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Ain't No Party Like A Catholic Party

Ain't No Party Like A Catholic Party

by: Mrs S. Boyle in Reporters,

The Catholic Roadshow came to town on Wednesday 25th May. Cardinal Newman School was very proud to host the show. The day started with Mass being celebrated with Fr Stan Fortuna an American Catholic rapping priest and members of our school community including our Chaplain Fr Des.

JACOB - PRAYER: Battle of Faith, Call for Perseverance

JACOB - PRAYER: Battle of Faith, Call for Perseverance

by: Pope Benedict XVI Audience May 25 in Reporters,

"Our entire lives", concluded the Holy Father, "are like this long night of struggle and prayer, passed in the desire of and request for God's blessing, which cannot be ripped away or won over through our strength, but must be received with humility from Him as a gratuitous gift that allows us, finally, to recognize the face of the Lord.

Educating young people in justice and peace

Educating young people in justice and peace

by: in Reporters,

 The theme engages an urgent need in the world today: to listen to and enhance the important role of new generations in the realization of the common good, and in the affirmation of a just and peaceful social order where fundamental human rights can be fully expressed and realized.

The Spanish Revolution grows and spreads

The Spanish Revolution grows and spreads

by: Typicallyspahish h.b. in Reporters,

They want to see fiscal reform that favours those on a low income, they demand dignified housing, and the ability to cancel mortgage debt if the property becomes embargoed. They want to see a single constituencies arranged proportionally to the number of votes in each area, ... They demand that financial rescues be directed at families facing eviction rather than at the banks.

'Mr Happy' finishes 1,000-mile run

'Mr Happy' finishes 1,000-mile run

by: Press Association in Reporters,

Andy Jackson, 26, ran the gruelling distance in 71 days, running at an average of 22 miles a day, including the London Marathon on April 17, to raise money for the Children with Leukaemia charity.

History as two Irish cardinals to attend royal wedding

History as two Irish cardinals to attend royal wedding

by: John Cooney - Independent Religion Correspondent in Reporters,

Although Catholics are barred from the British throne, the Pope and the Catholic Church will be prominently represented at the ceremony. Also present will be Vincent Nichols, the Archbishop of Westminster; and the Papal Nuncio, Archbishop Antonio Mennini, will be there as Pope Benedict XVI's ambassador to the Court of St James.

 Easter Monday: getting through to Sendai, Japan

Easter Monday: getting through to Sendai, Japan

by: William Grimm in Reporters,

William Grimm, Maryknoll priest and publisher of ucanews.com, describes his Easter Monday journey to Sendai, where he hopes to “to try to be useful”.  Having celebrated the Sacred Triduum and Easter in Tokyo, I flew to Sendai today to begin working with the Caritas Japan disaster assistance program.
 

Seek happiness, not prosperity, archbishop urges

Seek happiness, not prosperity, archbishop urges

by: BBC in Reporters,

The Archbishop of Canterbury said politicians have now started to talk about happiness. The Archbishop of Canterbury has said in his Easter sermon that corporate prosperity without fulfilment is an "empty thing". "It seems that, just as we can't find fulfilment in just loving ourselves, so we can't just generate happiness for ourselves.

Kate Middleton confirmed in Church of England

Kate Middleton confirmed in Church of England

by: BBC in Reporters,

A St James's Palace spokesman said: "Catherine Middleton was confirmed by the Bishop of London at a private service at St James's Palace attended by her family and Prince William. "Miss Middleton, who was already baptised, decided to be confirmed as part of her marriage preparations."

What to Do About Libya

What to Do About Libya

by: Cindy Wooden - CNS in Reporters,

The Vatican observer at the London conference on Libya said the situation in the North African country is forcing the international community to examine its obligation to intervene when the lives and rights of civilians are being threatened.

Parliament seek to tighten abortion law

Parliament seek to tighten abortion law

by: Ed West - Catholic Herald in Reporters,

The MPs hope the amendments will lead to a dramatic reduction in the number of abortions that are carried out in Britain, which now total almost 200,000 a year. It would be the first pro-life victory in Parliament since 1990.

UNESCO chief in Santo Tomas Universtiy, the Philippines

UNESCO chief in Santo Tomas Universtiy, the Philippines

by: Philippine Inquirer in Reporters,

The award is the highest award granted by University of Santo Tomas (the first university in Asia) and is given to persons who excel in the promotion of the arts, humanities and the sciences, or who have distinguished themselves by their total commitment to the service of humankind,