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Holy Father: Homily to the Carthusians of Serra San Bruno, Calabria. – Finding the essential in silence

Finding the essential in silence In the late afternoon of Sunday, 9 October, the Holy Father presided at the celebration of Second Vespers in the Church of the Charterhouse at Serra San Bruno. This was the last event of his … Continue reading

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L’Osservatore Romano- BBC dating change is ‘senseless’

  L’Osservatore Romano has joined Boris Johnson in condemning the date change (Photo: CNS) The Vatican newspaper has said it is “historically senseless hypocrisy” to drop the dating abbreviations BC and AD on the grounds that they might offend non-Christians. … Continue reading

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L’Osservatore Romano pays tribute to Ovid

L’Osservatore Romano has paid tribute to Ovid (43 BC – AD 17/18), the Latin love poet most famous for his Metamorphoses. “Endowed with an inexhaustible vein of imagination, an artist of carved by rhetoric,” Ovid is noted for “refined technique, … Continue reading

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The new evangelization discussed at the meeting of the Holy Father’s former students.

The topic of the new evangelization serves as a backdrop to the traditional summer seminar of Benedict XVI’s former students –  the so-called “Ratzinger Schülerkreis” –  which began on the  morning of 25 August, in Castel Gandolfo. About 40 people from … Continue reading

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