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A funny thing about being a priest

When American Jesuit Jake Martin entered the novitiate in 2004, he thought he would have to set aside being a comedian. 'I am holy now or whatever', he says with a laugh. He did not actively pursue gigs, yet found himself being given opportunities to perform. It felt like affirmation. 'I've done this long enough now to know that God wants ...

Is the Internet killing religion?

Is the Internet killing religion? We can blame the Internet for plenty: the proliferation of ...

The world’s most religiously diverse country: Singapore

The world’s most religiously diverse country: Singapore It won't come as any surprise that Vatican City is ...

Study offers new theory on ‘very painful’ crucifixion

Study offers new theory on ‘very painful’ crucifixion A new study conducted by Liverpool scientists suggests the Shroud ...

Online satire sparks change in communist Vietnam

Online satire sparks change in communist Vietnam A critical blog post could land you in jail in ...

Myanmar’s ‘refugees of the mind’

Myanmar’s ‘refugees of the mind’ The nondescript road in Yangon’s Tamwe township is deserted. The ...

Myanmar still plagued by landmine terror

Two men and a woman sit silently watching their new ...

Philippines labor slump hits graduates hard

Philippines labor slump hits graduates hard Kristene Joy Alas is on her way to receiving her ...

Stardom beckons for Sicilian singing nun

Stardom beckons for Sicilian singing nun Italy’s singing nun, Sister Cristina Scuccia, is going viral and ...

Overseas assignments await priest graduates

Overseas assignments await priest graduates He speaks Ilocano, English and Tagalog, with a smattering of ...

Poverty remains a substantial obstacle to education in Bangladesh

Poverty remains a substantial obstacle to education in Bangladesh Every morning around 9am, dozens of boisterous children who flock ...
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  2. Here is what Pope Benedict said to the bishops of Switzerland on November 9, 200...
    Said FrSeanCoyle on 2013-10-09 16:02:00
  3. stop RHbill for Gods sake!!!...
    Said joy on 2013-07-17 20:03:00
  4. a woman who agree this RH bill has no heart. God forgive her she do'nt know what...
    Said joy on 2013-07-17 20:02:00
  5. It is very hard to trust a muslim. They worship a false god and will break the ...
    Said on 2013-07-17 12:23:00
  6. Assuredly, thus said the LORD GOD ALMIGHTY YISRAEL to Roman Christian Catholic B...
    Said Angel Santie on 2013-06-28 19:39:00
  7. God let man or as we say permit man to create this way of comunication, why we w...
    Said joy on 2013-06-26 20:46:00
  8. Pray for the victims of clergy sexual abuse....
    Said on 2013-06-06 08:01:00
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