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  • The Choir of the Pope's Diocese Premiere Performances in the U.S.

    May 11th, 2011

    Photo from Choir of the Diocese of Rome.   ROME, ITALY – May 2011.   The Choir of the Diocese of Rome, the Pope’s Diocese, is making its United States debut in June, 2011 with a six-city tour that will include stops in New York City, Trenton, NJ, Morristown, NJ, Newark, NJ, Stamford, CT, and Brooklyn, NY.  The … read more »

  • Run For Nuns helps fight debt this May 15, 2011!

    May 11th, 2011

    Photo from Photos.com   Pittsburgh, PA. – Taking a vow of poverty doesn’t lend itself to paying off college debt.  Priests, seminarians, religious sisters and friends from the Diocese of Pittsburgh will be running on May 15, 2011 in the Pittsburgh Marathon, Half Marathon or Marathon Relay as part of their 2nd Annual “Run For… read more »

  • Marriage: Life's Bear Trap?

    May 9th, 2011

    May 1940, page 81 Photo from Photos.com   In 1940, when Elsie Robinson wrote this article, there were over 270,000 divorces granted in the United States. Last year there were well over a million. Marriage isn’t getting any easier these days, which makes the strong language Ms. Robinson uses here seem all the more appropriate. Marriage… read more »

  • The Simon Wiesenthal Center honors Pope John Paul II

    May 2nd, 2011

    SIMON WIESENTHAL CENTER : POPE JOHN PAUL II’S LEGACY TO BECOME PART OF MUSEUM OF TOLERANCE’S PERMANENT EXHIBIT Photo: 2003, Vatican, ROME - Rabbi Marvin Hier meeting with Pope John Paul II. Credit: The Simon Wiesenthal Center.   Los Angeles -- The Simon Wiesenthal Center announced today that it would honor the beatification of the late Pope John… read more »

  • Chaplain Courageous

    April 26th, 2011

    August 1945, page 39 Photo Credit: U.S. Navy Photo, National Archives   Early on the morning of March 19, 1945, some 50 miles off the coast of Japan, the U.S. aircraft carrier Franklin had just launched planes for an attack on Kobe and was preparing to launch more when a Japanese plane got through the carrier’s defensive cover and dropped its bombs. The … read more »