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December 16, 2010

And on Earth…Peace

The Catholic Review During the Advent and Christmas seasons, one of the most frequently cited passages from the Bible comes from the Gospel of Luke. As traditionally stated, “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace to men of good will.” (Luke 2: 14) The scriptural reference is seemingly everywhere this time of...
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And on Earth…Peace

The Catholic Review During the Advent and Christmas seasons, one of the most frequently cited passages from the Bible comes from the Gospel of Luke. As traditionally stated, “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace to men of good will.” (Luke 2: 14) The scriptural reference is seemingly everywhere this time of...
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HS Placement Make-up Test

The High School Admissions/Placement Test (HSPT) will be offered at three locations on January 8, 2011 for students who missed the previous testing dates. Advance registration is mandatory. Students wishing to take the make-up text must register before January 8 by calling the school where he/she will take the exam. Additional questions about the exam...
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WikiLeaks shows U.S. sought Vatican cooperation in anti-terror plans

VATICAN CITY – The United States sought to engage the Vatican in joint crisis management training in hopes that it would further anti-terrorism cooperation, according to a cable from the U.S. Embassy in Rome released by WikiLeaks.
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Holbrooke’s role in negotiating Bosnian peace accord hailed, chided

OXFORD, England – Two Catholic officials in the Balkans paid tribute to the late veteran U.S. diplomat Richard Holbrooke, but said he failed to secure a just peace in the region.
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VIDEO REPORT: Jewish museum hosts John Paul II exhibit

The Jewish Museum of Maryland is hosting a fantastic exhibit that highlights Pope John Paul II’s many efforts to foster better understanding between Catholics and Jews.  Check out this video report. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IsTuTk6EiVU]
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Nuns share spotlight with Lady Gaga

Benedictine Nuns of Notre-Dame ?????Looks like Lady Gaga has some competition. An order of French nuns has climbed the U.S. and U.K. classical charts with a new album, “Voices: Chant from Avignon.” Bloomberg has the story here.  A snip: The Benedictine Nuns of Notre-Dame topped U.S. and U.K. classical charts with their album “Voices: Chant From Avignon”...
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