Monthly Archives: April 2013

A Cardinal on the Subway | Catholic World Report – Global Church news and views

See on Scoop.it – Just a Plain Jane Catholic A Cardinal on the Subway An excerpt from Francis: Pope of a New World Andrea Tornielli Kristen McGuire‘s insight: Oh, I really must read this book. He is a very holy … Continue reading

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New film shows dramatic revival of Omaha parish

See on Scoop.it – Just a Plain Jane Catholic Omaha, Neb., Apr 28, 2013 / 04:05 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A new documentary tracks the gripping journey of how a priest and his community – through fidelity to Church tradition and … Continue reading

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Brooklyn diocese launches ‘hipster’ Jesus ad campaign

See on Scoop.it – Just a Plain Jane Catholic Brooklyn, N.Y., Apr 26, 2013 / 04:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A new ad campaign by the Diocese of Brooklyn is hoping to attract the unchurched, with a series of posters calling … Continue reading

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Nuns celebrate one year of blocking Illinois strip club

See on Scoop.it – Just a Plain Jane Catholic Chicago, Ill., Apr 25, 2013 / 04:07 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Residents and religious of a small Chicago suburb rallied to celebrate their so far successful campaign against the opening of a … Continue reading

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Topless Femen protesters drench archbishop at blasphemy lecture

See on Scoop.it – Just a Plain Jane Catholic AFTER bouncing into the world’s consciousness with coordinated demonstrations last month, the ladies of Femen have gatecrashed a lecture on blasphemy. Kristen McGuire‘s insight: Class act. After, the archbishop calmly wiped … Continue reading

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Archbishop gives stark, frank assessment of archdiocese at Philos dinner – Catholic Philly

See on Scoop.it – Just a Plain Jane Catholic Archbishop Charles Chaput accepted the 2013 award of the Catholic Philopatrian Literary Institute April 12. “This is an extraordinary place,” Archbishop Chaput said of the Philadelphia Archdiocese. See on catholicphilly.com

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Boston priest comforts locals, says Christ offers ‘real healing’

See on Scoop.it – Just a Plain Jane Catholic Boston, Mass., Apr 16, 2013 / 06:08 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A priest who offered consolation to passers-by after the explosion at the Boston Marathon said that the event left him with … Continue reading

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