Category Archives: Catholic News

Convent of Converts

Vanessa Barnes of the Houston Examiner has an interesting article about 10 Episcopal nuns converting to become Catholic nuns this past Thursday, Sept. 3. The sisters cited “orthodoxy and unity” as the reasons for their conversion, and the report explains … Continue reading

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A Busy B-16

So it looks like Pope Benedict XVI is one busy bee. The daily blog from the National Catholic Register has a nice article about “One Busy Holy Father.” Check it out!

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Catholic Outdoor Ads in Atlanta

Yesterday, I spotted this nice outdoor advertisement from the Archdiocese of Atlanta: The billboard was seen on the I-75/I-85 connector north bound near 14th street. The Archdiocese’s web site ( has a Flash animation on its home page which uses … Continue reading

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Atlanta Gets New Auxiliary Bishop

On the local front, the Archdiocese of Atlanta will be getting a new auxiliary bishop soon. According to the archdiocesan web site, Monsignor Luis Rafael Zarama, currently vicar general of the Archdiocese of Atlanta, was named by Pope Benedict XVI … Continue reading

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Caritas in Veritate now available

Pope Benedict XVI’s new encyclical, titled “Caritas in Veritate” (in English, “Love in Truth” or “Charity in Truth”), is now available on the Vatican’s web site. Enjoy!

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Encyclical to be released next Tuesday

Okay, so it’s official — we can hold our breath — Pope Benedict XVI’s third encyclical Caritas in Veritate (Love in Truth) is coming out. According to the Vatican Information Service, it will be officially presented at a July 7 … Continue reading

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President Obama to hold roundtable with Catholic press today

At 10:45 am today, President Obama is to meet with eight reporters and editors from Catholic media, according to this National Catholic Register blog entry. Apparently, all those invited are from print media, including National Catholic Register publisher Father Owen … Continue reading

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Who’s buried in St. Paul’s tomb?

Apparently, St. Paul is buried there, according to scientists and as reported by Pope Benedict XVI spoke of the scientific team’s carbon dating, saying, “This seems to confirm the unanimous and uncontested tradition that they are the mortal remains … Continue reading

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The “Year for Priests” inaugurated

Today kicks off the “Year for Priests”. Here is the opening of the pope’s recently issued letter: Dear Brother Priests, On the forthcoming Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, Friday 19 June 2009 – a day traditionally devoted … Continue reading

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New encyclical slated for June 29 release

June 29 has been set as the release date for Pope Benedict XVI’s third encyclical, Caritas in Veritate (Love in Truth). Don’t hold your breath, though, as this encyclical has been delayed several times in the past. (I’m sure Borders … Continue reading

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