Daily Archives: May 8, 2012

Rise in US seminary numbers brings ‘big smile’ to Pope’s face

Vatican City, May 6, 2012 / 04:06 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Bishop James D. Conley of Denver said the news of rising seminarian numbers across the United States has delighted Pope Benedict XVI. “He was very happy to receive that information,” Bishop Conley … Continue reading

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SSPX await “yes” answer from Pope

The process for the Society of St. Pius X’s return to full communion with Rome is expected to be concluded by the end of May Andrea Tornielli Vatican city, From Vatican Insider The response sent to the Vatican on 17 … Continue reading

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Phyllis Bowman, campaigner who led struggle against abortion and euthanasia, dies aged 85

From: The Catholic Herald.  Phyllis Bowman, right, with Ann Widdecombe The veteran British pro-life campaigner Phyllis Bowman has died aged 85. Bowman, who was described today as a “leading light of the global pro-life movement”, died peacefully this morning in … Continue reading

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The poet who saved a saint’s priceless letters

Joseph Pearce recalls the extraordinary life of Roy Campbell, who hid St John of the Cross’s letters from Spanish militiamen By Joseph Pearce Catholic convert Roy Campbell was the inspiration for the Lord of the Rings character Aragorn It was … Continue reading

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