Daily Archives: November 17, 2011


VATICAN CITY, 17 NOV 2011 (VIS) – Made public today was the following communique from the Secretariat of State concerning a commercial advertising campaign which makes inappropriate use of an image of the Holy Father. “The Secretariat of State has … Continue reading

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Israel Computer Solves Jigsaw of Letters, Prayers Scattered for Centuries

Thousands of fragments of centuries- old Jewish texts, from shopping lists to historical documents, are being joined together using new software. Two fragments of a Jewish manuscript are joined after years of being apart. A Hebrew text on the laws … Continue reading

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Spiritual Consolation and Desolation

For St Ignatius, spiritual consolation and desolation are major elements of the experience of spiritual life and the discernment of God’s will therein.  From the Spiritual Exercises: “I call it consolation when an interior movement is aroused in the soul, … Continue reading

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