Daily Archives: September 22, 2011

Miracle attributed to intercession of Fulton Sheen being investigated.

Sheen intercession cited in area boy’s alleged miraculous healing By Jennifer Willems That James Fulton Engstrom is celebrating his first birthday on Friday is amazing. In fact, some would call his life a miracle. Considered stillborn on Sept. 16, 2010 … Continue reading

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A candid interview with Msgr Georg Ratzinger

Edward Pentin writes from Rome: Pope Benedict XVI is “as normal as ever,” his elder brother, Msgr. Georg Ratzinger, has said in a candid interview published Sept. 18. “I feel gradually age is catching up with him — walking appears … Continue reading

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Cardinal Piacenza on Women Priests, Celibacy and the Power of Rome (part two)

Prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy Speaks on What’s Behind the Vocations Crisis By Antonio Gaspari ROME, SEPT. 19, 2011 It is often proposed that celibacy is to blame for a lack of vocations to the priesthood. But according to … Continue reading

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