Daily Archives: 27 September 2009

un- – – – – tethered

From Astronomy Pic of the Day:

Explanation: At about 100 meters from the cargo bay of the space shuttle Challenger, Bruce McCandless II was further out than anyone had ever been before. Guided by a Manned Maneuvering Unit (MMU), astronaut McCandless, … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict to Czechs: resist relativism

His Holiness is on an Apostolic journey to the Czech Republic.  CNA has a story:

Visit to the Czech RepublicPope encourages Catholics to respond to increasing relativism
Prague, Czech Republic, Sep 26, 2009 / 02:55 pm (CNA).- Speaking late in afternoon on … Continue reading

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MN Catholic Conference: health care “flows from the sanctity of human life”

From CNA with my emphases:
Right to health care is grounded in sanctity of human life, U.S. bishops consistently hold
Minneapolis, Minn., Sep 27, 2009 / 02:54 am (CNA).- The Catholic bishops of the United States have continually emphasized that the right … Continue reading

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