Daily Archives: August 10, 2011

Pope Benedict XVI says “silence” helps us listen to God

Pope Benedict on Wednesday said that “silence” is what best promotes meditation and listening to God. He was speaking during his weekly general audience at the Papal Summer Residence in Castel Gandolfo. The Holy Father said monastic groups, and others … Continue reading


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Policarpo summoned to Vatican for his statements on the ordination of women priests

A cordial exchange between the Secretary of State, Tarcisio Bertone, and the Lisbon Patriarch took place a few days ago Andrea Tornielli The Lisbon patriarch, José da Cruz Policarpo, who during a recent interview stated that “no fundamental obstacle” exists, … Continue reading

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“There’s an app for that”

New technology is a marvellous thing and, having had an iPhone for a couple of years, I thought it might be of interest to feedback on a couple of the religious apps that I’ve used over that period. iPieta  iPieta … Continue reading

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