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Book of the Year

The Value of Tradition

Benedictine Spirituality

By Charles McKelvy

(Chicago, Illinois) Once a tradition has been abandoned, it is impossible to revive it, regardless how dear that tradition might have been. 381 more words


Pope Benedict's Legacy Marred by Sex Abuse Scandal

When Pope Benedict XVI resigned, he leaves behind a Church grappling with a global fallout from sex abuse and a personal legacy marred by allegations that he was instrumental in covering up that abuse. 991 more words

Legion Of Christ

Secretive Legion of Christ Under Fire

As sex abuse scandals rock the Vatican, the results of an investigation into a rich, ultra-conservative and secretive Roman Catholic order founded by a priest accused of pedophilia and incest are due to be filed in Rome tomorrow. 1,555 more words

Legion Of Christ

Authentically Looking at the Human Person III: A Real Reformation

We – or maybe I should say “I” – have been reflecting upon the way that we see other people as people. ¬†One of the flaws underlying the mainstream culture is a confusion regarding who we are as human beings. 1,350 more words

Manila traffic enforcers to wear diapers during Pope's visit

MANILA, Philippines – When Pope Francis visits the Philippines next week, traffic enforcers won’t let the capital’s streets get gridlocked if they have to answer the call of nature. 236 more words


Angelina Jolie screens 'Unbroken' in Vatican, meets pope

VATICAN CITY – Angelina Jolie has met with rock stars, refugees and royalty.

The actress, director and U.N. special envoy added pontiff to the list on Thursday, meeting with Pope Francis briefly after screening her film “Unbroken” to some Vatican officials and ambassadors. 288 more words