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3 hrs ago | DFW Catholic
Rome, Italy, Dec 8, 2013 / 08:02 am .- The children at the Bambino Gesu Pediatric Hospital in Rome known locally as the "Pope's Hospital" are enthusiastic about Pope Francis' Christmas visit, scheduled for December 21. In statements to CNA, the president of the hospital, Giuseppe Profiti, said news of the visit has been "joyfully welcomed by the ... (more)
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7 hrs ago | Washington Times
In First Things magazine, Thomas Farr notes the importance of religious freedom in American efforts abroad.
8 hrs ago | Thomistica.NET
Adriana Gini, MD, is in Rome and working on Aquinas and the neurosciences. She's looking for contacts and possible written resources.
11 hrs ago | DFW Catholic
Rome, Italy, Dec 8, 2013 / 11:29 am .- On a day dedicated to celebrating the Mother of God, Pope Francis made a special trip in Rome to pray before a traditional statue of Mary.
16 hrs ago | Journal Gazette
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For me, holiday decorating is like a yearly trip down memory lane. Two little red carved birds on a thread remind me of my early "Europe through the gutter" days, when I dropped into the trendy Marimekko shop in Helsinki and bought the only thing I could afford.
Pyrrhus of Epirus was king of the Greek city state of Epirus from 297 BCE to 272 BCE.
The weekend is here, and the holidays are coming! Whether you're looking for shopping opportunities, Christmas open houses, a bit of holiday music or a chance to see the Nutcracker -- it's all available in the Greater Alexandria area.
A 2011 file picture of former priest Thomas Williams in Rome. The onetime public face of the disgraced Legion of Christ religious order, who left the priesthood after admitting he fathered a child, is marrying the child's mother.
Here we go again. On Israel and the US losing their UNESCO voting rights, 'Israel's ambassador to UNESCO, Nimrod Barkan, 'said in an interview that his country supports the U.S. decision [to suspend contributions], "objecting to the politicization of UNESCO, or any international organization, with the accession of a non-existing country like ... (more)
With several hundred years of cruel death on its soil, stepping foot on Poveglia Island is a sure way to scare yourself stupid.
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Starting in the south east of the city, they are producing a detailed map of the quarries that will be used to assess areas of Rome that are most at risk The narrow tunnel-like quarries were dug by the Romans so they could use volcanic rock to build the city but the channels have since been widened While tourists might be preoccupied with snapping ... (more)
Rome, Italy, Dec 3, 2013 / 12:19 pm - Archbishop Gerhard Mueller, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, told EWTN News in a recent interview that the teachings of Benedict XVI and Pope Francis on priesthood are "linked."