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Tintin, the Catholic hero!

  From L’Osservatore Romano Giacomo Galeazzi Rome The Holy See’s newspaper, “L’Osservatore Romano”, takes the opportunity presented by the release of Steven Spielberg’s film, to dedicate several articles of its daily edition to the character of Tintin that – as … Continue reading


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The silence that draws one close to God

Rules and guidelines for the “proper etiquette” of contemplation Giacomo Galeazzi Vatican City During mass, it is always best to  observe silence: if one must speak, they must do so quietly. The rule of silence is in force in the … Continue reading

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Patriarch Kirill strengths his position within the Orthodox Church and casts his eye towards Rome

Giacomo Galeazzi Vatican City For the Russian Orthodox Church, this is the biggest reform since 1990. The Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, Kirill has decided to establish new Eparchies throughout the Country. This will be the biggest ecclesiastical restructuring … Continue reading

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The Church of England will ordain women as Bishops.

Women Bishops at the 1988 Lambeth Conference  Women are another step closer to gaining the right to be ordained bishops. The step forward was made by the Church of England when two more of its dioceses, Peterborough and Rippon and … Continue reading

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