-catholic-perspective

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Vatican Statement on Bin Laden’s Death

The National Catholic Register has this statement from the Vatican on Osama Bin Laden’s death: The Vatican has released this statement this morning on the news that Osama bin Laden had been killed by American forces in Pakistan: “This morning, … Continue reading

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Statue of Christ desecrated on Easter Sunday

A statue of Christ was discovered vandalized on Easter morning at St. Peter Chanel parish in Alpharetta, Georgia, north of Atlanta. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: Pink paint was sprayed on the face and hands, and the $80,000 statue was tagged … Continue reading

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Free EWTN Radio for iPhone (Part 2)

Just over a year ago, I posted about one way to get EWTN Radio on your iPhone using the Time Shift Radio app. But lately, that app hasn’t been successfully connecting to the Guadalupe Radio Network. Thankfully, a caller on … Continue reading

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Newly Found 4th Century Icons of the Apostles

A FoxNews.com/Associated Press article reports that a recently discovered ceiling painting from the 4th Century may be the earliest known renderings of the Apostles Peter, Paul, John and Andrew. Cool stuff.

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Archbishop Gregory on the Abuse Crisis

Yesterday, America’s Catholic Cardinals met in Atlanta for a fundraiser. PBA, Atlanta’s Public Broadcasting channel, interviewed Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory. Hear the audio interview from this news article: America’s Catholic Cardinals Gather In Atlanta, Amid Storm Over Sex Abuse: A … Continue reading

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Catholic Megachurches: In Atlanta, 6 of the 10 largest churches are Catholic

Today’s Marietta Daily Journal presents some interesting facts, culled from the recently published 2009-10 edition of The Atlanta Business Chronicle‘s annual Book of Lists. Columnist Joe Kirby writes: Two generations ago, Catholics were as rare as hen’s teeth in Cobb. … Continue reading

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Catholic Leader’s Forum begins Tonight

The Cathedral of Christ the King in Atlanta will begin it’s three-part Catholic Leader’s Forum tonight at 7 p.m. Parts 2 and 3 will be held in February and April. I’ll be there!

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Some bishops question Obamacare

Eric Gorski of the Associated Press writes: U.S. Roman Catholic bishops have taken a consistent line on a health care overhaul: It’s vital, but they cannot support proposals that go too far in covering abortion and not far enough in … Continue reading

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