Daily Archives: September 17, 2011

Turkey promises to return some Religious properties. (But not Roman Catholic!).

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The Turkish prime minister’s announcement that the government will return hundreds of properties confiscated from non-Muslim religious groups or compensate the groups for properties sold to third parties is “a historic decision,” said the Vatican nuncio … Continue reading

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Bishop calls for peace in the Holy Land as attacks increase

Friday, September 16, 2011A bishop in the Holy Land has called for prayers for peace as tensions and acts of violence increase ahead of the Palestinian Authority’s bid for recognition by the UN.The message of prayer from Bishop William Shomali, … Continue reading

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East German Stasi Considered Ratzinger a Fierce Foe

Report Reveals How Secret Police Spied on Future Pope By Edward Pentin In 1974, a Trabant — an old East German car — was chugging through the Thuringian countryside, a province in the communist German Democratic Republic. In its passenger … Continue reading

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