Daily Archives: November 24, 2011

We are born to smile

 New Evidence That British researchers used in utero video imaging to conclude that babies develop the basic muscle mechanisms for smiling well before they’re even born. This would offer evidence that laughter and smiles are inherent to humans, not necessarily … Continue reading

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VATICAN CITY, 24 NOV 2011 (VIS) – “Gaudi and the ‘Sagrada Familia’ of Barcelona. Art. Science and Spirituality” is the title of an exhibition to be inaugurated this afternoon in the Charlemagne Wing of Bernini’s colonnade around St. Peter’s Square. … Continue reading

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Fear is silencing Christians in Pakistan, says Archbishop Lawrence Saldanha

A poster of Malik Mumtaz Hussain Qadri, the convicted killer of Salman Taseer, governor of Punjab, at a rally in Karachi (Photo: CNS) Fear has silenced the voice of Pakistani Christians since the political murder of Shahbaz Bhatti last spring, … Continue reading

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Somtimes It’s the Little Things that are the Greatest Things – A Meditation on a Quote From St Augustine

By: Msgr. Charles Pope One of my favorite quotes from St. Augustine is not all that well known. Here it is in Latin and then my own translation: Quod Minimum, minimum est, Sed in minimo fidelem esse, magnum est. (St. … Continue reading

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