Archive of November 7, 2010

Religious sisters net $220k selling rare baseball card

Nov 7, 2010 - 07:05 pm .- The missions of the School Sisters of Notre Dame will receive a big financial boost from the sale of an unusual item—the most prized baseball card in the world.

Benedict XVI calls Spain, all of Europe, to deeper faith

Nov 7, 2010 - 03:40 pm .- Pope Benedict called Spain to a deeper faith during his farewell address at Barcelona’s airport.

Pope Benedict asks society to give its 'best' for those in need

Nov 7, 2010 - 02:55 pm .- The Pope rallied support for those in need of social assistance as he visited Nen Deu, an institution for poor, sick or needy children in Barcelona, Spain.

Stone from Lincoln Cathedral in England now in Nebraska

Nov 7, 2010 - 01:13 pm .- On the occasion of Bishop Fabian W. Bruskewitz’s 50th Priesthood Jubilee last summer, he received an unusual but welcome gift: a stone from Lincoln Cathedral in England. The stone, which was retrieved during a 1972 restoration, was one of the original elements of the grand Romanesque structure.

Gaudi's Sagrada Familia a hymn of praise 'carved in stone'

Nov 7, 2010 - 11:56 am .- Pope Benedict lauded the design of Barcelona's newly dedicated minor basilica in bringing the Gospel to everyone, especially the poor.

Pope Benedict XVI dedicates Barcelona's Sagrada Familia

Nov 7, 2010 - 10:27 am .- The Church of the Holy Family’s altar was blessed and the church officially dedicated by Pope Benedict XVI on the morning of Nov. 7. The ceremony took place 128 years after the first stone was laid in Barcelona, Spain.

St. Josaphat, martyr for Church unity, to be remembered Nov. 12

Nov 7, 2010 - 07:46 am .- On the day of his martyrdom, Nov. 12, Roman Catholics and some Eastern Catholics will remember St. Josaphat Kuntsevych, a bishop and monk whose example of faith inspired many Eastern Orthodox Christians to return to full communion with the Holy See.

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