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  • Global outcry saves Latin news show broadcast from Finland

    Global outcry saves Latin news show broadcast from Finland

    • Dec 29, 2017

    By broadcasting radio news in Latin, “Finland has done something that had earlier been experimented with only in the Vatican in the 1930s,” wrote Latin professors Christian Laes from the University of Antwerp and Dirk Sacre from the Catholic University of Leuven in Belgium in an op-ed article published recently in Finland’s leading daily, Helsingin Sanomat.

  • Pope Francis prays for an end to ‘inhuman violence’ of terrorism

    Pope Francis prays for an end to ‘inhuman violence’ of terrorism

    • Aug 20, 2017

    Pope Francis on Sunday prayed that God will liberate the world from the “inhuman violence” of terrorism, in the wake of incidents over the past week in Burkina Faso, Barcelona and Finland that left a total of 34 people dead. The pontiff has long condemned terrorism, especially when it’s religiously-inspired, insisting that it’s “blasphemy” to kill in the name of God.

  • Explaining papal calm on security, plus a note on the convert debate

    Explaining papal calm on security, plus a note on the convert debate

    • Aug 20, 2017

    In the wake of the latest spike in violence across Europe, the Vatican says it’s not taking extra security precautions, in part because safeguards were already “very strong.” Popes often feel a greater degree of calm about their safety than other public figures, because, let’s face it, from their point of view, they’ve got the ultimate safety net.